Property woes that hit the rest of the world years ago are now being felt in Australia where...

|By:, SA News Editor

Property woes that hit the rest of the world years ago are now being felt in Australia where home sales volume fell 7.3% in January to an 11-year low. Household debt-to-income ratio of 150% is higher than the U.S. prior to the financial crisis and funding pressures are forcing banks to hike mortgage rates even as the central bank cuts.