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  • housing shortage Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    lack of policy reform to wind back the impact of the dead hand of regulation on new housing costs New dwellings being constructed are expected to be lower in Read more Back to Top Housing Crisis Good for investors On October 22 2010 House prices Leave a comment Australian property market is currently recording about 4 1 months of effective housing supply new data has found According to RP Data s latest research Australia is currently in the midst of a terrible housing shortage with Melbourne the worst sufferer RP Data s research found Melbourne has the Read more Back to Top Property prices expected to surge On October 7 2010 House prices Interest rate Leave a comment we want to address Australia s housing shortage then the Federal Government needs to lead from the front on a range of policy areas including further investment in skills and training reform of the tax system an end to excessive regulation increased land supply reduced planning delays Read more Back to Top How far will home loan interest rates go On August 24 2010 Finance News Leave a comment for 2010 2025 released today tightening labour markets and accelerated household spending will lead to higher consumer price inflation forcing the official cash rate up towards 6 5 per cent and home loan rates in excess of 9 per cent within three to four years I myself am Read more Back to Top Housing supply crippling Australia HIA On May 24 2010 Finance News Leave a comment skilled labour shortages are all artificially restraining the ability of a highly efficient new home building sector from meeting the housing requirements of Australia s growing population Mr Dale said The recognition and importance afforded these issues more recently is very encouraging but urgent action is required Read more Back to Top Govt releases budget to mixed reviews On May 12 2010 Finance News Leave a comment to where it was before the GFC and Mr Swan says the only way to do that is impose a 2 per cent cap on spending The Housing Industry Association HIA said the federal government s decision to sensibly avoid the usual temptation of pre election big spending Read more Back to Top RBA data still points to May home loan rate hike On March 15 2010 Finance News Leave a comment This week s data releases have painted an interesting picture for the near term outlook for monetary policy We still expect the RBA to raise the cash rate by 25bp s in May but there are historical precedents to show that the Bank may be a little unnerved by Read more Back to Top The Reserve Bank has signalled more home loan interest rate rises are on the way after it yesterday lifted the cash rate to 4 per cent On March 3 2010 Finance News Leave a comment decision is a further step in that process The RBA lifted the official cash rate three times last

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  • housing costs Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    comment track for a full recovery According to the latest Housing Industry Association JELD WEN New Home Sales Report the number of new homes sold increased by 2 5 per cent in January 2011 Detached house sales increased by 2 2 per cent while the sale of multi units rose by Read more Back to Top Housing affordability plummets On August 19 2010 Finance News Leave a comment federal election campaign to address the substantial hurdles aspiring home owners face Helping Australians afford a roof over their head is surely a fundamental responsibility of government Harley Dale added According to the HIA CBA Index the largest falls in affordability were recorded in Sydney 9 1 per Read more Back to Top No rate hike on soft inflation numbers On July 29 2010 Finance News Leave a comment the past week retailers Woolworths and Coles and their related department and electronics stores as well as Harvey Norman have been reporting very low inflation and even deflation in many goods Recent comments by Gerry Harvey about the falling cost of electronics have been backed up Read more Back to Top Many Aussies financially unfit survey On February 16 2010 Finance News Leave a comment a third of Australian women and a quarter of men are classed as financially unfit despite improvements in the economy a survey shows Nearly 28 per cent of those surveyed had an over reliance on debt little or no regular savings no insurance coverage and high housing Read more Back to Top Finance News RBA rate announcement Banks Mining Towns and Rental Yields Houses outperform units in capitals Positive return for Qld market Whats happening with Vacant Land Sales Credit conditions restricting construction Housing Values Rise Housing Facts Rates on Hold New home sales at 2 year high

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  • new home sales Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    direction The HIA New Home Sales Read more Back to Top Home sales plummet On August 2 2011 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off New home sales suffered their heaviest monthly decline in five years in June 2011 giving further weight to a rate hold in August According to the latest HIA Report the number of new homes sold in June 2011 dropped by 8 7 per cent the sharpest monthly decline since Read more Back to Top Interest Rate Rise will they or won t they On June 6 2011 Enconomy Inflation Interest rate Wealth Leave a comment The RBA has been at pains to emphasise that policy decisions are based on the medium term outlook More timely data on that outlook such as the capex expectations has highlighted the challenge from the mining boom remains The reserve bank would be extremely brave to raise interest rates Read more Back to Top New home sales still slow On March 30 2011 Enconomy Financial goals Government banking reform House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Leave a comment New home sales in February 2011 failed to materially improve on an encouraging start to the year seen in the thin trading month of January The risk was for a weaker result than what we saw for January Nevertheless new home sales are running at volumes considerably Read more Back to Top Property values are one the increase On March 4 2011 Enconomy House prices Interest rate Wealth Leave a comment New home sales grew modestly last month suggesting the property market is on track for a full recovery According to the latest Housing Industry Association JELD WEN New Home Sales Report the number of new homes sold increased by 2 5 per cent in January

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  • the government Archives « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    comment chief executive Gail Kelly has slammed the government s proposed ban on exit fees as poor public policy In an interview with The Australian Ms Kelly said the abolition of exit fees would only make it harder for smaller lenders to compete Ms Kelly said that while the Read more Back to Top 5 Steps to make 2011 Prosperous On January 18 2011 Budget Financial goals Wealth Leave a comment in some cases Next step four boost your super There are plenty of ways to increase your retirement nest egg and you ll be glad you did when the time comes to hang up your work boots Talk to your employer about salary sacrifice namely transferring Read more Back to Top RBA data still points to May home loan rate hike On March 15 2010 Finance News Leave a comment expectations had been achieved and the Bank was content to keep rates on hold for an extended period Current policy is not aimed at any concerns for housing bubbles Instead the current objective of rate hikes is to restore rates to normal levels at a time Read more Back to Top AMP drops home loan interest rates On February 17 2010 Finance News Leave a comment rate According to a report in The Daily Telegraph AMP will drop its basic home loan mortgage rate for new homebuyers by ten percentage points to 6 24 per cent While AMP s mortgage interest rate of 6 24 per cent is still higher than most of the majors Read more Back to Top Interest rate rises in Labor hands On February 10 2010 Finance News Leave a comment for governments in doing so as it would make it cheaper for them to pay off their debts and keep interest rates low for

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  • 2013 « Page 3 of 8 « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    shortage There are a range of suburbs around Australia where mortgage repayments are now less than the amount Read more Back to Top Home loan approvals show housing recovery On August 8 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off HOME loan approvals continue to rise showing the record low cash rate is working its way into the housing sector The number of home loan approvals in June rose 2 7 per cent to 51 001 the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday beating economists expectations of a Read more Back to Top Rates Tumble On August 6 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off RBA governor Glenn Stevens said the rate cut was a wise move for the board as data released earlier this month found headline inflation was considerably weaker than expected The 25 basis point cut was a good move and provided the lenders follow suit it could save Read more Back to Top Capital city values on the rise On August 2 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off Capital city dwelling values climbed 1 9 per cent over the month of July according to new research RP Data s July Hedonic Home Value Index Results found the 1 9 per cent capital gain takes the cumulative recovery to 6 5 per cent since dwelling values found their trough at Read more Back to Top Little doubt market is in upswing On August 1 2013 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off While this year s winter months saw a lull investors can still expect a positive market surge through the next couple of seasons The resurgence of investors record low interest rates the best level of affordability since 2007 and increased sales listings the expectation is of increased sales and upward Read more Back to Top Rents outstrip home value growth On July 29 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer House prices Inflation Rental Growth Wealth Comments Off According to RP Data s latest property pulse since the end of 2007 combined capital city home values increased by 13 4 per cent which compares with a 32 1 per cent increase in rental rates Rental rates increased at more than double the rate of home values over this Read more Back to Top Property on the Rise On July 22 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Wealth Comments Off The property market is well and truly past the bottom of the cycle with solid and increasing buyer activity being seen across a majority of the capitals according to a new report Rising confidence solid economic performance and low interest rates are largely behind the recovery Australian Read more Back to Top Investors saw big returns in May On July 15 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Inflation Rental

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  • 2013 « Page 4 of 8 « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    conducted by the Housing Industry Association HIA If Australia sticks to its current rate of building the nation will fall 150 000 homes short of its goal Failure at Read more Back to Top The Total Money Makeover On July 7 2013 Finance News Financial goals Wealth Comments Off The success stories speak for themselves in this book from money maestro Dave Ramsey Instead of promising the normal dose of quick fixes Ramsey offers a bold no nonsense approach to money matters providing not only the how to but also a grounded and uplifting hope for getting out Read more Back to Top Tips for Buying at Auction On July 6 2013 Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Home loan product Wealth Comments Off The property you want is up for auction and you are determined to buy it What can you do to ensure yours is the winning bid 1 Attend at least 12 other auctions It will take at least this many auctions to familiarise yourself with the process Read more Back to Top How Walkable Is Your Suburb On July 4 2013 Finance News Financial goals Comments Off As our lives become busier and our roads more congested many buyers are prepared to pay a premium to be within walking distance of transport shops and amenities Homes located in walkable suburbs those with a mix of common daily shopping and social destinations within a Read more Back to Top Cash rate on hold On July 2 2013 Australian Dollar Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off The Reserve Bank of Australia RBA has left the official cash rate on hold for the second consecutive month At its board meeting earlier today the Bank said it was prudent to leave the official cash rate at a historic low of 2 75 per cent The board Read more Back to Top RBA to leave rates on hold On July 1 2013 Australian Dollar Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off Australia s falling dollar could force the Reserve Bank of Australia RBA to leave the official cash rate on hold tomorrow The Australian dollar is starting to act as a shock absorber for the Australian economy The Australian dollar is now 11 per cent lower on a trade weighted Read more Back to Top Australians eager to buy property now On June 19 2013 Finance News Comments Off More than twice as many Australians are looking to buy in the next 12 months compared with the number that bought in the last year According to QBE LMI s 2013 Mortgage Barometer report more than 50 per cent of Australians believe now is a good time to Read more Back to Top Investment demand on the rise On June 12 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Interest rate Rental Growth Wealth Comments Off The investment market is bouncing back to life with new data showing one in

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  • 2013 « Page 5 of 8 « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    consumer sentiment survey 50 per cent believe house values will climb over the coming 12 months while 41 per cent of those surveyed expect housing Read more Back to Top Prices tipped to increase in Brisbane s inner city suburbs On May 27 2013 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Rental Growth Wealth Comments Off The property market in inner city Brisbane is about to heat up With a third of properties on the market under contract and a third of remaining properties going to auction housing supply in the city is limited and will eventually result in an increase in prices The Read more Back to Top One more rate cut before year s end On May 24 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off National Australia Bank believes the Reserve Bank of Australia will cut the cash rate at least once more before the end of the year Speaking at the NAB Budget Breakfast in Sydney yesterday National Australia Bank s chief economist markets Rob Henderson said the reasons the Reserve Bank Read more Back to Top Constructive Criticism On May 14 2013 Finance News Comments Off Too often when we criticise we cause offence because our criticism is couched in hostile nagging or accusing terms Most people deserve a second or third chance so if you must criticise make sure you do it in a way that motivates rather than offends Before you Read more Back to Top Negative Gearing for Tax On May 14 2013 Financial goals Home loan product Comments Off Negative gearing can have significant tax benefits but don t let it be your only motivation for buying an investment property The property you choose needs to stand on its own merits so that it has the potential to make money in the long term through capital gains Read more Back to Top Financial Planning Competency Handbook On May 14 2013 Finance News Financial goals First Home Buyer Wealth Comments Off Whether you re studying to become a financial planner preparing for the CFP exam or a practitioner looking for a comprehensive reference to help serve your clients needs this is the ultimate guide Developed by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc CFP Board the Financial Planning Competency Read more Back to Top Finding Positive Cash Flow Property 10 Top Tips On May 14 2013 Finance News Financial goals Rental Growth Wealth Comments Off The beauty of a positive cash flow property is that it won t burn a hole in your wallet but you ll have to work hard to find one that also delivers good capital growth Keep in mind that any profit you make on the rental income is likely Read more Back to Top Negative Gearing or Positive Cash Flow On May 14 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Comments Off There s no easy answer to the much debated question do negatively geared or positive cash flow properties

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  • 2013 « Page 8 of 8 « Formula 1 Finance Formula 1 Finance
    figures and Housing Affordability Sentiment Index results provides a range of interesting data that could prove useful to both property buyers and sellers Australia s Read more Back to Top Home values on the up On February 4 2013 Finance News Comments Off Home values are now firmly on the road to recovery with new data showing dwelling values were up 1 2 per cent over the month of January According to RP Data s latest Home Value Index Australia s combined capital cities recorded a 1 2 per cent improvement last month negating Read more Back to Top RBA on hold next week still expect a March cut On February 4 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off The Reserve Bank Board meets next week on February 5 I expect the Board will decide to hold rates steady at this meeting I certainly do not believe that the rate cut cycle has ended and to date expect there will be a rate cut of 25 bp s Read more Back to Top Feb rate cut unlikely On February 1 2013 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals Inflation Interest rate Wealth Comments Off A majority of Australian homeowners do not expect the Reserve Bank of Australia RBA to cut the official cash rate when the board meets next week According to a survey conducted 55 per cent of respondents believe the cash rate will remain at its current level Read more Back to Top Cash rate to hit 2 25pc On January 30 2013 Budget Enconomy Financial goals Interest rate Wealth Comments Off National Australia Bank is predicting three rate cuts this year despite the fact that new research shows business confidence is on the rise According to NAB s latest monthly business survey business confidence improved considerably in December after deteriorating to its weakest level since April 2009 in the Read more Back to Top Lenders offer FHBs helping hand On January 24 2013 Financial goals First Home Buyer Comments Off First home buyers should be able to jump on the property ladder sooner rather than later thanks to recent changes by some lenders to their guarantor requirements Several of Australia s lenders have amended their Family and Security Guarantee Loans in recent months removing certain restrictions for guarantors Read more Back to Top Retail to improve in 2013 On January 11 2013 Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off The retail property market is expected to strengthen throughout 2013 according to Colliers International The retail market had traditionally outperformed all other commercial property sectors over the past two decades but 2012 had been a defining year with the sector undergoing significant structural change We have seen Read more Back to Top New home sales climb On January 10 2013 Budget Enconomy Finance News Financial goals House prices Inflation Wealth Comments Off New home sales posted a second consecutive monthly improvement in November 2012 according to the Housing Industry Association

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