Norway’s house prices are losing ground like Australia’s, adding to concerns that economic growth will be thrown off track and that banking regulators have gone too hard. Both housing markets have started to reverse in recent months, after a period of rapid growth in house prices and mortgage… Read More »Could Australia be mirroring Norway’s house price reversion?
Investors and owner occupiers are looking to counter Australia’s weakening house price market by targeting infrastructure hot spots that can turbo-charge capital growth. And there are plenty of savvy buyers making the most of the strategy. First home buyers Jack Barclay and Madeleine Hodge have just gone through the process of selecting… Read More »Targeting the right infrastructure can help beat the house price blues
What someone drives, wears, or earns won’t tell you anything about their wealth — and most people don’t ask the question that will
Your income or your expenses are not accurate indicators of how wealthy you are. The best measure of wealth is how long you could survive if you lost your job. Your expenses, nest egg, and assets are the best indicators of how long you could… Read More »What someone drives, wears, or earns won’t tell you anything about their wealth — and most people don’t ask the question that will
National housing prices are officially in decline. There are a couple of issues those in the market for a house and those with a mortgage should be looking at in 2018. The first is, what is the increasing difficulty buyers will have in securing a… Read More »2018: the year getting a mortgage will become harder
Sydney property prices are tipped to fall as much as 10 per cent over the next 12 to 18 months by some of the country’s leading property data providers and researchers. Double-digit price falls may sound concerning to home owners who have only ever known… Read More »For most, predicted downturn will be little more than a blip