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  • More Signs The Housing Boom Is Cooling


  • Shift To Apartments May Cause Volatility


  • Halloween Traditions Around The World


  • Home Sales Flat In Sept


  • CEO Warns RBA Tread Carefully On Housing


  • Housing Shortage Good News For Stockland

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Tim McIntyre: Commuting From Outside The City

Saturday, July 26, 2014

It can take hours to get to work in a capital city, so why not move to a nearby regional area and commute?

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More Signs The Housing Boom Is Cooling

Monday, July 14, 2014

Australia's property market boom is cooling off but housing remains a shining light of the economy.

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Shift To Apartments May Cause Volatility

Friday, October 31, 2014

Australia's taste for housing is shifting and it could ultimately mean more volatility in housing prices.

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Halloween Traditions Around The World

Thursday, October 30, 2014

If you thought Halloween was all about tricking and treating, we're about to prove you wrong!

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Home Sales Flat In Sept

Thursday, October 30, 2014

New home sales were flat in September, weighed down by a 2.3 per cent fall in the sale of detached houses.

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CEO Warns RBA Tread Carefully On Housing

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The chief executive of Mortgage Choice has taken aim at the Reserve Bank, saying talk of curbing property investor activity was fruitless and perplexing.

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Housing Shortage Good News For Stockland

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A flood of foreign investors and a housing supply shortage will combine to deliver a strong real estate market for years to come, property developer Stockland says.

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Home Prices Up Further

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Housing prices continue to creep higher as the pre-Christmas selling season ramps up.

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City Fringe Housing Won't Help Supply: RBA

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Building houses on city fringes may be counter-productive to solving Australia's supply shortage, since most people want to live near the city, a Reserve Bank official says.

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Tim McIntyre: Use Multiple Lenders

Monday, October 27, 2014

If you want to build a serious investment property portfolio, you probably know it’s important to spread your risk around.

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House Price Growth Softens

Friday, October 24, 2014

A slowdown in house price growth has put pay to talk of an overheated market and could open the way for a further fall in interest rates, a survey suggests.

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Home Sales Take A Breather

Friday, October 24, 2014

The number of homes being sold has slowed from last year's frenetic pace.

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Strong Land Sales A Good Sign For Building

Friday, October 24, 2014

Strong demand for residential land points to a healthy year ahead for housing construction.

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Housing Prices Still On The Rise

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The threat of regulatory curbs on lending has not slowed the upward march of house prices.

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Rising House Prices Lift Spirits

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Australians are set to loosen the purse strings a little as rising house prices give consumer confidence a leg up.

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Tim McIntyre: Depreciation

Saturday, October 18, 2014

We’re all used to values of properties going up over time. Unlike a car, which loses value the second you start the engine, a property can build equity immediately.

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Some Must-Dos For First-Home Buyers

Friday, October 17, 2014

Buying your first home can be nerve-racking.

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Foreigners Buy One In Six New Aussie Homes

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Foreign buyers are flocking to buy Australian property, snapping up one out of every six new homes - and that number is set to get higher.

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Jen Hawkins - New Sydney Property Mogul?

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Supermodel, TV star, businesswoman and now property mogul?

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Is Now The Time To Invest In Property?

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Reserve Bank is talking about throwing a wet blanket on property investor activity, so what does that mean for any would-be investors out there?

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Giant Mosaic Unearthed In Greek Tomb

Monday, October 13, 2014

An imposing mosaic of a man driving a chariot has been uncovered in the largest antique tomb ever found in Greece, in Amphipolis in northern Macedonia.

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Tim McIntyre: Online Lenders

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Interest rates may be low, but if you think outside the big four banks and check out all your other loan options, you have probably noticed that online only lenders always seem to offer better rates than most of the banks that have an actual physical presence in the community.

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Investor Share Of Housing Loans Up Again

Friday, October 10, 2014

The proportion of housing loans snapped up by investors hit a new high in August, highlighting the difficult task faced by the Reserve Bank.

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Home loans fall 0.9% in August

Friday, October 10, 2014

The number of home loans approved in August fell 0.9 per cent, official figures show.

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Low Rates Not Driving Home Building: RBA

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Low interest rates are doing what they are meant to do - boost housing prices, a Reserve Bank official says.

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Housing Rents Lagging Behind Price Rises

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Housing rents are lagging well behind prices in all capital cities, increasing the dependence of investors on capital gains.

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Foreign Buyers To Blame For Home Prices

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Foreign investment is being blamed as the main driver of soaring property prices in Australia's main capital cities.

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Housing Prices Up, Auction Clearances Down

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Housing prices rose for the second week in a row last week, but auction clearance rates fell as the RBA talked about using regulations to cool the market.

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Men Fast, Women Steady Savers

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

When it comes to saving, men are "fast and determined" while women take it "slow and steady".

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Are You Taking On Too Much Debt?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

When the central bank starts worrying about a potential housing bubble, it might be time to take stock of your finances - are you taking on too much debt?

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