RESIDENTIAL AND DOMESTIC NEWS

Fastest improvement in affordability in six years

  • May 20, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The HIA Affordability Index rose by 2.2 per cent in the March 2019 quarter to post the most significant improvement...

First Home Buyers continue to drive Australia's housing market

  • May 13, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The importance of the First Home Buyer (FHB) segment of the market has grown again, with newly released figures for...

Metricon welcomes proposed $500 million deposit guarantee for first home…

  • May 13, 2019
  • FENCiT
Bipartisan support for a First Home Loan Deposit Scheme couldn’t come at a better time for first home buyers in...

Rate cut not the only way to curb housing downturn

  • May 8, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The contraction in the housing market over the past six months has occurred faster and is larger in scale than...

First home buyers and construction sector win in housing stimulus

  • May 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
The WA Government will provide further economic support and introduce a targeted housing stimulus, to assist the local housing market...

New home sales show signs of stabilising

  • May 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
“After falling by 8.5 per cent in 2018 new home sales appear to have stabilised in the first quarter of...

Report finds “chronic housing shortages” in western Sydney

  • April 23, 2019
  • FENCiT
Western Sydney Community Forum and Wentworth Community Housing have launched the Home in Western Sydney report at Western Sydney University,...

New ideas for more diverse housing in Sydney

  • April 10, 2019
  • FENCiT
The City of Sydney is calling for new ideas to boost the diversity of housing across the city, with a...

Pipeline of building work continues to shrink

  • April 9, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Access to finance continues to constrain lending for the purchase of a new home,” said Tim Reardon, HIA’s Chief Economist....

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