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Time to bust some myths about the ‘property crash’

Time to bust some myths about the ‘property crash’

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.

Sydney isn’t full. Its existing home owners just hate change.

Sydney isn’t full. Its existing home owners just hate change.

According to many residents, Sydney has suddenly reached capacity. But the problem isn't a physical one: it's political.

Four Corners hypes Australia’s property ‘bubble’

Four Corners hypes Australia’s property ‘bubble’

Doomsday predictions about the imminent bursting of the property bubble have become a media cliché despite the evidence.

Property keeping Fairfax in print — at least on the weekends

Property keeping Fairfax in print — at least on the weekends

Why there's money in printing the paper on the weekend, and not at many other times. Glenn Dyer and Myriam Robin report.

It’s (not) a kind of magic: housing obsession does no one any favours

It’s (not) a kind of magic: housing obsession does no one any favours

Australians are completely besotted with property, but owning real estate is not some kind of magical investment.

Memo to the rent-seeking zombies: you should pay CGT when you sell your damn house

Memo to the rent-seeking zombies: you should pay CGT when you sell your damn house

Making the sale of the principal place of residence CGT-free is nothing short of intergenerational theft.

Property sector gears up, but who speaks for the victims of negative gearing?

Property sector gears up, but who speaks for the victims of negative gearing?

While powerful political donors fire up campaigns in support of negative gearing, who speaks for those whom the policy hurts?

The rich get richer, the poor get the picture

The rich get richer, the poor get the picture

Crikey readers discuss Malcolm Fraser's Renew Australia party and other issues of the day.

Infographic: politicians and their properties

Infographic: politicians and their properties

Our politicians have pretty impressive property portfolios, according to parliamentary documents.

Chop negative gearing and there’s savings for buyers and the budget

Chop negative gearing and there’s savings for buyers and the budget

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.