Property investing

RBA leaves cash rate on hold
The RBA has left the cash rate unchanged at two per cent at its October board meeting.
Weathering volatility is the key to reaping returns
The past few weeks have created fear among stock market investors – and these days investors now include most Australians, thanks to superannuation.
NZ Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold
The Reserve Bank has, as expected, kept the official cash rate unchanged at 3.5 per cent at its latest review.
Banks need to be stronger: Murray
Banks need to be strengthened because Australia isn't as resilient as it was during the GFC, the head of the Financial System Inquiry says.
China home prices fall in November
A survey shows China's housing prices have fallen for the seventh straight month in November, down 0.38 per cent from October.
RBA governor 'concerned' on jobless rate
The Reserve Bank governor says he is "quite concerned" that unemployment is at a 12-year high and wants to see it lower.
RBA governor says low rates hurting savers
RBA governor Glenn Stevens said that low interest rates aren't necessarily good for everyone, especially savers.
Boom in new homes for Sydney CBD
There is marked variability across Sydney in terms of meeting housing targets set out in the Sydney 2036 Metropolitan Strategy, new data shows.
Over one third of homes worth less than their mortgages: report
Over 35 percent of people who have bought homes in Australia since 2008 now owe more money than their properties are worth, according to a report by J.P. Morgan.
What it costs to live in the world's 'least livable' cities
The least liveable cities in the world may not the first place an investor may look to buy, but who ever said conventional wisdom is the best wisdom?