Cameron Kusher

COVID lockdowns delay spring selling season

Analysts point to the impact that a lack of supply could have on property prices

Australia's top property hotspots in 2021

Pandemic-fuelled factors are driving property seekers to suburbs and city outskirts, expert says

Could Frydenberg's proposed spending spree backfire?

The treasurer wants Australians to part with some of their savings, but will that cause interest rates to spike?

High hopes for ‘restricted’ scheme

While a few concerns have been raised about the government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, commentators already expect it will provide a boost to the market

A boost for borrowers

APRA’s change to the serviceability assessment rate has been met with positivity, as many dubbed the rate introduced in 2014 outdated, but there are still questions as to whether it will make borrowing easier

"Sensible" APRA changes would boost capacity of home borrowers

The regulator has put its proposals out to consultation

Are first home buyers pulling back?

As the bank launches a new campaign to help new home owners, MPA looks at the market it's after

Nearly a third of houses sold for less than $400,000 last FY

Unsurprisingly, very few houses and units in Sydney transacted for less than that

Getting the lowdown on the housing credit "crunch"

The term "crunch" might be a "little overzealous" despite challenges in dwelling values and credit growth: CoreLogic

Rents remain on the upswing in second quarter

But rental growth is expected to soften over the coming months