Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?
In classic economics, prices are determined by supply and demand.
Cracks Appearing in the World’s Most Desirable Property Markets
Is this the end of the global housing boom?
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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...
Govt Tightens Rules on Foreign Investors
The Abbott government has delivered on a 2013 election promise to put foreign investment in agricultural land under greater scrutiny.