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Australia’s Best Home Unveiled
Residential
Monday June 1 2020

Australia’s Best Home Unveiled

Australia’s best home of 2020 has been unveiled.

Labor wants housing plan to support jobs
Residential
Monday June 1 2020

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
Business
Wednesday May 20 2020

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
Green
Wednesday May 13 2020

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
Residential
Tuesday May 12 2020

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
Residential
Tuesday May 5 2020

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
Residential
Tuesday April 28 2020

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...

Rent Rise Slowed amid Lockdowns: CoreLogic
Residential
Monday April 27 2020

Rent Rise Slowed amid Lockdowns: CoreLogic

Rental values increased 0.3 per cent in March, but the rate of growth eased later in the month amid the coronavirus crisis.

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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