Friday, July 5, 2019
House prices grew slightly in Sydney and Melbourne in June, ending 19 months of decline, and a national rebound is likely in the third quarter.
- The downturn will be less severe than feared, but a full rebound is several years away.
- Declining asset values will push up debt and trigger loan defaults.
- Weak investment will depress household incomes and keep many consumers on the sidelines.