The property spruikers are out in force

Sky News’ property expert Margaret Lomas said the current low interest rates and hot property market was fuelling a "fear of missing out" and investors [...]

POSTED ON February 17, 2015
Possible new rules to limit lending to investors

The Reserve Bank of Australia reported that: "Recent housing price growth seems to have encouraged further investor activity. The RBA said that the composition of [...]

POSTED ON October 1, 2014
RBA considering new rules for investor loans

The governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Glenn Stevens, is concerned that investor finance is growing rapidly and is now nearly half of all [...]

POSTED ON September 29, 2014
RBA says house prices are ‘elevated’

Reserve Bank of Australia chief Glenn Stevens has acknowledged the "elevated level of housing prices." Stevens said that if people over-commit themselves financially, the economy [...]

POSTED ON September 12, 2014
House prices set to boom in 2014

House prices could rise 18 per cent in 2014 said SQM Research property analyst Louis Christopher.Sydney prices could increase by as much as 30 per [...]

POSTED ON September 18, 2013
Outlook brightens for house prices in 2012

The RBA's decision to cut rates on Melbourne Cup day resulted in an immediate impact on house prices with properties in Australia's capital cities recording [...]

POSTED ON January 5, 2012
Home repossessions boom in 2011

In 2011, lenders repossessed 22.5 per cent more homes than in 2010, according to data from Genworth. The western suburbs of Sydney and NSW Central [...]

POSTED ON January 4, 2012
Rate cuts spur home price rises

The Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut the official cash rate is paying dividends, with capital city values rising for the first time in [...]

POSTED ON January 3, 2012