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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.

Do we have Australian house prices under control?

Do we have Australian house prices under control?

The current tumble in house prices has been gently engineered by the government, but for how long?

What can we learn from Tasmania’s surprise economic boom?

What can we learn from Tasmania’s surprise economic boom?

The success of Tasmania's economy, which has turned around from being one Australia's least impressive, could be self-perpetuating if state and federal governments can find a way not to screw it up.

Why is the RBA letting inflation slide?

Why is the RBA letting inflation slide?

Australia's inflation rate is way below the RBA's target band. Is another cash rate cut on the cards?

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: eurozone hopes … housing price tropes … Melco on the ropes …

Business bites: eurozone hopes … housing price tropes … Melco on the ropes …

The eurozone economy could soon outperform Australia's. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business Bites: investor splurge … CBA’s surge … oil price dirge …

Business Bites: investor splurge … CBA’s surge … oil price dirge …

How much should banks be lending for investment properties? And other business tidbits of the day.

Joye: recovering house prices surprisingly strong in June

Joye: recovering house prices surprisingly strong in June

Australian house prices are not falling through the floor, writes Christopher Joye of Property Observer. In fact, dwelling prices surged back by a strong 1% in the month of June assisted by a tail-wind in the form of the RBA.

NSW budget’s complex consequences for residential property

NSW budget’s complex consequences for residential property

It has taken a few days for the immediate impact of the NSW budget housing initiatives to sink in, writes Jonathan Chancellor of Property Observer.

Our property market in the biggest hole for a decade

Our property market in the biggest hole for a decade

The world’s housing market decline accelerated during the March quarter, with house price falls in 26 countries and house price gains in only 10, writes Jonathan Chancellor of Property Observer.