Retail Managers Lead Property Demand Hotspots
Retail property managers are expected to lead the hot spots for property sector employment opportunities in the early part of 2018, the latest report says.
Buyers and Tenants Left in Cold on Energy Disclosure
Do a search on real estate sites for rental properties in the growing Melbourne outer-west suburb of Werribee and you are served up with up to...
Impact Investing Must be Better Understood for Affordable Housing
Specific financing instruments and forms of impact investing must be better understood as must different groups of vulnerable household cohorts if impact investing is to make...
Strip Local Councils of Planning Approvals: Master Builders
Responsibility for assessing and approving certain types of planning applications in Victoria should be taken from local councils and handed to independent planning panels, a leading...
What Does the Finkel Review Mean for the Property and Building Industries?
The Finkel Review, released in June 2017, is a report to the federal government regarding the future of the national electricity market.
Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?
Most people already know the benefits of thermal insulation, but what about the environmental impacts of the actual insulation material, or how a building’s structure affects...
More First Home Buyers in Market
A growing number of first home buyers are breaking into the housing market but it takes couples almost five years on average to save their deposit,...
What Can Be Hidden from an Unsuspecting Buyer?
The buyers of property are often buying without their eyes wide open. So what are the traps for buyers?
NSW Land Clearing Code Challenged in Court
NSW laws allowing private landowners to clear large areas of native vegetation without approval are being challenged in court.
New Zealand Real Estate Slumps
The number of property sales across New Zealand slumped 10 per cent in December from a year earlier but prices continued to lift, according to the...
Hobart, Canberra Rents up as Sydney Slows
Unit rental prices have eased in Sydney and held steady in Melbourne but soared in Hobart and Canberra, new figures show.
Home Loan Values Lift 2.3% in November
The number of first-home buyers has continued to rise but investors have retreated from the property market, official home loan approvals figures show.
House Prices Deliver Mixed Results
Home prices across Australia's five major capital cities have fallen slightly over the past week, but have risen close to four per cent on where they...
Auckland Airport Sells Queensland Stake
Auckland International Airport will sell its quarter-stake in the Cairns and Mackay airports in North Queensland to its fellow investors for $A370 million, almost three times...
SA Resources Sector Pushes for Land Access
Improved land access has been included on an election wish list published by the South Australian resources sector's peak industry body.
Melbourne Homes Battle Through Tunnel Dig
Hundreds of homes in Melbourne's inner-west could rattle for days at a time when boring machines start digging the city's $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel.
More than $1m for 37pc of Auckland Houses
Average house prices in Auckland rose last year despite sales numbers falling, with 37 per cent of homes sold for more than $1 million, realtor Barfoot...
WSP Global Buys Finnish Facility services Firm
Engineering firm WSP Global Inc. says it has acquired Finnish company ISS Proko Oy from a subsidiary of ISS A/S, one of the world’s leading facility...