Housing is one of the most important things in people’s lives, whether they own the dwelling in which they live, or rent it – and if they own other property as an investment. And as we saw in the lead-up to, and during, the global financial crisis, what happens in housing markets can be enormously important to the stability of the financial system, and to the health or otherwise of the economy.
The big picture for the Australian residential property marketHousing | 31st May 2018
Presentation to the Australian Strata Community National Conference in Hobart on 31st May 2018
How much of a Threat is a ‘Housing Bust’ to the Australian economy and financial systemHousing, Publications | 12th March 2018
Saul Eslake | FIIG’s The Wire | 12th March 2018 Article published in FIIG’s The Wire blog on 12th March 2018.
More on the taxation treatment of property investmentHousing, Publications, Taxation | 1st February 2018
Saul Eslake | Pearls and Irritations | 1st February 2018 A short article published 1st February 2018 on ‘Pearls and Irritations’, the blog curated by former Qantas CEO and Head of the Prime Minister’s Department John Menadue, prompted by the release in January of 2018 of Treasury advice to the Australian Government about the likely […]
What would happen if there were to be a housing ‘bust’?Housing, News | 6th June 2017
Jessica Haynes | ABC News | 6th June 2017 I’m not forecasting a ‘housing bust’, but in this interview with Jessica Haynes of ABC Online, published on 6th June 2017, I look at what might happen if there were to be one.