Customer-owned banks grow rapidly in 2019

Customer-owned banks (aka mutual banks) have emerged from a tough 2019 relatively unscathed, according to a new independent report from KPMG.

REIQ: No winners under QLD rental reforms

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) has slammed changes to Queensland rental legislation, labelling them reckless and damaging.

10 Sydney property market predictions for 2020

Australia’s most-talked-about property market, Sydney, looks to be heating up at the moment, with a 5% gain in median home values over the three months to 31 October 2019.

Fewer first home buyers as property prices recover

For the first time this year, the monthly number of new loans to first home buyers has fallen, perhaps reigniting housing affordability concerns as property prices rebound.