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Charbel Kadib

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Is the RBA in ‘wait and see’ mode ?

The Reserve Bank has signalled that it remains open to further cuts to the cash rate, but according to analysts, the cen...

The capital city hitting $2m milestones revealed

A new report shows that about 10 per cent of homes in one capital city have exceeded $2 million in value.

Credit demand to bounce following pre-election lull

Demand for housing finance has dripped to a 10-year low, but analysts are expecting the market to flip as the post-elect...

What did the RBA decide with cash rates this month?

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced its cash rate decision for October following its monthly board meeting. ...
Investor, IO loans, sharp falls, arrow down, decline, build of risk

Sharp falls in investor and IO loans have reduced ‘the build of risk...

APRA’s announcement of drops in investor and interest-only loan approvals has revealed the full extent of its macro-p...

RBA announces August cash rate decision

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced the official cash rate for August following its monthly board meeting. ...

RBA announces June cash rate decision

The official cash rate for June has been announced by the Reserve Bank of Australia following its monthly board meeting....
Mortgage, coins, money, repayment

Investors suffering less than owner-occupiers from mortgage repayments

New data indicates that investors are in a much better position to meet mortgage repayments than owner-occupiers. ...

RBA announces April cash rate decision

The official cash rate for April has been announced by the Reserve Bank of Australia following its monthly board meeting...
APRA IO reductions 'blunt interventions', cost taxpayers $500m

APRA IO reductions ‘blunt interventions’, cost taxpayers $500m

Lending restrictions put in place by APRA on interest-only loans have cost Australian taxpayers an approximate $500 mill...

RBA announces cash rate decision - February 2018

The official cash rate has been announced by the Reserve Bank of Australia following its monthly board meeting. ...
stamp duty

Remove stamp duty, senior economist says

A senior economist has said governments should consider removing stamp duty, which he claims is one of the most ineffi...
Vacancy rates in Sydney, property market, house market, rental market fluctuations

Sydney’s vacancy rate holds despite market fluctuations

Vacancy rates in Sydney have continued to hold, even with the looming downturn for the capital city’s property market....
Auction, house auction, buying or selling properties, property auction

Auctions a fear for nearly 1 in 5 buyers

Almost one in five Australians are afraid of buying or selling properties via auctions, according to a new study. ...
Parliament house

Government drafts housing affordability plan

In order to “improve housing outcomes for Australians”, the federal government has released draft legislation to hel...


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