The first cash rate call of 2024, a new Queensland housing plan, and Western Australia reigns supreme for 2023.
To continue reading the rest of this article, please log in.
Create free account to get unlimited news articles and more!
Welcome to REB’s weekly round-up of headline stories that are important to both the real estate sector and the state of the Australian property market.
To compile this list, we consider the week’s most-read stories and the news that matters to you, collating your need-to-know property report from across our site and sister brands. Here are the biggest stories of the week:
After two months of anticipation, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has revealed whether February will see a cash rate hold or a 14th rate rise.
Queensland’s housing plan is here, with the government unveiling new laws to govern renting across the state and incentives to encourage development, among other changes.
Network founder and CEO, John McGrath, unveiled a brand refresh to convey the firm’s commitment to “integrity, transparency and being more human”.
Just 32,116 construction loans were issued to owner-occupiers in 2023, the lowest number ever recorded, according to new data.
New lending figures from the ABS have revealed which states were the leaders in investor lending growth in 2023.
Home owners have been warned about the risks of paying large deposits upfront for work to be undertaken, after a Western Australian paver took a 50 per cent deposit for a job he never showed up to.
Interest repayments on household debt are set to continue increasing as more fixed-rate mortgages roll onto higher rates, the central bank has said.
The updated look aims to unify the network’s operations across the residential, commercial and rural sectors.
Living costs for employee households were most affected by mortgage interest charges, the ABS has revealed.
Despite rising home values, new home lending volumes dropped in December 2023, new ABS figures have shown.
Comments powered by CComment