The golden rule when looking for a property to buy: There will always be another house
So says former psychologist Peter Quarry who has been through the buy/sell/buy cycle eight times since purchasing his first Melbourne property for $32,000 in 1982.
ANZ and Westpac Group tighten grip on residential property
Westpac Group and ANZ, which combined account for nearly 40 per cent of the nation's mortgage lending, are tightening control over borrowers with confidential changes to assessment, approval and monitoring.
根据西澳银行（Bankwest）2017年《首次购房买家报告(First Time Buyer)》，新州首次购房买家凑够首付款平均用时长达6年，并且只有8.1%的居民能够踏进市场。在购房平均首付款高达215,133澳元的悉尼，居民需要8.2年才能凑齐这笔款项。房价不断高涨，而工资增长停滞不前，澳洲家庭面临着巨大的挑战。
Apartment prices cut and buyer incentives boosted as developers struggle to sell
Sellers are lowering prices on high rise inner-city apartments by up to 10 per cent, advisers are being offered $10,000 commissions to recommend apartment sales, builders are adding 'free' luxury fixtures and lenders are including new incentives – on top of record low rates – in a bid to revive flagging residential property markets, analysis of market offers reveals.
Will house prices have a soft landing or a crash landing?
Scott Morrison says proudly that - so far - Australia has been able to achieve "a soft landing" in the housing market. He points out Sydney's annual price growth rates of about 17 per cent have fallen to 3 per cent in the space of nine months after a "pretty subtle change" in macro-prudential controls.
Property doesn't always make you money as data shows house price falls over the past decade
A report by analysts CoreLogic applied the latest Consumer Price Index data, which shows the rate of inflation, to national dwelling values over the past 10 years.
Melbourne's western suburbs the busiest as auction market kicks into action
Melbourne's western suburbs were the country's busiest as first-home buyers and owner occupiers focused on more affordable markets in an awakening housing market.
What your chances are of buying a unit in Sydney for below $400,000
Last year ended with a second quarter of price moderation for Sydney’s unit market. The median unit price corrected a further 0.4 per cent to $736,879 in the December quarter of 2017. The annual rate of growth has slowed to a 15-month low of 1.7 per cent.
Chinese New Year to start buying spree in Australian capitals
WHILE there’s been a marked fall in Chinese residential property buying across Sydney, the depth of the enrichened 1.4 billion Chinese population means there is always likely to be some demand coming our way.
Opulent St Kilda East mansion relisted with million-dollar discount
AN extravagant St Kilda East mansion has been relisted for about $1 million less than it originally hit the market for last year.
Property slump could push the economy into recession, top economists warn
Falling property prices in Sydney and Melbourne could cause the nation's wealthiest consumers to cut back sharply on spending and drive the economy into recession, according to leading economists.
Housing demand in Coolaroo, South Morang has ‘skyrocketed’
RAMPANT demand is draining the supply of available housing in affordable Coolaroo, South Morang and Sunshine North, creating conditions experts say are driving price growth.
Buying off-the-plan property is going to get more complicated in July
A federal government plan to plug a multibillion-dollar revenue hole will make life harder for off-the-plan buyers and mum and dad developers, property experts have warned.
First-time home buyers cannot afford 20 per cent deposit
First home buyers are struggling to produce a 20 per cent deposit for their property, a new survey has revealed.
NSW and Victoria’s property decline sees other states shine
Property in Australia’s often-forgotten states is finally creeping back into the spotlight after years dominated by soaring Sydney and Melbourne prices, according to NAB’s latest quarterly residential property index, which notes a tumble in east-coast sentiment and confidence.
First home buyers rule the cooling new housing market
First home buyers are the rising force in a cooling residential property market, according to the latest NAB survey of industry professionals.
Chinese developer David Wang launches more units on the Gold Coast
The chairman of the luxury Peninsula Shanghai Hotel, David Wang is launching two new apartment towers at his Cambridge Residences on the Gold Coast.
Wolfdene buys $100m Melbourne residential site from Villa World
Melbourne developer Wolfdene, led by emerging property tycoon Michael Goldthorp, has snapped up a 200-hectare land parcel in the city's northern suburbs for $100 million from ASX-listed Villa World and its joint venture partner CVC Limited.
Westpac Group set to review foreign and local property buyers
Westpac Group, the nation's second largest mortgage provider, will next Monday announce new borrowing terms and conditions for local and foreign residential property buyers on partner visas.
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