7 episodes

The great Australian dream is now an obsession. With 6.2 million active property enthusiasts spending twice as much time searching for their perfect home as going to the gym, is this obsession healthy? The Australian's economics editor Adam Creighton hosts a series of panel discussions with experts including Bernard Salt, author and historian George Megalogenis, Realestate.com.au’s property economist Nerida Conisbee and financial commentator Peter Switzer, to help make sense of this national obsession.

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The great Australian dream is now an obsession. With 6.2 million active property enthusiasts spending twice as much time searching for their perfect home as going to the gym, is this obsession healthy? The Australian's economics editor Adam Creighton hosts a series of panel discussions with experts including Bernard Salt, author and historian George Megalogenis, Realestate.com.au’s property economist Nerida Conisbee and financial commentator Peter Switzer, to help make sense of this national obsession.

    Riding on the house's back: A dangerous obsession?

    Riding on the house's back: A dangerous obsession?

    For many Australians the surest path to wealth has been to invest in bricks and mortar. But will it always be as safe as houses? A gene...

    • 55 min
    City vs Country: housing 'Big Australia'

    City vs Country: housing 'Big Australia'

    With immigration continuing at the rate of hundreds of thousands of people a year, are our major cities destined to become concrete jun...

    • 37 min
    Downsize or stay? The financial and emotional process of selling the family home

    Downsize or stay? The financial and emotional process of selling the family home

    There will be 5 million boomers in retirement by 2029, and 2 million will be at an age (between 75 and 84) where downsizing is a very r...

    • 53 min
    Rent vs Own: The investors' take on property fundamentals

    Rent vs Own: The investors' take on property fundamentals

    With prices in major capital cities racing away again, rentvesting is now returning as an alternative for those struggling to afford hi...

    • 41 min
    Bull vs Bear: Can the market turnaround by sustained?

    Bull vs Bear: Can the market turnaround by sustained?

    The major capital cities are seeing property prices shoot back up again thanks to interest rate cuts and an easing of lending buffers. ...

    • 33 min
    Millennials vs Boomers

    Millennials vs Boomers

    According to research from Westpac the average age of a first homebuyer has increased in the last 20 years from 27 to 33, and despite t...

    • 39 min

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