Housing finance continues to climb

  • November 11, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The rejuvenation in the housing market has continued following the three interest rate cuts this year (2019) with lending for...

Where will future housing affordability gains be made?

  • October 31, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The cuts to interest rates have more than offset the rise in home prices to ensure an ongoing improvement in...

Confidence returning to housing market

  • October 30, 2019
  • FENCiT
“New home sales bounced back in September (2019) to return to levels seen during the latter half of 2018,” stated...

Support for first home buyers

  • October 29, 2019
  • FENCiT
Further detail about the Federal Government’s plan to help first home buyers through its loan deposit scheme is a welcome...

Residential Land Prices – A Key to Affordability

  • October 23, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The cost of land is one of the main components in determining the price of a new home,” said HIA...

Expensive properties drive market rebound

  • October 18, 2019
  • FENCiT
After recording the largest losses during the recent housing market downturn, the premium end of Sydney and Melbourne’s housing market...

HIA supports next steps for First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

  • October 14, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Housing is a national priority and HIA welcomes the Senate passing legislation that will facilitate the next step in making...

Surprise increase in building starts

  • October 9, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The number of new homes commencing construction in the June (2019) quarter increased by 1.1 per cent, the first increase...

Australian PCI®: Construction continues to decline in September 2019

  • October 8, 2019
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) dropped 2.0 points to 42.6 in September...