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, Jun 12, 2015
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.
, Jun 02, 2015
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.
, Apr 22, 2014
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.
, Aug 05, 2013
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.
, Aug 29, 2012
At long last US house prices are starting to rise. Here in Australia, house price deflation continues but that's been healthy for the economy, writes Stephen Koukoulas
of Business Spectator