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House rents rose 15.3% in capital cities over the past year

Rent asking prices are still rising across the country, up another 1.4% across the capital cities in April according to SQM Research.

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Is private health insurance worth it?

Being an adult sucks sometimes, because you need to worry about things like insurance. So, is private health insurance worth having, or is the public system enough for you?

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Good news for retirees? Government tweaks housing policy, incentivises downsizing

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the government's plan for housing, which is designed to get older homeowners to downsize.

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Term deposits edge over 4% after cash rate hike

Commonwealth Bank, AMP Bank and BOQ increased term deposit interest rates by up to 170 basis points.

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Regions facing record high levels of income required to meet rental payments

Regional renters are feeling the pinch as the portion of income required to service rent hit a record high last quarter according to new research.

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How much are house prices tipped to fall?

With the RBA cash rate rise causing a ruckus, a few experts have weighed in on the future of the housing market.

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Household spending falls 3.8%, fuelled by fewer home buyers

CommBank's Household Spending Intentions (HSI) Index decreased to 112.3 last month as eight out of 12 spending categories dropped.

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Labor's shared equity scheme: Is it the key to housing affordability?

Federal Labor's proposed 'Help to Buy' scheme could see the government owning up to 40% of your home. So, is it worth it?

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Total dwellings approved fell 18.5% in March, driven by dwindling development

Private sector housing fell 3% while private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 29.9% according to the latest ABS data.

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Regional property more profitable than capital city property over the past quarter

Since taking off during the pandemic, regional property in Australia is still reaping the benefits according to new research. Let's find out why.

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