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
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
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
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
For many in the housing sector, recent data has not been encouraging.
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
Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.
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...
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.
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,...
House Price Fall Continues to Slow
The decline in house and apartment prices throughout Australia is continuing to ease, the latest data suggests.
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.
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.
House Price Falls Slow Down
The pace of decline in new home values throughout Australia has eased, the latest data shows.
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.