Will A Slightly Hawkish RBA Cool Australian Residential Property Prices?

Will A Slightly Hawkish RBA Cool Australian Residential Property Prices?

As residential house prices across Australia continue to remain very strong, the latest update from the RBA has painted a slightly more hawkish picture for what lies ahead with interest rates.

Given the significant impact low rates have had on stoking the property market, it has many people asking, how will any rate rises change that dynamic going forward?

Home Values Rising At The Fastest Pace In 32 Years

Home Values Rising At The Fastest Pace In 32 Years

The latest set of figures from CoreLogic has confirmed what most homebuyers already know, which is that house prices are rising at a record pace. In March, house prices increased in value by 2.8% across Australia, which is the fastest rate we’ve seen since October 1988. Spurred on by record-low interest rates and a host…

House Prices Continue to Defy the Critics
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House Prices Continue to Defy the Critics

The latest house price data from CoreLogic has been released and it’s showing what many in the real estate industry have known for some time, that house prices are starting to climb in six out of eight of our capital cities and across many non-metro markets. Earlier in the year, when COVID was just starting…

Moving From Responsible to Sensible & Responsible Lending
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Moving From Responsible to Sensible & Responsible Lending

On Friday, the Federal Government announced the biggest change to lending standards we’ve seen since the GFC and it could make finance a lot easier to obtain for property investors. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is poised to put some of the responsibility back on the borrower and away from the lender in a move that aims…