housing bubble

Investors Warned of Housing Bubble Risks

Property investors are being warned to tread carefully amid fears that overinflated house prices could drop in some areas, leaving them high and dry.

Features

Construction
wall

Senator Abetz Set to Drive ABCC Bill into the Wall

The next two weeks in the Senate will have a profound effect on Australia’s construction industry no...

Published on 25 March 2015

Engineering
steel

Greater Vigilance Needed on Imported Steel Quality

The quality of steel imported into Australia can vary markedly. With structural steel usually utilised in ‘safety...

Published on 26 March 2015

Engineering
IAQ

Energy Savings Are Part of the Process, Not the End Goal

Building rating schemes deliver energy savings, but they only deliver a “perceived” improvement in air quality.

Published on 25 March 2015

Property
property-bubble

RBA Concerned Over Potential Housing Bust

The Reserve Bank fears that the huge demand among property investors for Australian homes could ultimately cause...

Published on 26 March 2015

Property
property tax

Why Raising the GST Could Hit Housing Hard

As Governments state and federal begin grappling with harsher budget realities and an electorate disinterested in listening...

Published on 20 March 2015

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