What’s at the top of the NSW premier’s to-do list? Housing affordability. Gladys Berejiklian says she’s open to ideas; LJ Hooker CEO Grant Harrod has a few.
Property investors will need to get creative to overcome affordability problems and to steer clear of areas inundated with apartments in 2017.
In the non-bank category, Queensland-based Reduce Home Loans has picked up the top award for cheapest home loan the second year in a row.
Thinking about investing in property in 2017? Property experts Chris Gray, Jeremy Shephard and Margaret Lomas share their hot spots for 2017.
Some banks are no longer happy to offer low-deposit loans, so what does that mean for property investors? Find out which lenders will lend above a 95% LVR.
Investors seeking regular income from real estate would be better off putting more of their funds into commercial real estate rather than residential property. The average net income from Australian commercial property was 6.5% for the year to June 30, according to MSCI compared with 2.4% for houses and 3% for units (3.2% and 4.1%…
There’s always been plenty of debate about why younger people can’t enter the housing market, and in recent weeks it has kicked up a gear. The suggestion is that if young people stopped drinking coffee or stopped purchasing avocado on toast they would be able to afford to buy. My view is that this is…
Is the idea of saving for you first deposit getting you down? These strategies can help you get into your first home sooner rather than later.
Coming up with a bond for a parent to move into aged care often means selling the family home, but there is another alternative.
The Australian housing market is not a single entity. It is rather a collection of “1000 markets”, all with their own characteristics of supply and demand.