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Another hot weekend for Melbourne's auction clearance rates
27 March 2017

It was another strong weekend for Melbourne’s auction clearance rates despite the current economic environment of lending crackdowns and interest rate hikes from banks.

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There's still room for property investment lending despite regulator crackdowns: Mortgage Choice CEO
24 March 2017

Mortgage Choice CEO John Flavell has told the Australian Financial Review there’s enough funding in the market to keep housing investors going despite lending cutbacks.

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Further APRA crackdowns loom as September quarter house price growth sizzles
21 March 2017

The heat is on state governments and banking regulators to take more heat from the property market after figures show house price growth more than doubled in the last three months of 2016 in Melbourne and Sydney.

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Stamp duty concession for first-home buyers could actually drive up prices
16 March 2017

The Victorian Government has axed stamp duty for first-home buyers on homes under $600,000 to help fight the housing affordability crisis, but will it have the opposite effect and push prices higher?

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The biggest trend in Australian housing
14 March 2017

The biggest trend in Australian housing right now is for one-person households and demand is far exceeding supply.

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