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.
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,...
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.