Can the housing market celebrate the death of macro-pru?

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Despite calls for macro-prudential policies to cool the property market, recent signals show regulators are more likely to take modest steps within the existing framework.

Defence Housing FY14 profit beats expectations

by AAP
Annual report shows $90.1 million net profit, above budget estimates.

New home sales flat in Sept: HIA

Sales of new detached homes fell 2.3% in month, while multi-unit sales soared 11%.

House prices rise strong in Oct: RP

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RP Data home value index shows housing prices grew an average of 1.2%, after a slow September.

Mirvac reaffirms FY EPS guidance

Property group says it is taking advantage of buoyant conditions in the residential sector.

UK mortgage market dips again as prices plateau

BoE data shows lending at lowest level since January, eases bubble fears.

Altis Property buys NSW shopping centre for $40.5m

Private equity firm's purchase follows rise in industrial, commercial property sector activity.

Dexus announces share consolidation

Property group reaffirms full-year guidance for funds from operations, distribution.

NAB commercial property index posts first positive read since 2011

Lender's index improves overall but WA commercial property sentiment hits all-time low.

Mortgage Choice CEO slams RBA

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CEO Michael Russell says central bank's talk of curbing property investor activity is 'perplexing and fruitless'.

GPT Group lifts FY earnings guidance

Property group optimistic on the back of strong momentum across its office portfolio in Sept quarter.

Triguboff nearing $6bn Meriton sale

Nation’s largest homebuilder discussing valuation with prospective Chinese buyer: report.

Stockland reaffirms FY15 share growth

Property group reaffirms earnings per share growth up to 7.5%, Q1 residential portfolio strongest in four years.

Students driving inner-city property market: RBA's Ellis

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RBA official says international students' desire to live in cities pushing cost of urban living higher.

Goodman Group keeps FY guidance

Property group reaffirms earnings per share growth of 6 per cent, assets rise nearly $1bn in Q1.

China Vanke 3Q net profit up 2.8% at CNY1.65 Billion

Property developer rolled out fewer projects than earlier planned.

Troubles in China rattle western banks

Detention of Agile Property’s chairman came as a shock.

Property boom boosts NSW budget

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Lift in Sydney property market has given NSW government something to cheer.

House prices have created a ‘lost generation’

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.