While Australia’s residential property market is having its sharpest price slowdown in 30 years, Perth values are heading north and tipped to prove more resilient than other cities as interest rate rises bite.
Rebecca Le May
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A young family has been caught on CCTV breaking into an Airbnb, seemingly just for a roof over their heads, highlighting the brutal reality of WA’s rental crunch.
A McGowan Government minister has once again blasted one of Perth’s richest councils after its representatives complained about a children’s hospice that would care for dying kids.
Briana Fiore and Ben O’Shea
Premier Mark McGowan has flagged a potential use for the untouched quarantine facility sitting unused in Perth’s east.
One of Perth’s biggest builders, Dale Alcock, is selling a vacant block of land he owns with wife Janet in North Coogee — without building on it.
Australia's Council of Financial Regulators is keeping a close watch on developments in the housing market as interest rates increase.
The days of mum and dad developments are numbered as the supply of battleaxe lots dries up, putting further pressure on Perth’s housing shortage.
More than half of mortgagees surveyed in a consumer confidence poll says they will cut back on essential items like groceries, health care and fuel if interest rates go where they’re expected to.
Falling house prices won't help housing affordability because interest rates are on the rise, global credit agency Moody's Investors Service has warned.
In tonight’s show, with Mark McGowan urging east coasters to move west at a time when there’s a housing crisis in Perth, Harvey asks one question: where are they going to live?
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The value of Australia's residential housing stock has topped $10 trillion for the first time, Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows.
It’s important to note that the RBA is not actively targeting the housing market when they raise the cash rate and there are a number of factors at play that mean a market crash is unlikely.
The Housing Industry Association said new home sales fell by 5.5 per cent in May and further declines are expected as rising interest rates take hold.
Families struggling to find affordable rental properties in Perth have been dealt another cruel blow amid the Reserve Bank of Australia’s largest interest rate hike in more than 20 years.
The big four banks have announced they will all pass on the Reserve Bank of Australia’s shock 50 basis-point increase in full.
Westpac has become the first of the big four banks to announce it is increasing its home loan interest rates following the RBA’s biggest cash rate announcement in more than two decades.
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The federal government's equity contribution homebuyer scheme is worthy, but ownership may still be out of reach with a minimum deposit, a leading broker says.
City of Nedlands mayor Fiona Argyle has spearheaded the refusal of three display homes — including one built for people with special needs — because she does not want to see ‘the Truman Show in Dalkeith’.
Upmarket real estate agent Vivien Yap has won an extended injunction against an annoyed customer after a judge detailed “menacing” communications.
WA is facing a shortage of about 20,000 homes within four years, with fears this will keep local house prices rising.
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