Monthly Archives: February 2010

Housing affordability declines

A report by the Housing Industry Association and Commonwealth Bank identifies “soaring house prices, rising interest rates and a winding back of the first homeowners grant” as contributing factors […]

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Vote stops city expansion

The Age reports “The state government has scrapped plans to expand Melbourne’s outer limits after a tax on land sales in growth areas was defeated in the upper house” […]

House prices increase in December

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released house price index data for the December quarter. Among the capital cities Melbourne recorded the largest growth […]