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Hamptons a Long Way from Home
Residential
Tuesday September 22 2020

Hamptons a Long Way from Home

American and Australian experts compare Hamptons façade looks across the continents

Victoria May Miss Out on HomeBuilder Building Boost
Residential
Monday September 21 2020

Victoria May Miss Out on HomeBuilder Building Boost

Victoria’s construction industry may miss out on an uplift in home building activity which other states are enjoying from the Commonwealth HomeBuilder grant, an industry leader...

HomeBuilder Lifts New Home Construction Market Everywhere Except Victoria
Business
Thursday September 17 2020

HomeBuilder Lifts New Home Construction Market Everywhere Except Victoria

The market for new home building has lifted in all major states except Victoria as buyers rush to capitalise on the Commonwealth Government’s HomeBuilder program.

Minimum Compliance Means Missed Opportunities and Mediocrity
Residential
Thursday September 17 2020

Minimum Compliance Means Missed Opportunities and Mediocrity

There is no doubt that the introduction of the Commonwealth Disability (Access to Premises- Buildings) Standards in 2011 has seen improvements in access to new buildings...

Economist Hits Back at Apartment Paper Critics
Residential
Thursday September 10 2020

Economist Hits Back at Apartment Paper Critics

The co-author of a paper which claims that planning restrictions add hundreds of thousands of dollars to the cost of apartments in Sydney has hit back...

Victorian Builders Fight for Sales Reopening
Residential
Wednesday September 9 2020

Victorian Builders Fight for Sales Reopening

Builders in Victoria have called on Premier Daniel Andrews to open up display homes, land sales offices, sales suits and Open for Inspections, saying extended restrictions...

Australia’s Most Sustainable Homes Unveiled
Residential
Wednesday September 9 2020

Australia’s Most Sustainable Homes Unveiled

A home that is completely airtight except for the front door key hole has been recognised as the most sustainable home constructed anywhere in Australia over...

World Construction Set for Decade Long Boom
Business
Tuesday September 8 2020

World Construction Set for Decade Long Boom

The world’s construction market is set for a decade long boom which will deliver more than a trillion dollars’ worth of opportunities despite COVID, the latest...

Building Approvals Rise in July
Business
Tuesday September 1 2020

Building Approvals Rise in July

The market for new housing construction has rebounded slightly as the HomeBuilder Grant spurred demand for new homes, according to the latest building approval data from...

Infrastructure
May 18 2020
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.

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Residential
18 Dec, 2019
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.

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30 Sep, 2019
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...

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Residential
25 Jul, 2019
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.

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Residential
11 Jul, 2019
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...

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Residential
13 May, 2019
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.

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Residential
13 May, 2019
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,...

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Residential
7 May, 2019
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.

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Residential
8 Apr, 2019
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.

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