Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership December 30, 2018

Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.

  • Sydney suburbs that had record house prices in 2018, revealing two-speed property market
    Sydneys two-speed property market is starkly revealed by an impressive list of record highs in prestige suburbs at the same time as the broader market copped a dramatic fall in home values….
  • Why 2018 was the year of the renter
    After years of being treated like second-class citizens, 2018 was the year renters finally got a break.
    Sky-high capital-city house prices had locked many out of home ownership and, when combined with a string of elections, something had to give.
    Significant tenancy reforms were passed in Victoria and NSW, while a review in Queensland got underway and Western Australia pushed ahead with changes too.
    And momentum gathered for a new type of housing known as build-to-rent, w…
  • House price fall rips $6bn out of state revenue
    The slump in house prices and property sales has knocked more than $6 billion off projected state government revenues and there are fears likely…
  • Interest rates in the balance amid housing slump
    He says the effects of falling house prices will drag on growth, especially when combined with weak wages growth and record levels of household…