Insights

Independent Report on Financial outcomes by Curtin University  

October 2022

by Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ - Curtin University

Independant Report on Financial outcomes by Curtin University

“Overall, the broad conclusion derived from the Sydney analysis is applicable nationally across all capital cities combined i.e. for existing property purchases, FrontYa's shared equity scheme should offer the highest financial return...”

Is Australia Really Less Affordable, or Is It Just Bad Math?  

5th February 2024

by Robbie Baskin - Chief Investment and Risk Officer

Is Australia Really Less Affordable, or Is It Just Bad Math?

A groundbreaking insight challenges the concensus view on Australian housing affordability, revealing a critical data interpretation flaw that reshapes our understanding of where Australia ranks in global housing affordability.

Think removing stamp duty makes housing more affordable? Think again.  

20th June 2022

by Robbie Baskin - Chief Investment and Risk Officer

Think removing stamp duty makes housing more affordable? Think again.

Replacing stamp duty for land tax might reduce the upfront cost to purchase a home thereby making housing more affordable. However, this change defers the cost from upfront into an annual payment. This increased expense will need to be assessed when determining your borrowing capacity. But what impact will this have on your purchasing power?

2022 Election - Comparison of Housing Affordability Policies.  

10th May 2022

by Robbie Baskin - Chief Investment and Risk Officer

2022 Election - Comparison of Housing Affordability Policies.

Housing affordability has become a key election issue with each major party putting forward different policies to help solve it. Which policy is better and for whom? We've crunched the numbers into a report with some really interesting results.