Home prices across Australia's five major capital cities have dipped, falling 0.1 per cent over the past week, but they have risen 3.9 per over the past 12 months.Read More
Labor has seized upon research presented at a Reserve Bank of Australia workshop to back its case for doing away with negative gearing but the government says the paper is "preliminary and incomplete".Read More
National home prices remained flat last week, but the continued drift in Sydney means they dropped on a monthly basis.Read More
National house prices fell in December, dragged down by weakness in Sydney's housing market, and have set the scene for softer housing conditions in 2018, new figures show.Read More
National Australia Bank has refunded $1.7 million to almost 1,000 mortgage customers after charging them too much interest because it failed to properly set up their offset accounts.Read More
Australia's property boom is almost over, but its two key markets will have a soft landing not a crash, a leading economist says.Read More
The Aussie property boom is nearing its end, with housing price growth to run in the low single-digits in 2018, a leading economist says.Read More
Capital city home prices fell 0.2 per cent in the September quarter.Read More
The number of homes going under the hammer has risen across the nation over the past week, while housing prices have hardly moved.Read More
The value of home loan approvals has risen 0.6 per cent to $32.8 billion in October compared to September.Read More
Australia's property market is continuing to come off the boil, with Adelaide and Darwin the only major cities with more new homes listed for sale than a year ago.Read More
The combined home values of Australia's five major capital cities were flat last week, although the Sydney market continued to show signs of deterioration.Read More
Selling an apartment in Hobart takes on average half the time than it did a year ago, and it's gotten quicker to sell homes in Perth and Adelaide.Read More
A single person on welfare can no longer afford to rent in Australia's cities and would need 150 per cent of their income to live in Sydney.Read More
Purchase of residential property by foreign buyers, particularly from China, has eased over the past year because of tighter capital controls by Beijing and limited access to local finance, a top central bank official has said.Read More
Red tape is preventing developers from building hundreds of thousands of new homes on land in Sydney.Read More
Home price growth in the capital cities has continued to slow on a quarterly basis, weighed down by tighter lending by the big banks and easing market conditions in Sydney.Read More
Former prime minister Paul Keating has slammed the idea of allowing young people to raid their superannuation for home deposit, saying it would "pull the backside out" of the system.Read More
New confidence figures will show whether Australians have been encouraged by the Turnbull government's focus on housing affordability.
The Westpac-Melbourne Institute monthly consumer confidence survey carries a specific question on whether it is "time to buy a dwelling".
In February, this index tumbled 7.8 per cent to its lowest level since May 2010.Read More
Home auctions were stronger in every Australian capital city last week, despite public holidays reducing the number of properties going under the hammer and potential buyers.
The national clearance rate across the capital cities was 80.8 per cent in the week to March 12, up from 74.6 per cent a week earlier, latest data from CoreLogic shows.Read More