More gloom for the housing market as building approvals slump further

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The slump in the housing market has been blamed on freezing weather. But in his report on February’s mortgage lending, Bob Pannell, chief economist for the Council of mortgage lenders (cml),

More than $150 billion has been wiped off the value of Australian homes over the last six months, while the Reserve Bank has all but confirmed further cuts to interest rates.. The official australian house price figures, released by the ABS on Tuesday, show Sydney and Melbourne driving the slump, with Melbourne recording its first quarterly price fall in seven years.

 · Over £1.5 billion will be spent over the spending review period, which is an increase of £131 million on the previous Executive’s plans. That is a 19 per cent increase over the next spending review period versus the 2005-08 plans. It is clear that much more money is going into housing over the next three years.

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Pending home sales fall even further in August.. NAR expects existing sales to slump further as low inventory plagues many markets.. The housing market has "essentially stalled," Yun says.

Upmarket estate agent savills warned yesterday that profits for 2008 would be "significantly" below forecast as the housing market. and building societies continue to tighten lending conditions.

In this release, revisions are provided for the time period from July 2017 to May 2019 and include revisions resulting from the Building approvals annual review. Further information about the Annual Review and other potential sources of revisions can be found in the feature article released with the January 2016 8731.0 publication – "Revisions.

"The boost was a vital tool for first home buyers to get a foot in the door of the housing market," Mr Bidwell said. "Without it, home ownership has been put even further out of reach."

SQM Research released a report into the likely housing market effects of The Labor Party’s proposal to change negative gearing, taking into account current housing market conditions.. This research is an update on our initial paper released in June 2016 – a time when the housing market was in a considerably stronger state than the current weak conditions.