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Wednesday October 17, 2018

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

Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?

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

Depreciation and Off-the-Plan Properties
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Friday July 20 2018

Depreciation and Off-the-Plan Properties

Investors who are looking to purchase a new property often look at buying off-the-plan.

Performance Solutions Costing Home Owners Billions
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Thursday July 5 2018

Performance Solutions Costing Home Owners Billions

Performance solutions is the new name for what used to be called alternative solutions less than two years ago. Apart from the renaming, little else has...

Owner Occupiers on the Rise in National Apartment Market
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Friday June 8 2018

Owner Occupiers on the Rise in National Apartment Market

In the most comprehensive national survey in Australia, property consultants Urbis tracked over 120,000 brand new and off the plan selling apartments across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane,...

How Should the National Construction Code Respond to Airbnb?
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Wednesday May 2 2018

How Should the National Construction Code Respond to Airbnb?

Back in 2011, owners of 42 units at the two-tower Watergate apartment complex in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct were served with orders to cease using their dwellings...

Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion
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Friday March 9 2018

Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion

Reforming negative gearing can save the Australian Government more than $1.7 billion each year without hurting ‘mum and dad’ investors, AHURI research released today finds.

Australian Seniors Facing No Vacancy
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Wednesday February 7 2018

Australian Seniors Facing No Vacancy

Elderly Australians seeking to enter retirement villages are increasingly butting up against capacity constraints as the industry battles to roll out stock fast enough to keep...

Dwelling Values Fall Across Six of Australia’s Eight Capital Cities
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Friday February 2 2018

Dwelling Values Fall Across Six of Australia’s Eight Capital Cities

CoreLogic today released its January hedonic home value index results which, at a national level, revealed a fall of 0.3% for the month, led by a...

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Sep 27 2018
Home Prices fell 0.7% in June Quarter

Home prices in Australian capital cities fell by 0.7 per cent in the three months to June.

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Sep 18 2018
Regional NSW Home Values to Outgrow Sydney

Sydney's property market has long held a mortgage on real estate headlines, but analysts say home values in regional NSW are poised for stronger growth than...

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Sep 12 2018
Housing Shouldn't Hit Bank Stability: RBA

A senior Reserve Bank official has downplayed the chances of a slowdown in Australia's once-booming housing market undermining the stability of the country's banks, saying the...

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Aug 31 2018
Less Building May Lift Home Prices: Report

House prices are cooling off in Sydney and Melbourne but could rise again as the pace of new home building slows, a report has warned.

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Jul 25 2018
Queensland Developers Ignored Warning Signs: analyst

Tumbling Brisbane apartment prices and rising investor defaults have been blamed on developers and lenders failing to heed the obvious warnings signs.

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Jul 24 2018
Housing 'Credit Crunch' Hightens Risk

Rising global interest rates and tighter bank lending risk triggering a "mini-credit crunch" that could send Australia's house prices, a new report warns.

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Jul 24 2018
Victoria Renters Want Energy Efficiency Reform

Victorian renters are joining the call from a leading environmental group for a compulsory level of energy efficiency standards, including insulation, in homes available for lease.

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Jul 5 2018
Stamp Duty Revenue Hits New Record

“Australian homebuyers paid out over $21 billion in stamp duty to state governments during the 2017/18 financial year – and the total cost of the tax...

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Jul 5 2018
Housing Market Slowdown Likely to Continue

Australia's housing market slowdown is likely to continue this year, with property transaction volumes dropping as much as five per cent, according to a survey of...

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