Australia’s downward house price trend will not change despite a new federal Labor government being elected on the weekend, experts say.
Economists are predicting the property market will continue to soften despite new policies aimed at helping first home buyers, single parents and low-income earners get into the market sooner and a promise of 30,000 extra social and affordable homes.
CBA senior economist Gareth Aird said the policies won’t be enough to soften the impact of rising interest rates and the rising cost of living on Australian households.
“Regardless of who won the election, rising interest rates will be the one thing that shapes economic outcomes and the future of the housing market,” Aird said.
What are the keys to successfully integrating your work and life?
This article from forbes.com gives a few insights.
The keys to retention, engagement and happiness in the workplace lie in two critical areas and elements: boundaries and connection.
Let’s not lose having healthy boundaries when we go back to a physical office.
It’s so crucial to have boundaries.
They indicate to others what’s most important to us; they draw a line in the sand and keep unhealthy people or events away.
They also could inspire others to have the courage to implement boundaries—because it takes courage to stand for what is most important to you without apology.
It’s honoring simply who you are and it’s to be respected and valued.
As we move back to a physical office, let’s keep in mind what is most fundamental: the humanity of us all—the desire for connection and connectedness and the value we want for ourselves and each other.
About Michael YardneyMichael is a director of Metropole Property Strategists who help their clients grow, protect and pass on their wealth through independent, unbiased property advice and advocacy. He's once again been voted Australia's leading property investment adviser and one of Australia's 50 most influential Thought Leaders. His opinions are regularly featured in the media. Visit Metropole.com.au