Over the last six months or so, any remaining illusions that Australia’s housing bubble and banking system are somehow fundamentally different or ‘exceptional’ to the long and painful history of credit-fuelled asset bubbles – and the associated mathematical certainties of … Read more “Royal commission shatters housing bubble facade”
Co-written by Kate Tucker. This article is the second part of my “State of the Housing Bubble” series, which began with Housing bubble is now official, commence arse-covering (panic)!. It is a long form article, so I put some … Read more “The housing bubble that never burst, and other fairy tales”
In a surprising twist, Rational Radical has made it to national TV, with yours truly appearing on Channel Ten’s The Project, interviewed about housing affordability and the ABC’s recently released figures on Australia’s property investing politicians. I can’t believe … Read more “Rational Radical (Matt Ellis) talks housing affordability on The Project”
Well this is all getting very exciting isn’t it?! The hills are suddenly alive with the sound of housing bubble music. Never mind that a growing mosh-pit of ‘doomsaying’ international economic peak bodies, ratings agencies, investment houses, economists, researchers, entitled … Read more “Housing bubble is now official, commence arse-covering (panic)!”
Cross-posted from The New Daily
Matt Ellis, 34, a Melbourne software engineer, is pleading with his fellow Australians to oppose the government’s idea of allowing home buyers to tap into their superannuation.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is actively considering the … Read more “Regular Aussie bloke fights back against ‘dangerous’ superannuation idea”