Growing regulatory restrictions, which force banks to ration lending, particularly to property investors, are probably unnecessary, argues one analyst
Risky loans to borrowers and soaring house prices in Sydney and Melbourne could be recipe for disaster, RBA warns
Some experts think allowing investors to amass broader portfolios would give tenants more stability by expanding the rental stock
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Despite new taxes and Aussie bank lending restrictions on offshore investors, foreign buying surged last year and is expected to grow further this year and next
Net overseas migration accounted for 55% of Australia’s total population growth last year
Ninety percent of new units in selected larger projects in Fortitude Valley had resold at a loss over the past two years
It would worsen affordability for West Australian home buyers, owners, and investors
Future retirees will be draining their superannuation to meet steeper mortgage and rental expenses, warns an economist
Rapidly rising property prices in the major cities, record household debt, anemic wages growth, and competitive pressures among the lenders were cited for the potential crackdown
Analysts say borrowers should not discount chances that higher interest rates could burst a bubble created by the Reserve Bank
Demand from foreign investors is strong and property sales in the million-dollar range have reached new heights
Investor loans that are materially dependent on property cash flows to service repayments are the most likely to experience significant changes
At first glance, it appears foreign investors are driving up prices by snapping up homes. However, experts are not convinced the two are so clearly linked
A licenced buyer’s agent can give you the inside edge when buying in a competitive market like Sydney – but there are red flags to look out for to ensure you don’t get burnt.
They’re shifting their attention to Western Australia and Queensland
Fears that the property market could trigger a disruptive financial crisis is forcing the nation’s central bank to take tougher measures
A new world-class airport would help attract investors, property developers, and businesses to Melbourne’s southeast
Record-low rates aren’t just fuelling unsustainable house price growth; they’re also jeopardising the national economy, says a renowned economics journalist
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