July 29, 2016 11
Housing prices aren't just wildly overinflated, they are off-the-charts bananas.
October 20, 2015 12
Yes, Sydney housing prices are skyrocketing. But does that mean it's all about to come crashing down?
July 13, 2015
Banks have won some ground on capital requirements. And other business tidbits of the day.
June 12, 2015 7
Joe Hockey and Tony Abbott are pretty pleased that property prices are so high right now. But are we in for a crash? Freelance journalist Andrei Ghoukassian runs the numbers.
June 11, 2015
Excessive loans, and not supply issues, have caused the housing bubble, Joe. And other business tidbits of the day.
June 2, 2015 2
The head of Treasury thinks property TV programs are fueling the housing boom. But the major property programs on TV at the moment are about property renovations, not purchases, and you only renovate when you can't buy.
September 30, 2014
Crikey readers have their say about NIMBYism, development and The Australian's account of how it handled Operation Neath.
April 22, 2014 12
Even if you own your home, higher property values just means higher rates and taxes, which means less money in your pocket. The only ones who benefit from the bubble are those in the property industry -- and of course, the property press.
August 5, 2013 9
The Labor government handled the economy with aplomb, avoiding the trap of the GFC. But economist and University of Queensland academic John Quiggin says the party did a good job of hiding it.