housing affordability

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Australians are finding it harder to pay off their homes, with 28% of over 55s still making mortgage repayments, and it's only going to get worse.

The painful reality of mortgage stress in retirement

If you own your home and have paid it off by the time you retire, you can live for 'free' - no more mortgage repayments - whereas if you rent when you retire, your rent keeps going on and on. But Australians are finding it harder to pay off ... More
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Budget 2019: Money's live blog of the Federal Budget

Josh Frydenberg will unveil the 2019 Federal Budget, his first as treasurer, in Canberra tonight. With all eyes on Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he prepares to announce the date of the next federal election, tonight's Budget is an important step ... More
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Will the current credit squeeze turn into a credit crunch?

As the housing market continues to fall sharply around most parts of Australia, the risk of the current credit squeeze turning into a credit crunch is real and is rising, according to Jonathan Mott, banking analyst at UBS. Times are certainly tough. ... More
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Seven Aussie regional property hotspots for 2019

Regional bridesmaid cities are beginning to rival the real estate brides of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with their impressive population growth, buzzing local economies, improved amenities and infrastructure, affordable housing and increasingly attractive ... More
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