Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 30, 2018

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

  • Negative gearing is not to blame for skyrocketing prices
    The report compared Australia and Germany’s negative gearing policies and found that while both countries exempt owner-occupied housing from capital gains and provide for negative gearing, Oz house prices have continued to rise while Germany’s remain relatively stable due to a large private rental…
  • What not to do when you’re a guest in someone’s home
    Whether youre staying with family for the holidaysor crashing on a friends couch for a few days, knowing how to be a great house guest can make a big impact and even determine the future of your relationships.
    And striking a balance between making yourself at home and respecting your hosts space is a fine science.
    So before your bad habits get any future invitations revoked, read our list of the worst things a house guest can do.
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  • Property, public service remain Canberra's largest money spinners
    Canberra’s business chamber has urged the city to broaden its economy as new figures showed a heady mixture of public service jobs, home ownership and the property sector powered the ACT. Dwelling ownership brought $3.5 billion into the territory’s economy in 2015-16, and the property industry…
  • Rising interstate migration good for QLD property market
    For almost two years straight, net interstate migration to Queensland has been slowly inching towards pre-GFC levels. These, and other positive signs, are getting the property sector excited. I think the reason why people are excited about it is because we’ve had a bit of a lull in our state, Asti…
  • ACT retains top spot for home lending growth
    Only Western Australia and the Northern territory recorded the weakest home lending growth, down significantly from their decade averages
  • Negative gearing is not to blame for skyrocketing prices
    Both Australia and Germany provide for negative gearing, but the former continues to see rising property prices
  • Rising interstate migration good for QLD property market
    Migrants need a place to stay, and many will be renting