The levy would deter speculative holding and bring under-utilised properties to the market
The lowest-priced houses in greater Sydney are more expensive compared with other assets – including office space in the CBD
This is severely reducing the already limited supply of properties for tenants looking for long-term homes
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Rental vacancies fell Australia-wide in February, with Canberra leading the pack as the most tightly-supplied market.
Australian households are in good financial shape despite historically high debt-to-income levels.
Banks are increasing their maximum loan to valuation ratios in a race to grow volumes - much to the concern of the Reserve Bank. Does this signal a return to 100% loans?
As vacancy rates tumble in Sydney and Newcastle, the Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW) has called for the state's politicians to come up with a clear strategy to deal with the state's ongoing rental squeeze.
Aussie Home Loans founder John Symond has renewed calls to scrap the Federal Government’s proposed ban on mortgage exit fees, stating that the ban will decrease competition and could result in higher interest rates on home loan products.
Housing stock on the market has hit a two-year high, a property research firm has found.
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Median house prices in five of Australia's seven capital cities increased during the December quarter, according to recently released figures by the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA).
The chairman of the Future Fund has warned that house prices could be vulnerable to global economic shocks.
A change of government next week could bring property developers flooding back to NSW.
The number of suburbs in Australia with median house prices of more than $1m increased by more than a third last year.
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