Property markets cautious ahead of budget

FHBA Weekend Preview: 29 – 30 April 2017 With the Easter and Anzac long weekends over, many would expect both open houses and auctions to begin to rise. According to CoreLogic [...]

15 sleeps until housing affordability could be solved?

FHBA Market Update: 24/April/2017 Housing affordability has dominated not only our FHBA Market Update but news headlines across Australia for as long as we can remember. It wasn’t just an [...]

WA Labor victory to assist WA first home buyers?

New WA Premier Mark McGowan was sworn in as the state’s 30th Premier last month (March 2017), after Labor won a clear majority in parliament, ending Colin Barnett’s and the [...]

Property prices set to slow?

FHBA Market Update: 18/April/2017 As you often read in our weekly FHBA Market Updates, Australia’s two capital cities are currently witnessing large property price growth and they have been [...]

More details released on the proposed HomesVic initiative

The Victorian Government has released some more details on the proposed HomesVic shared ownership scheme to commence on 01 Jan 2018.  Update: 14/02/2018 – Get the latest information on the [...]

Special feature: April home loan specials for first home buyers

What should first home buyers look for in a home loan and how do you find the most appropriate loan for yourself? First home buyers, historically, have always been up against it, especially as [...]

Open homes & auctions still scheduled for Easter Saturday

FHBA Weekend Preview: 15 – 16 April 2017 It’s the Easter long weekend and this means most of Australia are enjoying either a holiday or time with their family and friends. For the [...]

FHBA New Homes of the Week: Special 50th Edition!

Today marks the half-century for our weekly ‘FHBA New Homes of the Week’ segments. Coincidently, we have a new announcement to make in relation to our weekly new homes segment. We are [...]

Will the Government act on housing affordability this May?

FHBA Market Update: 11/04/2017 If you believe all the talk in the media and Mr Morrison’s pre-budget speech, the government will finally act on housing affordability at the May federal [...]

What happens before Easter, during Easter and after Easter?

FHBA Weekend Preview: 8 – 9 April 2017 As we reported earlier this week, property prices have commenced 2017 by rising further on 2016 gains, in most capital cities. With the Easter Long [...]

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