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Social impact investment could address housing shortage for Australia's most vulnerable, AHURI report finds - Domain News

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Social impact investment could address housing shortage for Australia's most vulnerable, AHURI report finds
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Impact investing – when investors seek to make a positive impact while at the same time making a financial gain – can stack up, according to the report by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) and the Centre for Social Impact ...

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Couple blame Westpac as 'enabler' of rip-off - The West Australian

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Couple blame Westpac as 'enabler' of rip-off
The West Australian
They were therefore ripe for the picking when Mrs Skerratt was cold-called by a Queensland-based property investment group in 2009 that had everything from financial planners' business to its own developments across Australia. Mrs Skerratt and her ...


Australia faces housing hangover twice the size of the GFC subprime era - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia faces housing hangover twice the size of the GFC subprime era
The Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's obsession with property is firmly entrenched in our economy and psyche, fuelled by record-low interest rates, generous tax breaks, banks hooked on home lending, and prime-time TV shows such as The Block where home renovators are lauded like ...

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Foreign ownership of housing – how do Australia and New Zealand compare? - The Conversation AU

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Foreign ownership of housing – how do Australia and New Zealand compare?
The Conversation AU
The incoming New Zealand legislative changes emphasise the banning of foreign ownership of residential property. Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) already applies a ban on foreign ownership for existing (as opposed to new) housing.

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Foreign investment surcharge could turn buyers away from South Australia, agents warn - ABC Local

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Foreign investment surcharge could turn buyers away from South Australia, agents warn
ABC Local
The levy will apply to foreign investor property settlements from January next year. Other states have introduced similar charges on foreign nationals investing in real estate, but the principal of DG Real Estate in Adelaide Simon Hou said South ...


Cheapest suburbs with best capital growth potential - Your Investment Property

Cheapest suburbs with best capital growth potential
Your Investment Property
“There has been a lot of media coverage around housing affordability this year, especially in our two biggest cities of Sydney and Melbourne, given their strong price growth over the past couple of years,” Sheppard told Your Investment Property. “Also ...


Super funded corporate debt would make Australia more resilient to external shocks - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review

Super funded corporate debt would make Australia more resilient to external shocks
The Australian Financial Review
A vibrant domestic debt market, led by superannuation funds, will enhance Australia's standing as a financial sector and make the economy more resilient to external shocks, the nation's top bankers have argued. JP Morgan chair Sir Rod Eddington and ...
Superannuation funds are not a cash cow for business: ASFAThe New Daily

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Queensland's property tax hit means some investors might have to sell - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review

Queensland's property tax hit means some investors might have to sell
The Australian Financial Review
"More arbitrary government interference on property taxes equals sovereign risk which is ill advised and a serious concern for Australia's reputation as an investment destination," Mr Conry said. The Property Council of Australia's Chris Mountford said ...


China's foreign capital rules start to bite - The Sydney Morning Herald

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China's foreign capital rules start to bite
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Chinese government's new rules on foreign investment are starting to bite in Australia. Photo: Peter Braig. China's Ministry of Commerce recently announced outbound investment in the global property sector declined 82 per cent in the first half of ...

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Analysis shows oversupply of housing in Australia - NEWS.com.au

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Analysis shows oversupply of housing in Australia
NEWS.com.au
Researchers from the Australian National University analysed 15 years of Census data and building approvals and found Australia had an oversupply of 164,000 dwellings. In particular inner city areas of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane had the most extra ...
No gain in building more houses, says ANUSmart Property Investment
Regional Housing Supply and Demand in Australia | ANU Centre for Social Research & MethodsANU Centre for Social Research & Methods

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