The Claw

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  1. You are all a bunch of time-wasting clowns. I posted a very good article which covers much more than just housing and nobody comments on the article. You just want to stir me and make fun of me.
  2. Good. Then do us all a favour and stop contradicting me I post about the shortage. You cannot disprove what I post, so stop trying. Ordinary people in Australia don't care about what you think. Many care about the future of their children and about their ability to afford decent housing. I care about this. I explain the cause of the problem. I explain the solution. I will continue to post for the benefit of these ordinary people.
  3. Strictly speaking no. You have made a statistical blunder. Shortage does indeed cause people to leave but there are other factors that can also do this. For example in 1970 it was very unusual for a young person to have a stint of work overseas. It was difficult to arrange, expensive to travel, and basically not the done thing. Now that has all changed. What you will find is that areas with no shortage will have cheap housing but people will still move away FOR OTHER REASONS. These people could be asked the reasons, and might tell you. In areas with shortage housing will be expensive and people will move away for other reasons AND DUE TO EXPENSIVE HOUSING. These people could be asked the reasons, and might tell you. Perhaps you could commission a survey. The data might convince you of the truth where I have failed.
  4. I'm sure that you could nit-pick many things that I post. However my understanding of the problem is that poorer Sydney-born people are being forced-out by a flood of rich immigrants. They suffer A SHORTAGE as a result of the immigrants. This would not bother me so much if Sydney was the only place in Australia suffering shortage. However analysis of the situation shows that shortage is widespread. Choking and poking. Plenty of evidence. link Read the link. An influx of miners combined with unresponsive supply from govt results in A SHORTAGE which affects poorer locals from the towns. Yes morons, there is a shortage as a result of more people coming in. One rich miner can displace a poor family of five. Yes morons, a shortage can exist while there are more houses per people than before.
  5. Nah. I want prices to fall (like Spain, Ireland etc)
  6. Your blunder is that you neglect all the population forced out by the shortage.
  7. Everything I have said and no mention of credit. Shortage proven
  8. Would you like to also know my address and penis length?
  9. Yes. I pay too much rent and suffer less shelter than I deserve. In turn I price-out poorer people. I want there to be enough for all (sans immigrants if needed).
  10. You have really sunken to the depths now Bernie. That Ferrari nonsense is a favourite of the spruikers that you claim to dislike. The evidence suggests that there is not enough quality housing in most places for both the young raised here and the immigrants invited in. The prices, the rents, the crowding and the outward flight are further evidence. And you like to make fun of the word I use.
  11. Not at all. Price is a secondary feature of shortage. Many shortage-deniers like to talk about price as if that is the problem. Then some suggest a first home buyer grant will solve this price problem. Of course it would. But it doesn't because shortage is the problem and the grant merely drives up price. Price being the secondary feature. If you are so bothered by the term shortage you might like to think of the issue in terms of price effects and quantity effects. Govt could choke quantity which would have a price effect, or govt could raise price which has a quantity effect. In fact in Sydney govt has done both. Choking quantity and raising price until the issue is quite unclear. The solution is for govt to stop choking quantity and to stop gouging on price. Then shortage will be solved and price will take care of itself.
  12. You are the deluded one. 1) Are they all empty? 2) Are they near places of employment, schools, hospitals? 3) How many families were forced out (of Sydney) by the shortage and want to come back if the shortage is solved and prices fall?
  13. Yes. 1960's - 1970's By price and rent. If these prices go too high then there are "too few" to keep price down. Remember price is set by supply and demand. More supply lower price. By comparing with history and with other countries. Also by breaking down the price into components. Paying 7x income for land with permission to build 1hr from CBD is outrageous. 46 zarks
  14. The bunch of overpriced Civics is not big enough for the bunch of buyers. So there is a shortage of civics. Which is worse than a shortage of Ferrari's. The "need" for an ordinary car is greater than the "need" for a luxury car. So going back to housing. We have 20,000 sh*tboxes prices like Mansions but 400,000 families wanting a decent house. Shortage.
  15. I can answer questions. I can answer many questions. Could be. When posting to the Internet there is bound do be at least one dumbo who doesn't understand the complex topic. So analogies are very appropriate on the Internet. I certainly have to dumb-down what I post here. Shortage-deniers hate complexity. They need something as subtle as a hammer on the head. I can answer it. The houses available for sale at the moment are too few and too expensive and possible unsuitable to meet the reasonable needs of the population that govt has caused to be here (and also driven-out who would like to return).