The soaring cost of housing has helped make capital ownership more profitable than work.
What critics of the plan to use superannuation for housing miss is that Australia’s super system already channels a significant proportion of retirement savings into housing.
Housing has become integral to our welfare system, so even governments can't afford for prices to decline.
Australia's central bank is still trying to walk a delicate tightrope.
Australia’s growing cities face a shortage of urban parks. Often, the provision of parks is seen only as planning compliance or an accessory.
To tout new housing production as the only solution to rising house prices, without examining the question of demand, is an ineffective policy position.
Ridiculed and ignored in 2016, what can the 'dismal science' offer us now?
The Australian economy continues to show some positive signs, but there are pockets of weakness and cause for concern every month.
Just when you thought wind farms were bad for house prices everywhere, a new piece of research from Scotland suggests otherwise.
A drop in migration from the EU would ease demand for housing, but also reduce the availability of those legendary Polish house builders, who will be hard to replace with local labour.
Brexit worries have shaken the professional end of the sector, but Britain's troubles have run far deeper for far longer.
Both sides have used the housing ladder to persuade voters in the EU referendum campaign. Are they right to do so?
Brexit would throw up all manner of problems for the UK economy, including a rise in borrowing costs for homeowners.
What happens when you find yourself homeless in the countryside?
The results of changing negative gearing are not as straight-forward as the government suggests.
Time to pick apart the rationale in doom-laden predictions for Britain's second favourite topic of conversation.
There are far too many financial incentives keeping older Australians from choosing to downsize.
Real estate is favourably taxed in Australia, and it will continue to bite the housing market unless there is serious reform.
Wealthy commuters, retirees and second home owners are pricing locals out of the villages they grew up in.
The election campaign has so far skirted round the genuine dangers which face whoever is in Downing Street next month.