Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 2, 2018

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

  • Canberra home values increase slightly as Sydney and Melbourne drop
    Every other capital recorded a drop in house prices, with Sydney recording a 6.1 … “Our view is that house prices may eventually fall by 12 per cent, which … cent for owner occupiers and by about 20 per cent for property investors.
  • Victorian state election 2018: What’s been promised for housing and liveability
    Victorias state election is only weeks away and the pledges and promises from the major and minor parties have begun. Its set to be a tough battle for votes, and an even tougher one in the planning, property and general liveability stakes.
    So heres what you need to know:
    The big issues:
    Liveability: Melbournes liveability has become a hotly discussed topic, not only because Melburnians are feeling the squeeze of urban congest…
  • Buyers urged to prepare for rate hikes
    The central bank warned about the potential impact of increased interest rates.
  • Why Are House Prices Falling?
    Any analysis of why house prices are falling must touch on a variety of factors. … is the Australian government’s set of tax rules that lets property investors buy property whose rental income doesn’t fully cover the mortgage payments.
  • 'Primary drag': Sydney house prices down 6.1% over 12 months
    A likely tighter lending environment following the banking royal commission is expected to drive property prices down even further, with national house…
  • Perth house prices drop again
    The downward trend in Perth’s housing market has continued in September, with the latest CoreLogic data showing a 0.6 per cent decline in house…