Posts tagged: housing

Less income being spent on home loans than a decade ago

Australians are spending a smaller portion of their income on their home loans than a decade ago, according to the latest figures from the...   Read More

Census 2016: renting more common, but owners finding it easier to make mortgage repayments

The numbers are in – and there are some fascinating statistics to come out of the Census 2016. It appears that Australia’s renters are...   Read More

What the federal budget proposed for housing affordability

The federal budget is always eagerly awaited for news of how homeowners – and potential homeowners – will be affected. Housing affordability remains a...   Read More

Housing market coming off the boil

More reports have been emerging about the worrying state of Australia’s housing market. But are we set for a bubble to burst in certain...   Read More

Granny flats get a facelift

Granny flats of the past bear little resemblance to today’s designs. Cramped, dingy interiors, faux country cabin styling and DIY construction have been replaced...   Read More

What does 2017 hold for Australia’s property market?

The start of the new year is always a good time to reassess your financial situation and one area that is usually on people’s...   Read More

50 years and 5 fascinating facts about Colorbond

Ever since the first coil of Colorbond steel rolled off the production line at Port Kembla, Wollongong in 1966, this humble material has become...   Read More

Aged care options

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the average age of Australians has steadily increased since the 1970s, reversing the trend of...   Read More

Housing affordability outlook

Listen to talkback radio, pick up your local paper or switch on the nightly news and you’re likely to come across politicians, property pundits...   Read More

Negative gearing debate remains stuck in neutral

Negative gearing has dominated the headlines of late as both the Federal Government and Opposition take turns announcing their intentions over the strategy. The...   Read More