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Housing market

9 Oct 2017
'No such thing as the Australian housing market', says CBA
The outgoing CEO of CBA has said that there is no such thing as the Australian housing market, that the “vast majority” o...
1 Aug 2017
‘Culmination’ of factors sees Australian housing market ‘lose steam’
Higher mortgage rates, affordability barriers and tighter lending criteria are biting and, as a result, the Australian housin...
5 Jul 2018
‘Flat’ housing market no longer contributing to growth: RBA
The central bank is no longer expecting the Australian housing market to make a positive contribution to economic growth, cit...
15 Sep 2017
‘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 level ...
24 Jan 2018
‘No affordable housing markets in Australia’, report finds
Australia has no affordable housing markets, and Sydney is the second least affordable housing market in the world, a new rep...
7 Aug 2017
‘Orderly unwinding’ in housing market likely: S&P
A “sharp correction” in the housing market is unlikely to occur in the next two years, but an “orderly unwinding” is ...
2 Aug 2016
‘Tsunami of supply’ to hit housing markets
A new report from BIS Shrapnel has warned that slowing population growth and an oversupply of apartments will pave the way fo...
24 Sep 2018
Analyst warns of housing market ‘wild cards’
The trajectory of the recent decline in property prices has been “unremarkable”; however, “several wild cards remain”...
21 Jul 2015
APRA forces its hand to cool housing market
Australia’s biggest banks have been forced to restrict their mortgage lending, in a move that could have big implications f...
20 Jul 2015
APRA warns of housing market risks
Australia’s prudential banking regulator has said it may be forced to act after warning of “heightened levels of risk” ...
1 Feb 2017
Australia’s housing markets ‘severely unaffordable’
All of Australia’s five major housing markets have been classed as "severely unaffordable" by a recent report, with Sydney ...
10 Jul 2017
Australian housing market at ‘turning point’: HSBC
Australia is now experiencing the bottom of the interest rate cycle and the second half of 2017 will be a “turning point”...
18 Oct 2017
Australian housing market is ‘frothy’
A property finance lawyer has said that he does not believe that the Australian housing market is in a “bubble”. Instead...
10 Jun 2016
Banks warned of growing housing market risks
A re-acceleration in house prices and increasing household leverage are bad news for the credit profiles of Australian banks,...
6 Aug 2018
Can the housing market and the broader economy cope with higher mortgage rates?
The Reserve Bank has kept official interest rates sitting at 1.5 per cent ever since August 2016 which represents the longest...
2 May 2017
Conditions slow in nation’s hottest housing markets
April figures from CoreLogic show a slowdown in housing market conditions in Sydney and Melbourne, with capital city dwelling...
18 Sep 2018
Housing market ‘broken’ for aspirants
Prospective home buyers have been “locked out” of the property market off the back of “alarming” price growth, with o...
16 May 2019
Housing market ‘green shoots’ beginning to emerge
The housing market is showing signs of recovery, but a “V-shaped” reversal from the current trend is unlikely, according ...
20 Feb 2017
Housing market ‘not all about owning home’, says RBA
The RBA’s assistant governor (economic) says that although there are some “pockets of potential stress” in the housing ...
21 Nov 2017
Housing market is ‘oversupplied’: ANU
A new study by the Australian National University has stated that, despite reports of a housing shortage, there remains an ov...


Hello Linda, It is refreshing to see a commentator acknowledging that there are distinct and different property markets in Australia. Sure Sydney has seen significant price growth and to a lesser degr.....housing market is in bubble territory is quite frankly rubbish!

AusHousingCrash how would a cap on interest only LVR's help? Under your suggestion borrowers would just borrow 70% as an interest only loan and the another 20~25% principle and interest over 40 years .....housing market - 22-11-14 - comment by Albert Waldron

The lower dollar and interest rates are doing absolutely nothing except hurting seriously self funded retirees who will no doubt be lining up for government assistance and young people locked out of .....housing market for the next 4 generations. This is an exercise in stupidity ... Ive never seen anyt...
Big collapse coming driven by china slowdown and collapse in china stock market. Does not matter how much debt you create for loans. Supply and demand is simplistic and fails to explain how bubbles ar.....housing markets in those countries still collapsed.


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