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Pressure on lenders to remain prudent
28 May 2014

As banks are taking more risks in their lending to capture the low interest rate $1.3 trillion mortgage market, it has sparked more warnings to banks to be wary

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Investors hoping for capital gains as rental yields slow
27 May 2014

While home prices are surging, rents are crawling to their slowest pace since the global financial crisis and some economists are concerned that investors are buying property hoping mainly for capital gains.

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Northern Territory Government scraps first home buyer grant for established homes
22 May 2014

The ever-changing landscape of first home buyer grants continues to evolve as the Northern Territory government announces it is scrapping its $12,000 grant for first home buyers who buy established property from the end of the year.

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Australia's property market one of the most overvalued worldwide
21 May 2014

Australia’s property market is one of the most over-valued in the world according to a report from Deutsche Bank Global Markets Research.

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Family homes and negative gearing escape federal budget cut backs
20 May 2014

Negative gearing is still alive and well in Australia after it survived the federal budget knife.

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