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Economy Recession

Payday Lending Desperation

#PayDayLoans #Finances #HeiseSays People are complaining about payday lending and accusing them of predatory behaviour. Do we need government intervention or better financial education? References Millions of Australians falling victim to ‘predatory’ payday lenders, report shows https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-12/payday-loans-increasing-single-mums-growing-borrowing-sector/11694908?fbclid=IwAR3kwZ9iW4nxXQfXKGN-zI7uu4QC74TFFykWXtzQLHc5VTOydZyu787-PIM

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Economy Real Estate

Predictions of an Apartment Shortfall

#Property #RealEstate #HeiseSays An apartment shortfall is being predicted based on advertising data. Once again I am sceptical. References Slump in new apartment projects means shortfall in 2021

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Economy Property

Worst Property Market in Decades

#Property #RealEstate #HeiseSays REA is claiming that the end of the property boom was manufactured. References https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/about-as-bad-as-it-can-get-rea-boss-bemoans-worst-market-for-property-in-decades-20191108-p538ow.html?fbclid=IwAR3UM5jA4C94d67mb3GgVYiBCfXFna6JSrWPb5uCXbzGwRJJl6KajtGhx_E

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Australia 108 Property

Luxury Apartments Dropping 25%

#Property #RealEstate #HeiseSays Off-The-Plan apartments at Australia 108 have plunged in value by up to 25%. References ‘Stupidity’: Buyer rues overpaying for apartmenthttps://www.afr.com/property/residential/my-own-stupidity-buyer-rues-overpaying-for-australia-108-apartment-20191106-p537tk?&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=nc&eid=socialn:fac-14omn0053-optim-nnn:nonpaid-25/06/2014-social_traffic-all-organicpost-nnn-afr-o&campaign_code=nocode&promote_channel=social_facebook&fbclid=IwAR2RHfmc4N00yhv14g7Cg1Eo3rXBmH1klyc25BFpepHcoLrlfpah2hNBqzQ

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Real Estate

Faking Auction Clearance Rates

#Property #RealEstate #HeiseSays Advertised Auction Clearance Rates are much higher than the formula Domain claim to use. Let’s jump into Excell and find out what the real Auction Clearance Rate should be. References https://www.domain.com.au/auction-results/sydney/

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Economy Real Estate

Interest Only Fire Sales

#RealEstate #Property #HeiseSays Is resetting interest-only home loans creating a risk of fire sales? References Is Australia an innovation nation or beneficiary of dumb luck? https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-02/australia-rich-and-dumb-or-an-innovation-nation/11657984?section=business

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Economy Property Real Estate

Melbourne’s 25% Property Crash

#RealEstate #Property #HeiseSays Sales have dropped by over 25% in Melbourne’s outer suburbs. Are we in the middle of a two-speed housing “boom”? References https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/outer-suburbs-lead-melbourne-property-sales-freefall-20191030-p535vz.html?fbclid=IwAR3SGPM0_qb3DYwiR4M3X_KmawhlQcT6F_8HNNGgnZ2O_ApfP5ZJUzeQrDQ

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Economy Recession

Melbourne’s $200k Labourers

#Melbourne #Infrastructure #HeiseSays Melbourne’s West Gate project is paying labourers exorbitant wages. I guess Andrew’s government needs to take care of their supporters? References https://www.infrastructureaustralia.gov.au/search-priority-list-map http://westgatetunnelproject.vic.gov.au/about/latest-updates/supporting-the-west-with-funding-for-community-led-ideas Labourers working on Victoria’s West Gate Tunnel raking in $110,000 for 36-hour weeks https://www.couriermail.com.au/lifestyle/labourers-working-on-victorias-west-gate-tunnel-raking-in-110000-for-36hour-weeks/news-story/4c0741984126a2343203f91e48ac23c0?fbclid=IwAR2hlXBDpSC2KUr9eH9qz-DDn8kb6e6j4Qx8iSh9sij7IN3fIrNHvCrWtQU

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Economy Property

Will Quantitative Easing Restart the Housing Bubble?

#QuantitativeEasing #HousingBubble #HeiseSays Will Quantitative Easing restart the housing bubble? References Big change by RBA will increase house prices, says new report https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/australian-economy/big-change-by-rba-will-increase-house-prices-says-new-report/news-story/d42c00dc0c5a7b07240a648cf227a84f

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Construction

Hidden Flammable Cladding

#Cladding #Flammable #HeiseSays Landlords are not informing their residents of tenants of flammable cladding risks and the government isn’t releasing the data. The Market can’t respond if we don’t let it. References Residents ‘kept in the dark’ about fire risk of buildings as audit reveals flammable cladding dangers https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-11/flammable-cladding-fears-in-adelaide-apartment-buildings/11595868