Low Interest Rates Will Inflate Property Prices, Economists Warn

Leading economists have predicted a significant increase in median national house prices should further RBA (Reserve Bank of Australia) interest rate cuts occur. As reported in the Herald, leading economist Saul Eslake predicts a “second 25 basis point cut to 2 percent” over the next few months. Higher dwelling prices coupled with income growth stagnation…

High Prices and Low Supply Affecting Home Ownership

As our property experts continue to debate whether Australia is in the midst of a pricing bubble, recent research for the Swiss-based Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has revealed that Australian property prices are now higher than they typically have been in comparison to both rental prices and incomes. Corroborating a recent analysis by the…

The Time to Own Your Own Home is Now

With the availability of government financial incentives and attractively low interest rates, there’s never been a better time for renters in Australia to own their own home. However, although people are attracted to the idea of owning their own homes, difficulties in securing deposits, knock-backs from banks, astronomical prices and the hard work and commitment…

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