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Property industry a shining light for the Government
29 May 2015

While the economy has slowed and commodity prices have dropped sharply, the housing industry has been the one shining light for the Government.

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Melbourne's ugliest homes featured on anonymous Instagram page
27 May 2015

Ugly homeowners be warned! There’s an anonymous Instagram identity stalking the streets of Melbourne, looking to publicise the city’s ugliest homes for a laugh on @uglymelbournehouses.

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Pressure on house prices could ease if the big four are forced to raise $18b in capital
27 May 2015

The big four banks might have to raise $18 billion of new capital as the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority continues to look at implementing recommendations from the financial system inquiry.

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Major bank tightens investment lending criteria
22 May 2015

As of today, Bankwest will apply new lending criteria for those seeking investment loans that will require applicants to have a deposit of at least 20 per cent.

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RBA leaves door open for one more rate cut
21 May 2015

The Reserve Bank is leaving the door well and truly open to another interest rate cut due to fears house prices in some Australian cities will fall without further assistance.

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