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HIA – Unit Developments Halting Housing Recovery

HIA, Australia’s biggest residential building association, believes that a dismally weak units market is holding up a recovery in new housing across the nation and provides the Reserve Bank reason to pause on any upward movement on interest rates. HIA’s Senior Economist, Mr Ben Phillips said that according to Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released […]

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Housing Industry Association HIA – Home building set to recover

Australia’s housing industry is set to recover according to the Housing Industry Association, Australia’s largest building industry organisation. Commenting on its latest National Outlook report, HIA’s Chief Economist, Dr Harley Dale said that the number of new home starts in Australia would increase by more than 20 per cent over the next two years. “The […]

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Choice Home Loans – The nominated choice of Australian Mortgage Awards

Berwick-based Choice Home Loans has been nominated in four 2009 Australian Mortgage Award (AMA) categories, after last year winning the Brokerage of the Year Award (12+ staff). This year they will compete for the same title in addition to Young Gun of the year, Independent Mortgage Broker and Franchise Operations. Choice Aggregation Services also announced […]

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HIA – New Home Lending Signals Recovery Potential

The level of new home lending remained very healthy in July 2009 said the Housing Industry Association, Australia’s largest building industry organisation. HIA Chief Economist, Dr Harley Dale, said that the number of loans for construction eased slightly in July after eight straight months of growth. “Construction lending increased by 15 per cent over the […]

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Steady Rates Still Appropriate says HIA

The decision by the Reserve Bank to once again leave the official cash rate steady at 3 per cent is the right decision given uncertainty surrounding the magnitude of near-term recovery in the Australian economy said the Housing Industry Association, Australia’s largest building industry organisation. “It will be important to keep interest rates stable in […]

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Housing Institute of Australia (HIA) says Strong Half Year for New Home Sales

The number of new homes sold moved sideways in June, but were still up by 13 per cent for the first half of the year, according to the Housing Industry Association (HIA), Australia’s largest building industry organisation. Commenting on the HIA’s latest survey of Australia’s largest builders, HIA Chief Economist, Dr Harley Dale said that […]

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Porter Davis – State Government boost good news for new home buyers

State Government boost good news for new home buyers 6 May 2009 Porter Davis commends the Victorian Government on its announcement to boost the state contribution to the First Home Owners Grant and said it is excellent news for first home buyers. Viewed 30552 times by 2313 viewers

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