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Regular Construction trends reveal rebalancing
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Sydney Property Buyers Have Lost Touch With Reality
Median property prices across Sydney out of control
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WA Credit Rating Downgraded Again - Moody's
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Good News: Treasury pushing remodel of Negative Gearing for only new homes!
Corrupt and vested real estate interest run for cover!
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2008 Meltdown Was Worse Than Great Depression, Bernanke Says
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Global Warming: Glaciers, ice caps and ice sheets are collapsing, and it's unstoppable
How the planet's ice cover is being altered by climate change
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Iron ore - supply and demand rides again
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Regular Michael Matusik calls oversupply in Brisbane one bed market
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Regular Construction Activity Down.
Big Unsustainable Rise in Residential Not Even Close to Matching the Fall in Mining.
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Question? Looking like being unemployed
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Australia's growing subprime mortgage market. 43% of new loans are interest only.
Australian lenders dole out $3 billion worth of non-conforming home loans in 18 months
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Big four major bank economists deny the obvious housing bubble
It's not true until it's been officially denied, and now it has
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Regular HIA calls for Stamp Duty to be paid from Superannuation
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Regular Pessimistic property market outlook likely to put a lid on house price growth
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Daily Iron Ore Price, Commodities and Precious Metals Update - August 2014
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Free Daily Links... Global And Local News Articles About Property, Finance and Economics
Why pay good money to other sites for a simple set of links?
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Business has never been so bad: End of Australia’s mining boom threatens Pilbara Cities plan
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Regular What Australia can learn from the UK property bubble
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Regular Car industry job losses will be worse than forecast - its a national disgrace!
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Couple sue Kevin Young (Kevin Sampe) Investors Club / Property Club
The Wilsons were told property doubles in value every seven to ten years
Alex Barton 56 20,295
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Regular There's plenty of info on how to buy a house in the name of a SMSF
But does anyone know about 'drawdown' on one?
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Investment Portfolio
Against Melbourne/National Property prices.
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Unemployment jumps to 12 year high of 6.4%
ABS 6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, July 2014
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Does Australia really have a bona fide housing shortage or not?
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Regular Steve Keen: Time for a Copernican Revolution - the GFC took most economists by surprise
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Regular World's ten most expensive property markets by area
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Ireland Faces New Housing Crisis: Dublin property prices jump 25% in a year
Soaring house prices in Dublin spark fears of new property bubble
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Regular New Zealand Prime Minister Plans To Double First Home Buyer Grants To $20,000
Bad housing policy rears its head in New Zealand
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Regular RP Data Weekly Dwelling Price Index Update August 2014
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Regular Weak Australian growth to go on, and on, and on...
The ‘neutral’ rate of monetary policy is now significantly lower than it has been historically
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Australia risks auto industry collapse, down to one car manufacturer within next few years
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300 Sydney waterfront public housing properties to be sold off
Raising hundreds of millions of dollars for O'Farrell government and forcing out residents who have lived there for decades
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WA New Home Construction Set to Retreat for Years - HIA
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The Job Loss Thread
Keep track of the ongoing losses here
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Regular Iron ore assets fire sales begins
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Property investors who bought when everyone else was running away are now reaping the rewards
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Regular Huge scale in Chinese property bubble and bust
In 2011 and 2012, China produced more cement than the US did in the entire 20th century
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Regular Chris Joye Agrees 30% Over Valued
Housing overvalued by as much as 30%
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RP Data Weekly Property Market Indicator Summary
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Rural vs Metro
Pros and cons of rural residential, vs metro residential
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Regular The Entitlements of Age
How to make the retirement system fairer
ThePauk 7 185
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Hot Topic Sydney Auction Results - Latest Results From APM, RPData & REINSW
Sydney Auction Clearance Rate Thread
muzza 1,643 156,182
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Regular When will Australian interest rates rise?
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Gazumped: Criminals Are Stealing And Selling Australian Homes From Under Their Owners
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The US recovery
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RBA Begs You to Take On More Debt ... Just Don’t Buy a House!
Kris Sayce 20 1,518
25 Aug 2014, 11:21 PM
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Regular Wrong Way Nation
Krugman on affordable housing
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Ebola is an economic black swan: Outbreak out of control and getting worse
CrossPost 17 1,073
25 Aug 2014, 09:25 PM
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Regular Petition to Senator Nick Xenophon: Scrap your super funds for housing plan, it's a con-job
Alex Barton 4 329
25 Aug 2014, 09:16 PM
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Know a wheat farmer??
Is wheat land the next iron ore story??
Mustapha Mond 14 943
25 Aug 2014, 06:49 PM
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Regular Zombie ­Suburbs: The big dangers of millionaire visas and surging Chinese property demand
Alex Barton 3 402
25 Aug 2014, 06:18 PM
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Gold Heading to Fire Sale Price of US$931 Next Year
Kris Sayce 47 1,631
25 Aug 2014, 05:38 PM
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Regular Weighing the risks for Australia as China rebalances
Golden opportunity for Australia as a billion Chinese middle class demand a share of our agriculture, manufacturing, services
Alex Barton 4 109
25 Aug 2014, 04:49 PM
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Regular Watching the Australian housing market for vital signs - loan approvals and dwelling turnover
Property upswings are almost always associated with a strong rise in lending and property sales
Alex Barton 0 78
25 Aug 2014, 04:44 PM
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Regular The case for shorting the Australian dollar
CrossPost 9 455
25 Aug 2014, 04:34 PM
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The Shares Thread
Credit Suisse come up with four wild ideas that could impact local market in 2014
Alex Barton 656 35,238
25 Aug 2014, 04:32 PM
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Regular Sydney apartment glut
Falling rents and prices next
yankinoz 1 164
25 Aug 2014, 04:13 PM
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Number of million dollar suburbs crash
The age of the parasites is over
themoops 11 897
25 Aug 2014, 03:48 PM
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Regular Dividend bonanza rolls on as RBA urges asset building
Equity investors had billions of reasons to be happy this week
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25 Aug 2014, 03:47 PM
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Regular Ausbao, Starryland, Bridgehill, Harman, Greenland, Wanda, Ridong, Country Garden, Zone Q
Eight Chinese property developers emerging across Australia
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25 Aug 2014, 03:45 PM
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Regular The mining boom's final days may come quicker than expected
Alex Barton 0 128
25 Aug 2014, 03:27 PM
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Regular Australia's richest families have found most success with investments and property
Australia’s richest families are getting richer, according to the annual BRW Rich Families list
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25 Aug 2014, 02:35 PM
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Regular ATO cracking down on cash economy
Count du Monet 0 125
25 Aug 2014, 01:45 PM
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Regular Pacific Ocean Now Dead From Fukushima Radiation
Black Panther 1 190
25 Aug 2014, 09:38 AM
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Canberra rents continue to fall for houses and units
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25 Aug 2014, 09:07 AM
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Regular The McCrone Legacy
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What is the Australian Property Bubble? How does it differ from a normal housing market?
Shadow 223 8,065
25 Aug 2014, 07:02 AM
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Hot Topic Melbourne Auction Results - Latest Results From APM, RPData & REIV
Melbourne Auction Clearance Rate Thread
Ray White 2,236 211,919
24 Aug 2014, 10:34 PM
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Regular Watts happening? Electricity demand falling as prices continue to rise
Guest 2 189
24 Aug 2014, 08:06 PM
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Chronic Oversupply: Landlords hit by apartment glut and falling rental yields
Without rental growth or capital growth, the prospects for many investors are bleak
Alex Barton 94 4,378
24 Aug 2014, 06:00 PM
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Regular Income taxes will skyrocket without reform - Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson
CrossPost 2 171
24 Aug 2014, 05:31 PM
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Regular Population Peak
ThePauk 8 319
24 Aug 2014, 05:04 PM
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Regular Free Weekend Links. Global And Local News Articles About Property, Finance and Economics.
CrossPost 6 634
24 Aug 2014, 04:34 PM
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Regular Callcentre jobs won't exist in 5 years. Will billions of redundant humans be allowed to keep living?
In the conflagration which follows the mass of humanity will perish while the Rulers hide in their shelters
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24 Aug 2014, 04:02 PM
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Regular "First home buyers are stuffed"
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24 Aug 2014, 03:32 PM
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British, especially London, property prices start to fall. Should Australians be worried?
Nothing to do with Russians of course.
Ned Flanders 16 1,231
24 Aug 2014, 02:32 PM
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Why there will be no crash in Perth
Perth bears have their fantasy smashed
skamy 102 4,914
24 Aug 2014, 12:45 PM
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Regular Australian parents: you are doing a crap job
Black Panther 6 338
24 Aug 2014, 12:43 PM
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Property development
Stage 1
Cindy 22 810
24 Aug 2014, 12:05 PM
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Regular The hurdle to home ownership just got higher
Transmutation in Action
Black Panther 0 137
24 Aug 2014, 10:28 AM
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Regular Just gets better for Melbourne's North and West
Poontang 0 144
24 Aug 2014, 08:08 AM
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West poised to join forces with Assad in face of Islamic State
Black Panther 11 512
23 Aug 2014, 11:27 PM
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Regular Nearly 60,000 people apply for 105 affordable units in Greenpoint building
peter fraser 1 301
23 Aug 2014, 02:32 PM
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Regular 457s have stopped coming here
Visas granted down 25%
SittingOnDeFence 5 561
23 Aug 2014, 10:35 AM
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Wake up Goldbugs, Gold Skyrocketed overnight
Who would have thought...
goldbug 249 9,842
23 Aug 2014, 02:17 AM
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POLL: Will you wait 15-20 years for a crash?
As Steve Keen expects you to do...
Shadow 102 5,478
23 Aug 2014, 12:30 AM
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Regular Death of the Call Centre
5000 jobs to go
Perthite 4 302
22 Aug 2014, 11:34 PM
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More than one in five first time buyers are buying an investment property
peter fraser 39 1,564
22 Aug 2014, 09:41 PM
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Recovery of Pension Expenses
Confiscate the family home to repay the debt to the taxpayer
vdmruss 35 885
22 Aug 2014, 04:11 PM
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Regular On the Significant Investor Visa program
"Benefits were much smaller than expected"
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22 Aug 2014, 04:03 PM
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BHP set for bumper FY profit
Oh what's this? a good news story for mining
skamy 59 1,799
22 Aug 2014, 03:30 PM
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Regular Property investors lose out on $17.5 billion in unclaimed tax depreciation
Investors losing out on Tax Depreciation Entitlements
mkilroy 0 81
22 Aug 2014, 03:04 PM
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Regular Kevin Young The Investors Club being sued for falsifying loan documents
ABC 7:30 Report
Ex BP Golly 7 970
22 Aug 2014, 11:58 AM
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First home buyers could soon use superannuation to buy property
Nick Xenophon will introduce legislative changes in the spring session of parliament
Alex Barton 122 7,550
22 Aug 2014, 11:54 AM
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March Australia! We are planning an ATTACK on property infestors and politicians!
We will be making a number of placards to carry
Guest 71 3,529
22 Aug 2014, 09:41 AM
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Regular Jeremy Grantham on the everything bubble
GMO: "There Is No Safe Place To Hide"
CrossPost 0 162
21 Aug 2014, 08:51 PM
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Regular Moody’s poops on QBELMI party (QBE Lenders Mortgage Insurance Limited)
CrossPost 0 77
21 Aug 2014, 08:49 PM
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Regular Relentless housing boom dashes hopes for calm - Christopher Joye
The issue is that leverage is already at near-record levels
Alex Barton 4 408
21 Aug 2014, 08:46 PM
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