- "Property pundits often make the statement that the housing market is about to crash. This occurs a few times every decade but it seems to suffering overuse since the global financial crisis in 2008."
- "So it was not surprising - although it was a little disappointing - to see recent television reports predicting doom again and claiming price falls of 15% and more off the average Aussie home."
- "These predictions are based on statistics - statistics that have been collected over the past year. So in effect, it's a rear vision image that we're being told about. Prices have steadied, and dropped in some markets, it is true, but there is always an upside to a decreasing market and that is of course that it is great for buyers."
- "The heavy losses being faced in the UK and US were caused by bad lending practices and housing policies that just don't exist in Australia. They stretched residents in those countries well beyond their means and created a property bubble. But even in these depressed markets, there are signs of recovery."
- "Owning a home remains an Australian dream. That dream creates a demand which together with a solid economy protects us against crashes."
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