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Residential construction faces downward pressure from possible lending changes

Residential construction faces downward pressure from possible lending changes

The residenital bulding sector fell 20 per cent following the introduction of macroproudential measures in 2017. Residential building construction could be one of the major losers from new bank lending restrictions flagged by banking regulators to curb highly leveraged debt-to-income lending. A...

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Australia's property prices will continue to rise with no bubble to burst, expert says

Australia's property prices will continue to rise with no bubble to burst, expert says

EG Advisory managing director Shane Geha says there may not be any housing bubble to pop. Frustrated house hunters holding out for a property bubble to burst could be waiting a long time, according to an industry insider who warns there is no price balloon to pop. In fact, not only will there b...

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New lending rules likely to affect investors more than owner-occupiers

New lending rules likely to affect investors more than owner-occupiers

News the banking regulator APRA wants banks to use a higher interest rate buffer when assessing home loan applications has put many borrowers on edge, however investors will likely bear the brunt of the changes. This serviceability buffer is designed to ensure a borrower could still service a mo...

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APRA tightens home loan rules on the same day New Zealand's Reserve Bank lifts interest rates

APRA tightens home loan rules on the same day New Zealand's Reserve Bank lifts interest rates

With mortgage interest rates still around record lows, APRA is increasing the buffer required when banks test new home loan applicants. The banking regulator has announced tougher serviceability tests for home loans, which will make it harder for some borrowers to get a mortgage, on the same day...

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