Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- South Australia's competitive tax regime is set to attract astute commercial property investors
SOUTH Australia is set to become the most competitive tax jurisdiction for commercial investment in Australia according to Collier’s International’s…
- Real estate agents in Victoria could be banned from taking cash deposits under Consumer Affairs review
Real estate agents would not be able to accept large cash deposits under proposed changes to be considered by the Victorian government.
State parliamentwill also consider whether to tighten theeligibility criteria for convicted criminals applying to be licensed agents.
The proposals are included in a Consumer Affairs Victoria options paper examining the Estate Agents Act. The paper is part of a broader review into the property industry announced by the Andrews govern…
- ANZ: Property prices to slow sharply this year
The bank believes further regulation, changes to government policy, and other factors will converge to cool property prices this year
- Interest-only borrowers to be charged higher premiums
Interest-only loans are the prime target of Australias regulators, whore intent on slowing down growth in the mortgage market