Australia’s home ownership aspirations at risk

  • March 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Changes to existing capital gains tax and negative gearing arrangements on residential investment properties proposed by the Federal Opposition will...

Property prices fall 2.4 percent in the December quarter 2018

  • March 19, 2019
  • FENCiT
Residential property prices fell 2.4 per cent in the December quarter 2018, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau...

Housing investor loans sink to GFC levels

  • March 19, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The amount of credit provided to housing investors in January 2019 was lower than in any month since 2011,” said...

Credit squeeze continues to hit home finance

  • March 12, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Lending for the purchase of a new home slowed rapidly in the last quarter of 2018 and data released shows...

Boost in approvals in January 2019

  • March 8, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The number of approvals for new home building started 2019 on a positive note with an increase of 2.5% during...

Housing downturn bites into GDP

  • March 6, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The decline in expenditure on residential building became a stronger headwind for economic growth in the final quarter of 2018,”...

Building approvals rise, but cooling trend continues

  • March 4, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Building approvals rose in January (2019) offsetting some of the significant drop experienced in December 2018 as the impact of...

Home building slows

  • February 27, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The 2018 calendar year set a record for residential building activity but the amount of building work being done by...

Negative gearing changes won’t stimulate new housing demand

  • February 26, 2019
  • FENCiT
The ALP’s proposed changes to taxation arrangements for investment property won’t stimulate investment in new housing as assumed and will...