Banks getting nervous around risky mining towns
26 November 2013

It's about to become harder to get finance in mining towns as banks rein in loans in resource sector areas.

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Property market cools as Christmas approaches
25 November 2013

The property market is showing signs of cooling down as we head towards Christmas, with Melbourne's auction clearance rate dropping to its lowest level since spring began.

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Your own home is hard to lose, but it can happen
22 November 2013

How's the serenity!? A man's home is generally his castle but can circumstances ever conspire so that you lose your bricks and mortar?

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Government scraps the NHSC
18 November 2013

The Federal Government has axed the National Housing Supply Council (NHSC). 

The NHSC was established in 2008 to keep track of housing supply, demand and affordability in Australia, and to identify gaps between housing demand and supply.

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Low interest rates attracting investors while first-home buyers struggle
12 November 2013

Property investors appear to be muscling in on entry-level property with the proportion of mortgages offered to first home buyers hitting record lows.

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