• 15/08/2022

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When will we reach peak interest and what will happen to the property market?

When will we reach peak interest and what will happen to the property market?

Interest rates have increase by 1.75 per cent so far – and more rises are predicted.  But how far will they go up and what will be the impact be on the property market? All…

Lenders offering cheaper mortgage rates for customers with bigger deposits

Lenders offering cheaper mortgage rates for customers with bigger deposits

Joyce Moullakis| The Australian| 2 August 2022 https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/financial-services/lenders-offering-cheaper-mortgage-rates-for-customers-with-bigger-deposits/news-story/5a40bc4aa10306b296ad6f0f4da39399 A greater number of lenders are wooing home loan borrowers who have bigger deposits with markedly cheaper rates – as mortgage customers brace for a fourth 2022…

House price crash? What if the experts have it wrong?

House price crash? What if the experts have it wrong?

James Kirby| The Australian| 29 July 2022 https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/wealth/house-price-crash-what-if-the-experts-have-it-wrong/news-story/48139e945170d7e5405d646c949d7c67 How much have house prices around the nation fallen by this year? The chances are you’ll guess a number which is dramatically worse than reality. The combined…

Australian property prices: Interest rates are just one part of the story

Australian property prices: Interest rates are just one part of the story

Damien Klassen| LIvewire| 12 July 2022 Australian property prices: Interest rates are just one part of the story – Damien Klassen | Livewire (livewiremarkets.com) Australian property market prices are falling, and rents are rising rapidly.…

What a 3.2% cash rate will mean for property prices and household savings

What a 3.2% cash rate will mean for property prices and household savings

Pete Wargent| Livewrie| 28 June 2022 What a 3.2% cash rate will mean for property prices and household savings – Pete Wargent | Livewire (livewiremarkets.com) At the time of writing, market pricing is looking for…

Home prices have fallen further in July – except in these two cities, where they continue to rise

Home prices have fallen further in July – except in these two cities, where they continue to rise

Shannon Molloy| Real Estate| 1 August 2022 Home prices have just fallen further – except in these two capital cities (realestate.com.au) Property price falls extended further across Australia in the past month, but there are…

What happened during previous property market downturns?

What happened during previous property market downturns?

Eleanor Creagh| Real Estate| 28 July 2022 What happened during previous property market downturns? – realestate.com.au Interest rates are moving higher – and quickly – and fears of a steep and lasting decline in home…

Apartment prices outperform house prices for first time in three years: Domain

Apartment prices outperform house prices for first time in three years: Domain

Derek Rose| Te New Daily| 28 July 2022 Apartments outperform house prices for first time in three years: Domain (thenewdaily.com.au) The price of apartments outperformed houses last quarter for the first time in three years,…

Three reasons inflation could be lower by next year

Three reasons inflation could be lower by next year

Scott Haslem| Australian Financial Review| 1 August 2022 https://www.afr.com/wealth/personal-finance/three-reasons-inflation-could-be-lower-by-next-year-20220728-p5b5bq Fears of a global recession and a housing market crash have dominated headlines after Australia’s 6.1 per cent inflation figure last week, our fastest pace in…

Inflation can turn negative in 2023

Inflation can turn negative in 2023

John Kehoe| Austalian Financial Review| 29 July 2022 https://www.afr.com/policy/economy/inflation-can-turn-negative-in-2023-20220729-p5b5nh Inflation could turn negative by late next year as petrol prices decline and supply chain pressures ease, allowing the Reserve Bank of Australia to avoid being…

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