By combining customer behaviour analysis through actual transaction data along with household spending intentions from Google Trend searches, CommBank have released results from its monthly Household Spending Intentions (HSI) survey.
Perth-based property investment consultancy Momentum Wealth found that, of more than 400 respondents, 38 per cent highlighted lack of equity or borrowing issues as factors preventing them from entering the market in the shorter term.
If you’re looking to become a homeowner, you’ll likely be considering a mortgage to help you finance the purchase.
We asked Danny Gardner, Freddie Mac’s senior vice president of single-family affordable lending and access to credit, for his best advice on mortgages for first-time home buyers.
Are you planning on investing in real estate in 2020? Or maybe you’re thinking of buying a new home? Coming from 2019, economists have already seen a significant change in the property market when compared to a few years ago.
What can we expect to happen to our property markets over the next decade? That’s a common question I’m being asked.
But I think I’m disappointing them with my answers because I tend to say something like “a lot will happen over the next decade, but I don’t make forecasts – instead I have expectations.
A large chunk of Australia’s 2.2 million residential property investors are taking a do-it-yourself approach to managing their tenants.
Almost 30 per cent don’t pay or don’t claim property agent fees on their tax returns, according to a MoneysaverHQ analysis of the latest Australian Taxation Office data.
Many people are looking to shipping container homes as an affordable option in a new home build. With house sizes doubling in the last 50 years, limited availability of land and the cost of housing in suburban areas continuing to rise, we explore this latest trend and how to get on board.
The personal data of millions of people who own Wyze home security cameras was leaked online earlier this month, according to a report from cybersecurity firm Twelve Security, covered by CNET.
However, many building owners are only looking at the compliance side. A compliant building does not necessarily mean a safe building. In fact, many buildings are by no means safe but do comply. For example, a building built in 1975 that is over 25 metres in height does not require a fire sprinkler system. This height generally requires two fire isolated stair wells for occupants to exit the building. If a fire breaks out on the bottom level, occupants located on the top level will struggle to exit via the stairs as the fire spreads.