What happens when a state government charges homeowners $50,000 to move? They stop doing it.
Property investments are at the heart of a crackdown by the Australian Tax Office, which could see duped retirees risk half of their savings or pay hefty unpaid tax bills.
A collapse in the number of interest-only loans being written by big banks is said to be combining with a drop in Chinese buyers of Australian real estate to create a “crunch time” for the economy in 2018.
Petrol prices are tipped to jump just as 17 million Aussies hit the road for a Christmas break.
The Reserve Bank of Australia looks set to spend much of 2018 in hibernation as experts see a possible record being set for the longest period without moving interest rates.
Over half of Australian property investors are breaking the golden rule of investing – they use past performance as a guide for future success.
First-home buyers have slashed their standards on what elements of a home are “essential”, including area, budget and future investment potential, new Westpac research shows.
Almost everyone now relies on their mobile phone more than any other object in their life, yet the telco industry still bamboozles most people, often leaving consumers paying for more than they need.
The number of Australians optimistic about the year ahead has dropped to a never-before-seen low as mortgage holders eye a combination of record-high household debt and the possibility of interest rate hikes in 2018.
Homeowners will save up to $2250 on the price of installing a new solar power system under an Australia-first rewards scheme to be launched through NAB and energy retailer Origin on November 28.