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.
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The outlook for the Australian mortgage market remains strong, with independent market analyst Datamonitor predicting that lending commitments will top $349bn by 2012. However, it warned that the next 12-18 months have more uncertain prospects
Interest rate hikes and the higher costs of living are weakening levels of borrowing, with investor housing growing by 9.5% in annual terms – the weakest growth rate since records have been maintained, more than 17 years ago.
Investors with self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) looking to diversify into property investment now have direct access to prime Sydney office space with tenants in place, the purchase of which can be completely financed through superannuation.
The federal government has outlined plans to consider federal regulation of property investment spruikers, in an attempt to regulate activities and protect consumers from dodgy transactions.
House price growth in Adelaide is showing its first signs of easing, according to Real Estate Institute of SA (REISA) figures
Large numbers of Australian homeowners face the prospect of up to 50% increases in their mortgage repayments this year, warns property group Raine & Horne.
Demand for inner-city apartments in Sydney is expected to increase slightly this year, with a substantial upturn forecast for late next year, according to new research.
The Queensland State Government has ruled out building a road bypass west of Brisbane, and will instead investigate a range of projects including new tunnels, new public transport options and new roads on preserved corridors, as part of its Western Brisbane Transport Network Investigation.
Bargain-conscious property investors got back into the action in March, lured by the attractive prices on offer in the market, a new report has shown
The Reserve Bank has left the official cash rate at a 12-year high of 7.25%, with mounting evidence to suggest that previous rate hikes are working to slow growth and stem inflationary pressures.
First homebuyers need to be considered in this year’s SA State Budget by way of stamp duty relief, according to the Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA), who revealed that in the last five years, stamp duty on property has yielded $849m over original budget estimates.
While the outlook for the economy remains reasonable, the risk of a hard landing in 2009 is rising as the Reserve Bank of Australia gets tougher against inflation, according to a leading economist
Australia and New Zealand are experiencing the most severe affordability crisis among English-speaking countries, according to a report by Demographia.
Rental returns in Melbourne are likely to rise rapidly as the rental vacancy rate fell in February, for the first time, to below 1%
Australia's property markets staged spectacular gains over the past 12 months. And according to Tim Lawless, RP Data national residential research director, there are still plenty of opportunities for those who want to get into the market.
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