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Real estate industry only has itself to blame for holding back first-home buyers

Posted on September 18, 2013 by | 0 Comments
What will it take for the real estate industry to be satisfied? It’s doubtful there’s been a time in the past 10 years when the industry has had it this good. Interest rates at historic lows, sales volumes rising, housing finance increasing month by month, building approvals trending strongly upwards, grants and stamp duty concessions to people building new homes, affordability the best it’s been since 2003 and confidence rising – it’s an almost perfect...

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