Property

House prices have created a ‘lost generation’

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The despair of a younger generation with little prospect of getting on the property ladder is aggravated by the knowledge that their parent's generation had it so much easier.

House prices in China fall in Sept

Average price of a new home in 70 Chinese cities posts first on-year decline in two years.

Investa eyes 3% funds growth in FY15

Office manager expects funds from operations growth at 3%, flags soft Brisbane, Perth market.

LJ Hooker draws plenty of suitors

A number of firms are believed to be weighing a bid for real estate group LJ Hooker.

QSuper in offshore acquisition hunt

Australia's second-largest industry super fund is on the hunt for more overseas property.

Don't end negative gearing: Mirvac

Mirvac boss says negative gearing removal would have 'far-reaching implications'.

Irish home prices soar, fuel boom fears

Year to September sees fastest growth since 2007.

NSW real estate group blasts RBA

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NSW Real Estate Institute accuses RBA of mixed messages on risky lending to investors.

Another sign the RBA will act on housing

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A speech by RBA deputy governor Philip Lowe adds to two previous signals that the bank is likely to act on the over-inflated housing market.

Mortgage lending still 'sound': Norris

Former CBA boss says local banks will be able to handle a property market shock.

Property market more risky: RBA

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Deputy governor says new lending rules will not be heavy-handed despite imbalances.

Wealthy Australians favouring property

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Property sector attracts 33 per cent of HNWI wealth in Q1, above global average of 19.5 per cent.

Dexus eyes growing rental demand

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Property group says an increase in enquiries indicates a looming rise in demand for office space.

China challenged by deepening property slump

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Decline hits many households and industries, scams burn speculators.

Book closes early for $161m Simonds IPO

Homebuilder sees strong institutional interest, will lodge prospectus on Wednesday.

Don’t blame Chinese buyers for Australia’s real-estate boom

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It’s time to slay the notion that Chinese money is behind the sharp rise in Aussie house prices.

Ingham IPO moves forward

Roadshow for Ingham family’s modular housing park float will begin in next fortnight.

Property fears overplayed: Labor

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Penny Wong says talk of Chinese buyers inflating Aust prices is 'overblown'.

UK private sector rents hit new all-time high

Busy autumn period boosts prices, seasonal peak eyed.

What can we expect from Chinese property buyers in the next 12 months?

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Chinese property buyers are expected to increase purchases in Australia over the next year. Here are the four main factors driving the trend.

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