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Watchdog reveals property rental scam

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Government’s housing policies working: Kelly O’Dwyer

The federal government has highlighted the success of its housing affordability policies while accusing the opposition of wanting to “slash” property values.

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History repeats? Warning signs of Australia’s own GFC

Australia’s property market may be in a similar position to that of the United States prior to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC), according to one NSW economist.

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The ‘bank of mum and dad’ loan helping millennials get a foot in the door

Forget going guarantor, a new loan from WA based lender Bluebay Home Loans allows parents to loan their kids up to 20 per cent deposit on their first home, with the bank providing the rest.

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More Aussies finish 2017 in mortgage stress

The number of Australians in mortgage stress was on the rise at the end of 2017, with mortgage holders in New South Wales at the greatest risk, according to new analysis from Digital Finance Analytics (DFA).

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Good news millennials, booming housing market finally losing steam

Could this be the end of the Aussie housing boom? Housing conditions have weakened nationally, and this is likely to continue in 2018, according to CoreLogic data.

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Mortgages got dearer throughout 2017

Home loan interest rates have risen steadily throughout 2017 – even though the Reserve Bank hasn’t increased the official cash rate since 2010.

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Small banks are better at customer service: survey

Commonwealth Bank is delivering the highest customer satisfaction of the big four banks – but smaller lenders are doing even better.

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