Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 9, 2018

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

  • Negative gearing attack a lie: ALP
    Opposition Treasury spokesman Chris Bowen said the documents exposed the Coalition attack campaign. The Prime Minister and the Treasurer talked about a ‘sledgehammer’ on house prices, a ‘housing crash’ and a sledgehammer impact on the economy, he said. We knew that that scare campaign…
  • Revealed: the Turnbull government ministers who could benefit from negative gearing rules
    He and his wife together own nine properties, four of which they class as investment properties. However, Mr Turnbull does not disclose any mortgage debt, meaning he owns all the properties outright. This makes it highly unlikely he benefits from negative gearing rules though he will benefit from the…
  • Coalition's lies expose economic ineptitude
    Kelly O’Dwyer said Labor’s reforms would mean house prices would rise… …Turnbull said it would mean they would plummet. (Pics: Mick Tsikas/AAP). They have got a policy that will increase the cost of housing for all Australians, for those people who own a home and for those people who would like to…
  • Rental prices may rise under Labor's plans to change negative gearing, Property Council says
    Property Council chief executive Ken Morrison said Treasury documents highlighted the risk of rising rents under the Labor’s proposed changes to negative gearing. The previously confidential advice showed officials predicted a small impact on house prices. But Opposition treasury spokesman Chris…
  • Perth’s property market on the road to recovery
    Ambitious new infrastructure development and upgrades to amenities are predicted to draw new residents to the city creating new opportunities for investors
  • Yarralumla is crowned Canberra’s quickest selling suburb in 2017
    Vendors tend to sell by auction in the hope of snagging a buyer in the short campaign period and last year a greater number opted to sell under the hammer. Monthly clearance rates notched higher compared to 2016 reflecting the market confidence perceived throughout 2017. For many sellers it has made the typical three-to four-week auction campaign the norm….