The Reserve Bank will be watching the summer auction season closely for any glimpse of the the housing market's changing fortunes.
Contrary to the clickbait peddlers, there's no property crash. If anything, our financial sector, and the surrounding economy, have become more resilient in recent years.
The question isn't if we can do it. The question is whether we can do it fast enough.
Australia's inflation rate is way below the RBA's target band. Is another cash rate cut on the cards?
Housing prices aren't just wildly overinflated, they are off-the-charts bananas.
Australia needs to plan for the crunch that is coming, and we need to re-evaluate everything. But by all means, keep chanting inanely for "Reform".
There's no economic crisis, despite what the doomsters insist. Instead, we have a series of eminently soluble problems, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Negative gearing is costing the government billions but is doing absolutely nothing to boost supply. Let's get rid of it, writes economist and MacroBusiness commentator Leith van Onselen.