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Apartment Dwellers Sing Multi-Story Living Praises
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Thursday June 6 2019

Apartment Dwellers Sing Multi-Story Living Praises

Around Australia, but particularly in Sydney, an anti-development mood seems to be growing that attacks apartment buildings.

Social Housing is Worth More than Money: Report
Residential
Wednesday May 15 2019

Social Housing is Worth More than Money: Report

The value of social housing developments in Australia is complex and goes beyond standard business cases commonly applied to other infrastructure such as road or rail,...

Property Sector Slams Labor’s $37.2 Billing Tax Grab
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Monday May 13 2019

Property Sector Slams Labor’s $37.2 Billing Tax Grab

Australia’s property sector has slammed what has been shown to be a massive hike in property taxes over the next ten years under changes planned by...

Property Industry Escapes Banking Royal Commission Fallout
Residential
Wednesday February 6 2019

Property Industry Escapes Banking Royal Commission Fallout

Australia’s property sector has been spared any major fallout from the banking royal commission after the final report did not contain any recommendations which will materially...

Australia Will Not Have a Housing Induced Recession
Residential
Thursday January 31 2019

Australia Will Not Have a Housing Induced Recession

For many in the housing sector, recent data has not been encouraging.

This is NOT High Quality Construction
Residential
Tuesday January 29 2019

This is NOT High Quality Construction

Last Christmas Eve, residents of the 36-storey Opal Tower in Sydney Olympic Park were forced to evacuate after hearing cracking sounds including a loud bang.

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes
Architecture
Tuesday January 15 2019

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes

Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.

Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?
Residential
Tuesday September 18 2018

Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?

In classic economics, prices are determined by supply and demand.

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Jun 5 2019
Interest Rates Cut to Record Lows

The Australian economy and residential sector will receive a boost following a Reserve Bank decision to cut rates to new record lows – albeit with not...

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May 22 2019
APRA Looks to Ease Home Landing Restrictions

Australians wishing to borrow to finance home purchases may soon find financing easier under a loosening of restrictions being proposed by the banking regulator.

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May 13 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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May 13 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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May 2 2019
House Price Fall Continues to Slow

The decline in house and apartment prices throughout Australia is continuing to ease, the latest data suggests.

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Apr 10 2019
Housing Shortage Forcing Women to Return to Violent Partners

A lack of affordable housing could mean that women who suffer from family violence may return to their violent partners, a new report has found.

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Apr 8 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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Apr 2 2019
House Price Falls Slow Down

The pace of decline in new home values throughout Australia has eased, the latest data shows.

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Mar 29 2019
Negative Gearing Change in Jan Under Labor

Federal Labor would introduce its changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax by January 1 next year if the party wins the May election.

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