Australia’s Best Home Unveiled
Australia’s best home of 2020 has been unveiled.
Labor wants housing plan to support jobs
Federal Labor is urging the Morrison government to pursue a housing stimulus plan to support the construction sector, which is "about to fall off a cliff"...
Australia Could Lose Half a Million Housing Construction Jobs
More than half a million workers throughout Australia’s housing construction sector could be out of work as the impact of the coronavirus smashes Australia’s home building...
Australia’s Homes are Going Green
New homes throughout Australia will need to be healthy, resilient and at least energy neutral if they are to achieve certification under a new rating tool...
Housing Construction Costs Continue to Outpace Inflation
Costs associated with the construction component of building new homes continue to outpace the rate of inflation, the latest data has found.
Four roof falls in 24 hours in Sydney
Four people have fallen from roofs in Sydney in the past 24 hours as more and more people try and do their own home maintenance during...
Build 5000 Social Houses per year: NCOSS
The NSW government should build 5000 social and affordable houses each year for the next decade as the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic hits already-struggling...
Shower a 'sanctuary' from virus: Syd study
Sydneysiders are using enough water to fill 155 Olympic-sized swimming pools each day as they spend more time at home.
Owner-occupier loans outstrip investors
Mortgage lending expanded in October, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics numbers indicating activity by owner-occupiers continued to outpace that of investors.
Property lending softens again: RBA
The pace of lending to property buyers grew only slightly in August, below the rate in July, according to statistics from the central bank that have...
Sydney house price fall is slowing: Domain
Sydney's embattled property market may finally be bouncing back after consecutive rate cuts and better lending conditions eased buyer tensions, according to a leading property economist.
Rental prices for Sydney units fall 5%
Rental prices on Sydney units have fallen by almost 5.0 per cent over the year on an influx of new supply but remain "significantly" higher than...
First Home Buyers to get Aid with Deposit
First home buyers will get government support with their 20 per cent house deposit whoever wins the federal election on May 18.
Election a Wildcard for Housing Market
The outcome of the federal election could be a wildcard for the housing market amid signs the worst of the downturn in prices may be over,...
March House Approvals at Five Year Low
“March building approvals marked the weakest month for detached house approvals since 2013,” said HIA’s Senior Economist Geordan Murray.
First Home Buyers Bigger Share of Market
Australians buying their first home are making up a bigger share of all people purchasing properties throughout the nation.