Trans-Tasman gender pay gap reflected in house ownership

Trans-Tasman gender pay gap reflected in house ownership
CoreLogic's Simone Moors, fix gender gap will help balance housing.
Brent Melville
One in every four residential properties in Australia is owned by a woman, ahead of the one-in-five held by women in New Zealand, according to the latest trans-Tasman research from property analytics company CoreLogic. While the report notes Australia leads NZ in terms of exclusive ownership, NZ has a higher proportion of properties jointly owned by males and females, meaning Kiwi women actually have a higher “in part” ownership at 77.1% compared to Australia’s 70.1%.As an asset class, housing is valued at more than $1.3...

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