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WAKE UP KIWIS! One in five Australian homeowners will struggle with rate rise of less than 0.5 per cent - Julia Corderoy. 

Can’t say you haven’t been warned, often.

One in five Australians are walking such a fine mortgage tightrope that they could lose their homes if interest rates rise by even 0.5 per cent. 174 more words

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OECD: Fears of a massive global property price fall - Szu Ping Chan, Isabelle Fraser. 

Property prices have climbed to dangerous levels in several advanced economies, raising the risk of massive price falls if markets overheat, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). 176 more words

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Case-Shiller Home Prices At New Highs

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The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.6 percent annual gain in October, up from 5.4 percent last month. 603 more words

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Why Millennials are staying at home

Real estate analytics company Trulia released data showing that more young Americans live at home with a parent, step-parent, or grandparent than at any other point in the past 75 years. 672 more words

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Obama Will Always Be A Thorn In President-Elect Donald Trumps Side

My biggest disappointment in President George W. Bush was actually after he left the presidency. I understand the fact that he wanted to give Obama room to function without an ex-president being on his rear end but there comes a time for self respect for himself and the people who voted for Bush twice. 572 more words

Nation of Debt: Ready, set, crash - could New Zealand be next to fall? - Liam Dann. 

“We’ve almost got the perfect storm,” says veteran fund manager Brian Gaynor as he reels off the many reasons New Zealand house prices and debt levels are soaring to precipitous heights. 148 more words

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Fed rate hike a milestone for world markets - Jamie Gray. 

US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s announcement of an official rate hike marked a significant milestone for the world’s financial markets.

In one of the year’s most anticipated market events, the Fed raised its official fed funds rate by 25 basis points to a range of 0.5 to 0.75 per cent. 106 more words

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