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Unemployment rate slightly down: ABS

The number of workers waiting to start or return to their jobs in May has caused a small drop in unemployment, the ABS has ...

Mortgagor spending eases month on month: Major bank

New research has found mortgage holders have curbed their spending in May from the previous month.

Median house prices continue to rise across much of Australia

Despite predictions expecting the contrary, median house prices across many parts of the country are still rising.

Plenti announces new CEO

The lender has named its new CEO set to enter the role in late July.

Resi mortgage growth remains above pre-COVID-19 levels

Although growth has weakened, residential mortgage growth continues to perform above pre-pandemic levels, APRA has revealed

Tasmanian FHB support passes House of Assembly

Tasmania is the latest state to make changes to its stamp duty concessions for first home buyers.

Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide to continue outperforming other states

Research from a major bank has suggested these states will see new peaks in house prices over the next year.

AMP Bank to ‘transform’ settlement process

Continuing the bank’s digital transformation, AMP Bank has partnered with MSA National.

Qld passes Help to Buy legislation

Queensland has become the first state to pass the federal government’s share equity scheme legislation.

Major bank shifts rate call

The major bank has cited “several factors” contributing to the change of its cash rate call.

Miles government increases FHB stamp duty concessions to $700k

The Queensland government has announced reduced costs for first home owners through lifting the concession on the transfer ...

Total dwelling values show subdued growth: ABS

The total dwelling value growth in Australia slowed in the March quarter according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

More falling behind on repayments despite ‘contained’ lending risks

The number of mortgage holders failing to meet repayments has continued a steady climb, the CFR has found.

Home prices to increase 6% in 2024: Westpac

With house price growth varying between states, the major bank has unpacked its house price forecast for the rest of the year

Housing affordability improves for first time since 2021

The proportion of income needed to meet repayments has dropped for the first time since the beginning of 2021, REIA has said

Master Builders calls for construction industry reform

The building association has called for action from the government with the construction industry currently the weakest link ...

Perth property listings down 41.5% YOY: REIWA

As supply has continued to undercut demand, the amount of properties listed for sale has plummeted in Perth, according to the ...

Interest rate levels more of a worry for buyers than sellers

Concerns over interest rate hikes are placing pressure on plenty of Aussies. However, new research has revealed that buyers ...

Victorian property tax to affect investment decisions

SMSF trustees that invest in qualifying use property in Victoria from 1 July 2024 will need to be aware of how the new ...

New mortgage values up almost 25% YOY

The ABS has revealed a surge in the value of new borrower-accepted loan commitments year on year.

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