Shadow lending saw the biggest improvement in arrears rates
Stamp duty eats into buyers’ deposits, forcing them to settle for smaller homes or take on heftier mortgages
Prices in Australia’s two biggest housing markets could be due to the higher number of listings recorded.
Members of the industry reacted to a critical op-ed published by a UNSW professor
Despite strong economic growth, growth in real wages hasn’t caught up
Loyal mortgage customers often have to settle significantly higher interest rates than what the so-called disloyal customers pay.
As it turns out, the demand for housing is already being met by other regions beyond the capital territory.
The bank’s forecast for building approvals is equally pessimistic