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Lucy Dean

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housing growth, wage growth, property market, property investment, finance, RBA

Wage growth needs to surpass housing growth, claims RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia has stated that although it does not focus on the property market, it “would be a good ...
old apartment, portfolio, investment, investing, property investment

Should you add your old apartment to your portfolio?

Investors looking to upsize their main residency may want to think twice about keeping that old apartment, according to ...
Investing, interstate investment, price, property market

Interstate investment: Don’t just look at the price

When making the jump to investing in an interstate property, a property consultant warns there’s more than just a pric...

Growth in older investors has RBA worried

The number of property investors over the age of 60 is on the up, and this trend is leaving the Reserve Bank of Australi...
Property landscape, major structural change, property investments

‘Major structural change’ in property landscape

Lenders are moving away from property investors and towards upgraders, representing a “major structural change” in t...
China, Chinese buyers

‘No evidence’ Chinese buyers are driving up housing prices

Despite public perception that the “nefarious actions” of Chinese buyers are pushing up housing prices, there’s ...
Rentvesting, property investments

Should empty nesters consider rentvesting?

Rentvesting is generally “more popular” with young Australians, but older Australians should “definitely” consid...
property investors, investments, high returns, housing returns

Property investors ‘shouldn't assume’ high returns will continue

Home owners and investors have experienced a slight softening in their housing returns and should expect a “further mo...

‘Melbourne has stolen Chinese buyers’: Juwai

More than 40 per cent of all Chinese-buying inquiries in the year to date have been for Melbourne, making the southern c...
A garden in Perth, with the word Perth grown out of flowers

WA budget slugs foreign buyers, helps state economy

The Western Australian government hopes to raise $48 million in additional revenue through a 4 per cent surcharge on pro...
Arrow down

APRA limits ‘extraordinarily successful’

Residential building is “on the threshold of a sharp decline”, courtesy of an “extraordinarily successful regulato...
House and coins

One-quarter of investors concerned over rising property prices

Cost of living is a concern for nearly one-third of Australian property investors while one-quarter worry about increasi...

RBA delivers cash rate verdict

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced the official cash rate for September, following its monthly board meeting. ...
A house on a tower of jenga bricks

Growth rates ‘unsustainable’ but ‘cataclysmic’ crash unlikely

The rate of growth in the Australian property market is “unsustainable”, CoreLogic’s director of research has warn...
RBA, cash rate, interest, money

RBA announces official cash rate call

The Reserve Bank of Australia has made its official interest rate call for July following its monthly board meeting. ...


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