Despite measures to cool the property market, the latest findings from a comparison website revealed that investor borrowing only slid by a mere 2% in the September quarter.
Theft claims are now becoming a common type of claim for landlord insurance policies, and landlords are urged to protect their property investments from these crimes.
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If the latest slew of positive data is an indication, then the worst might be over for the one of the world's biggest economies.
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Private developers are snatching up prime vacant land across Sydney in anticipation of the second wave of first homebuyers according to Colliers International.
House prices in Perth rebounded in the March quarter, racking up a healthy 2% increase in median sale prices, according to the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA).
Various economic pieces have fallen into place to make now an ideal time to invest in residential property - especially for current renters - said a real estate agency executive.
The sizes of backyards around homes in Australia's cities are getting smaller, as affordability and location become buyers' new priorities.
After a stint of inaction last month, the Reserve Bank swung back into gear today and lowered interest rates by 25 basis points to reach 3%. But while the move is likely to make existing mortgage holders happy about their lower payments, it may have limited results in stimulating more demand in the housing market, said an expert.
Property investors who buy now in Queensland will have timed themselves into making major gains in the next couple of years, according to an investment report out this week.
With demand already outstripping supply in many areas, the housing shortage could grow even more in coming years in certain states.
US home prices have gone so low that more buyers are getting back into the market, the latest figures show.
Australia's population grew by 1.84% to 21,542,000 over the 12 months to September 2008 - the fastest pace in nearly four decades.
In the current economic climate it is natural for residential property buyers and investors to have fears. They worry about the length and depth of the economic decline. They worry about job stability. They worry that property is not affordable or that if they buy, prices may fall further. They worry about interest rates.
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While the outlook remains uncertain, Australia's property market showed signs of stabilising, according to a new report.
Often overshadowed by the larger capital city housing markets, the regional areas of Australia can also present good investment opportunities, said RP Data.
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