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    Thursday, 10 April 2014
    THE AUSTRALIAN: Lending to build new homes spiked in February while the proportion of loans to first-home buyers fell to the second-lowest level ever recorded...
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    Saturday, 05 April 2014
    THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD: As of January, first home buyers accounted for just 10 per cent of the housing market, less than half of the 24 per cent they represented in October 2009, figures by research company BIS Shrapnel show...
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    Thursday, 03 April 2014
    AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW: Building approvals dropped in February by the most in eight months, partly reversing an out-sized surge in January, but were up 23.2 per cent on a year earlier.
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    Friday, 28 March 2014
    AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW: The housing boom Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens identified this week is unlikely to lead to an overheating in construction, because the growing number of high-rise buildings is absorbing labour and skills that are not being used in the commercial building sector, analysts say...
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    Tuesday, 04 March 2014
    SYDNEY MORNING HERALD: Kim Hawtrey, associate director of building forecasting at BIS Shrapnel, says about 3000 new apartments will come online in the heart of Sydney's CBD in the next three years.
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