Category Archives: Banking

Housing affordability improves while rental affordability declines: report & analysis of new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has found that a slowdown in housing approvals is being felt in the economy at large.

Queensland Housing affordability in Queensland improved with the proportion of income required to meet loan repayments decreasing to 27.5%, a decrease of 0.6% over the quarter but remaining steady compared to the same quarter last year.  Over the March quarter, … Continue reading

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How savvy investors can cash in on suburban zoning changes

The greatest argument in city planning is about density. Most state governments want to contain city growth within the existing urban footprint. The alternative is urban sprawl, which is impractical and costly, because there’s no infrastructure in greenfield areas. To … Continue reading

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Ethical Real Estate Agents caring about their Vendors breath a sigh of relief, finally….

Purplebricks has announced it will exit the Australian market.  After creating a stir and much controversy since opening its doors in Australia, the fair fixed-fee network will wind up its business in this country.  Purplebricks Group CEO, Vic Darvey, said … Continue reading

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Businesses in states where daylight savings is observed, and those trading within them, are being reminded that it will soon come to an end. Daylight savings time will

Businesses in states where daylight savings is observed, and those trading within them, are being reminded that it will soon come to an end. Daylight savings time will end this Sunday, 7 April — sticking with its usual pattern of reverting … Continue reading

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5 tips to help you buy in a slow housing market | LJ Gilland Real Estate

The year is expected to be uneventful for Australia’s property market as conditions remain the same — the fall in home prices, particularly in cities which saw tremendous growth before the downturn, is anticipated to continue while lending rules are … Continue reading

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The RBA decided yesterday (4 November) to leave the cash rate at 1.5%, where it has stayed since August 2016. The last rate rise was from 4.5% to 4.75% in November 2010. With no evidence of a significant improvement in the domestic economy, many forecasters expect the cash rate will remain on hold through 2019 and also the following year.

The final cash rate of 2018 has been announced by the Reserve Bank of Australia. RBA governor Philip Lowe announced the rate would be remaining at 1.5%. As there is no cash rate meeting in January, this means the rate … Continue reading

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Some of the highest concentrations of property investors with negatively geared investment properties are in Labor-held electorates

  Flawed methodology. Bill Shorten said this yesterday and while I totally understand his honourable view, there are many other ways to go about helping first home buyers. What first home buyers want though is a good investment on top … Continue reading

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