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Lucy Dean

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What is wealthy in Australia?

A recent poll has shown that wealth is a subjective term, with some Australians believing that being “wealthy” mean...READ MORE

How the Australian property marketplace could change

Affordability is often in the minds of the general public, and that, combined with rental opportunities, are reshaping t...READ MORE

Regulation is ‘squeezing’ property investors out

Tightened lending requirements have pushed investors out of the property market, which has, in turn, triggered the pric...READ MORE

Recession is not the answer and will lead to ‘destruction’: RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia has slammed claims that a recession is the only way for the Australian economy to improve,...READ MORE

Where are Australia’s ‘hottest’ rentvestor suburbs?

Rentvesting popularity is growing and now accounts for over 30 per cent of all property investments in Australia, acco...READ MORE

IMF ‘surprised’ by post-GFC debt appetite

The International Monetary Fund has expressed shock that advanced economies are still keen to borrow more despite the ...READ MORE

‘Melbourne has stolen Chinese buyers’: Juwai

More than 40 per cent of all Chinese buying inquiries in the year to date have been for Melbourne, making the southern c...READ MORE

‘Latent risks’ in housing market trigger Genworth downgrade

LMI provider Genworth has had its A3 credit rating downgraded by Moody’s, with the agency citing “high and rising l...READ MORE

More than 60% of young property owners 'over-indebted'

The average household debt across the country has nearly doubled since 2003–04 and young Australians are the most affe...READ MORE

DomaCom pushes into retirement space

Fractional property investment company DomaCom has announced plans to introduce a new equity release product to the mark...READ MORE

Morningstar rejects ‘doomsday’ UBS report

Ratings agency Morningstar has described as “exaggerated” a report from UBS which claims that Australian banks hold ...READ MORE

APRA taken to task over banks’ back book repricing

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has faced heavy scrutiny over lenders potentially using the crackdown on ...READ MORE

Nearly one-third of Aussies prefer fixed rates

Demand for fixed rates is at its highest level since December 2013, with nearly one-third of borrowers opting for the re...READ MORE

ASIC targets reverse mortgages as lenders ditch products

In a bid to address the issues that affect older Australians, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission will ...READ MORE

Foreign buyers slugged in WA budget

The Western Australian government hopes to raise $48 million in additional revenue through a 4 per cent surcharge on pro...READ MORE


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