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Major think tank says new first home-buyer scheme could be counterproductive
17 October 2019

Major think tank player the Grattan Institute says the new federal government plan to help first home-buyers afford a deposit is ineffective and might even be counterproductive.

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Commercial property surge as investors look to park their cash
11 October 2019

High net-worth investors are behind a big surge in capital being invested in the commercial property sector around the country.

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Borrowers set to borrow more for mortgages as interest rates dive down
09 October 2019

Mortgage brokers say the record-low interest rates of just 0.75 per cent will see borrowers borrow more for their mortgage despite debt risks and economic uncertainty.

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Calls grow to continue easing the restrictions on lending
03 October 2019

Some of the biggest movers and shakers in the real estate industry have come out in support of the Government’s calls to release the shackles of tight lending restrictions to get credit flowing again.

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Reserve Bank cuts rates to new record-low 0.75%
02 October 2019

The nation’s central bank didn’t stop there, indicating it will cut rates again if employment, economic growth and the global economy don’t improve.

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