Australian housing

Move in Now, Pay Later

This ‘Afterpay for real estate’ scheme is the latest initiative from sellers to try and breathe life into a deflating property market. Lenders and developers are getting creative with incentives as the property market slows…

Property Insight from a Sydney Cabbie

Sydney’s property market may have been fuelled by population growth. But also, by access to cheap and easy credit. Now banks are cutting back credit and increasing scrutiny on mortgage applications. Supply increasing and access…

The Switch to a Buyer’s Market

The housing market is very different from a few months ago. Back then, buyers were getting into frenzied auctions, spending more than what they had budgeted for and properties were going above the reserve. In…

No Taming the Debt Beast

Wages not growing and property prices at record highs mean that household debt is reaching record highs. And household debt is already becoming a burden that could restrict growth. Australian household debt is at one…

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