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It just got harder to get a home loan – Here’s what APRA’s tightened lending standards mean for borrowers

  As forecast last week by your truly, skyrocketing house prices in most markets are putting the financial regulators under pressure to take action – and this week they have. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA – the body in…
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The flaws in those ‘Top growth suburbs’ lists – Is this really Brisbane’s top 30 suburbs

  Real estate research business, REA (the News Corp business behind and others) announced its top 30 suburbs for house price and unit price growth recently, delivering a list that included some surprises alongside the predictable stalwarts. You can…
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