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Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability
Zoning
Friday March 16 2018

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability

Prices of vacant residential land in places such as Sydney and Melbourne are surging amid signs of critical land shortages in those capitals, dashing hopes in...

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House
Zoning
Thursday March 15 2018

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House

The research by Ross Kendall and Peter Tulip presents a very disturbing picture of how much cost has been added to houses and apartments in Sydney....

Changing Spaces: Key Trends Reshaping Flexible Workspace in 2018
Commercial
Thursday March 15 2018

Changing Spaces: Key Trends Reshaping Flexible Workspace in 2018

A new survey has found flexible workspace is increasingly becoming the new norm among office occupiers across the Asia-Pacific region.

Which Method Best Suits Your Investment Strategy?
Business
Wednesday March 14 2018

Which Method Best Suits Your Investment Strategy?

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows investors to choose between two methods of claiming depreciation on plant and equipment assets. These are the diminishing value and...

Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion
Residential
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.

Will Flammable Cladding Invalidate Your Strata Insurance?
Commercial
Wednesday February 28 2018

Will Flammable Cladding Invalidate Your Strata Insurance?

Imagine receiving a bill and finding your insurance had risen sixfold.

Australia’s Office Market is Tightening as Shortages Hit
Commercial
Wednesday February 28 2018

Australia’s Office Market is Tightening as Shortages Hit

Australia’s office market is tightening as healthy demand and a shortage of supply grip capital cities on the eastern seaboard.

What is a Yield?
Commercial
Friday February 23 2018

What is a Yield?

The term ‘yield’ is used in articles related to both residential and commercial property and there is an implication that the meaning is the same in...

Life Cycle Assessment for Buildings is Taking off Globally
Green
Tuesday February 13 2018

Life Cycle Assessment for Buildings is Taking off Globally

Life cycle assessment is increasingly being used worldwide to quantify the environmental performance of buildings, set impact reduction targets, and ensure a safe environment for future...

Commercial
Apr 10 2018
Amazon, Airbnb Drive Retail Insolvencies

Competition from online giants such as Amazon and Airbnb is behind an increase in the number of Australian retailers going bust in recent years, according to...

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Residential
Apr 10 2018
More Falls Tipped for Sydney Housing Market

Home prices in Australia's two largest housing markets of Sydney and Melbourne are falling, and and more falls are expected later in the year.

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Residential
Mar 27 2018
Boom in Residential Auctions

Over the past seven days Australia has had the highest number of auctions ever recorded across the combined capital cities, while Melbourne auction volumes have also...

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Residential
Mar 21 2018
Australia's Homes Worth Almost $7 trillion

Australia's housing market is slowing after years of rapid growth, but the value of the nation's 10 million homes is nearing $7 trillion, taking the average...

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Residential
Mar 21 2018
Salim Mehajer Declared Bankrupt by Judge

Less than three years after Salim Mehajer made headlines with his lavish wedding, the controversial Sydney businessman is behind bars and bankrupt.

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Residential
Mar 21 2018
NSW:70 Homes Lost in NSW Coastal Town Bushfire

Up to 70 homes and other buildings have been destroyed in a ferocious firestorm that ripped through a picturesque seaside town on the NSW far south...

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Residential
Mar 20 2018
Australian House Prices Fall but Auctions Soar

The number of home auctions surged last week to become the second busiest week for the year so far, while prices rose on annual basis.

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Residential
Mar 20 2018
100 Homes and Properties Lost in NSW Fire

Tathra residents were extremely unlucky strong winds pushed a bushfire into the heart of their township, destroying almost 100 homes, cabins and caravans on the NSW...

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Residential
Mar 16 2018
Former Victoria Real Estate Agent Jailed

A former Melbourne real estate agent has been jailed for misusing more than $6 million of client money, blowing $300,000 on the drug ice alone.

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