Are investors to blame for high house prices?

In election 2016, Liberal, Labor and Greens politicians have talked a lot about whether property investors are driving up already high house prices. Heath Bedford, from Property Performance Advisory, said negative gearing and capital gains tax concessions have led to investors being falsely blamed for high house prices.

“The problem has more to do with strong population growth, a shortage of housing, low interest rates and focus on developing our capital cities.

Source: Mortgage Business

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