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How much longer can the Treasury rig the housing market?

30 June 2021

2:10 AM

30 June 2021

2:10 AM

The past 15 months have produced a bizarre economic paradox. In 2020, the economy shrank at the fastest rate recorded in modern times: 9.9 per cent. Yet house prices have not merely weathered the storm, they have risen at the fastest rate since the height of the property boom in the 2000s.

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