Monthly Archives: June 2014

Foreign investment fears raised at housing inquiry – The Adviser.

Australians seem divided about whether foreign investment is a threat to the housing market or an opportunity. The Inquiry into Foreign Investment in Residential Real Estate has received submissions from ordinary Australians that voice concerns about housing bubbles, ‘dirty money’ and rule-breaking. One submission said foreign investment is creating  “ unprecedented  price pressure on residential […]

Rates won’t rise until end of 2015: NAB – The Adviser

NAB has revealed it does not expect an interest rate rise until the last quarter of 2015, defying industry predictions the RBA could move as soon as September. Speaking at a NAB Federal Budget Breakfast in Sydney yesterday, the bank’s global head of research, Peter Jolly, said the bank’s forecasts were that the RBA was […]