Daily Archives: January 28, 2012

Housing Finance Lifts

Housing finance picked up in November, according to data released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. In seasonally adjusted terms, the number of commitments for owner occupied housing finance rose 1.4 per cent in November 2011. In trend … Continue reading

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New homes sell like cakes

Sales of contracts to build new homes lifted following the first cut in interest rates in November, according to the Housing Industry Association.  The HIA/JELD-WEN New Home Sales report shows that the seasonally adjusted number of new home sales increased … Continue reading

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First Home buyers to lead the way in 2012

First time buyers are expected to be the major players in the property market this year, according to a nationwide poll of mortgage brokers. The Loan Market poll of 252 of its brokers found that 36% of respondents expected first … Continue reading

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