The words “property oversupply” have been bandied around a lot, but recent data shows most markets actually have an undersupply of listings.
Tags: housing affordability
A survey has painted a bleak picture of the rental market, with tenants reporting discrimination and poorly maintained properties. But renters have rights.
CBA will suspend new lending for investors looking to refinance as part of a crackdown on investor lending, believed to be behind housing’s rapid growth.
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.
Simply adding housing affordability to the stated objectives of planning laws would go a long way in positioning the issue where decisions are made.
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…
Small spaces require a large dose of ingenuity to bring out their best but fortunately there are a lot of excellent solutions on the market. For studios, a bed that disappears into the wall when you don’t need it is perfect. There are a lot of wall beds to choose from, so you won’t have…
As the cost of housing has increased over time, the market has seen fewer overall housing transactions, despite a much larger national population. The high cost of housing is one of the reasons we are seeing fewer transactions however, the costs levied on transacting homes also discourage people from upsizing and downsizing into more appropriate…
Want to avoid paying rent in a busy city? There are a number of sites online that can help you launch your housesitting career.
Some suburbs are selling houses like wildfire, at almost half the rate of houses sold across the country. Where are Australia’s hottest selling suburbs?