Entries by Justin Haynes

Houses aren’t more unaffordable for Australian first home buyers, but they are riskier

Climbing house prices seem to scare people but houses are relatively more affordable today than they were in 1990, it’s actually interest-rate risk that’s the bigger problem for first home buyers. If you look at latest numbers on house prices, as a measure of affordability, they use a “median measure” – that is, the ratio…Read More→

BOOM

WITH 13 months to go until the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast property market is showing no signs of slowing with house prices in some suburbs jumping more than 30 per cent in the past year. According to CoreLogic’s latest statistics, the Gold Coast recorded a 5.5 per cent increase in median house prices…Read More→