No Christmas rate cut from the RBA

There’ll be no rate cut in Australian homeowners’ stockings this Christmas, with the Reserve Bank declining to make its fourth and last cash rate change for 2019.

Elderly homeless numbers on the rise

While there’s been much positive talk of a housing boom amidst rising house prices, the reality is many older Australians are being forced out onto the street.

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.