Property investment has peaked: Conditions continue to get tougher for investors. Access to finance is more difficult and home loan rates for investors are moving higher. It was therefore not surprising that demand for apartments in September, the majority of which are owned by investors in Australia, has declined.

First-home buyers fight back: Changes to stamp duty and first homeowners’ grants, particularly in NSW and Victoria, led to a resurgence of first-home buyer lending in August.

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