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No wonder the real estate agents went against Labor

No wonder the real estate agents went against Labor

A glance at movements in share prices since the election shows who expects to do well out of the Coalition’s win. (Spoiler: it’s the finance sector.)

Forget Frydenberg, the housing bubble needs to burst

Forget Frydenberg, the housing bubble needs to burst

The housing market is long overdue for some creative destruction. The question is when it will occur.

The property market is completely bonkers and so are you to buy into it

The property market is completely bonkers and so are you to buy into it

Housing prices aren't just wildly overinflated, they are off-the-charts bananas.

Is the housing bubble about to burst? And should we freak out about it?

Is the housing bubble about to burst? And should we freak out about it?

Yes, Sydney housing prices are skyrocketing. But does that mean it's all about to come crashing down?

Business bites: banks win … housing in the bin … Greece pulls the pin …

Business bites: banks win … housing in the bin … Greece pulls the pin …

Banks have won some ground on capital requirements. And other business tidbits of the day.

Is Australia in a housing bubble?

Is Australia in a housing bubble?

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.

Business bites: Menulog’s good deal … housing bubble revealed … Netflix appeal …

Business bites: Menulog’s good deal … housing bubble revealed … Netflix appeal …

Excessive loans, and not supply issues, have caused the housing bubble, Joe. And other business tidbits of the day.

What John Fraser doesn’t know about property TV programs

What John Fraser doesn’t know about property TV programs

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.

What really happened with Operation Neath

What really happened with Operation Neath

Crikey readers have their say about NIMBYism, development and The Australian's account of how it handled Operation Neath.

How the property bubble is making us poorer (you wouldn’t read about it)

How the property bubble is making us poorer (you wouldn’t read about it)

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.