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Wednesday January 22, 2020

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Home Buying Intentions Hit Record Highs
Residential
Tuesday January 21 2020

Home Buying Intentions Hit Record Highs

Buyer intentions regarding housing have hit a record high, new data says.

NSW Will Block Projects From Dodgy Developers
Business
Tuesday January 21 2020

NSW Will Block Projects From Dodgy Developers

Developers in New South Wales with bad safety records, poor financial credibility or past phoenixing activity could have their building projects cancelled under new reforms set...

Construction Lending Hits Seven Year Lows
Residential
Thursday January 16 2020

Construction Lending Hits Seven Year Lows

Lending to owner-occupiers to finance the construction of new homes has fallen to its lowest level in almost seven years, the latest data shows.

Housing Recovery Lifts Property Confidence
Business
Thursday January 16 2020

Housing Recovery Lifts Property Confidence

Confidence within Australia’s property sector has lifted amid a recovery in the housing market, the latest survey measuring expectations about property industry conditions over the next...

Cheaper home loans based on energy ratings
Residential
Wednesday January 15 2020

Cheaper home loans based on energy ratings

In a national first, Australians are being offered discounted loans for homes that are highly energy efficient.

Cleaners Paid $7 Per Hour at Docklands Stadium
Commercial
Monday January 13 2020

Cleaners Paid $7 Per Hour at Docklands Stadium

Twenty-five cleaners at Melbourne’s Docklands Stadium in Melbourne have been underpaid by up to nearly $100,000 with some being paid flat rates of as little as...

Housing Market has Best Quarter in 10 Years
Residential
Monday January 6 2020

Housing Market has Best Quarter in 10 Years

Australia's housing market has recorded its best quarter of growth in 10 years, following a four per cent gain to the end of December.

Office Tenants Demand Better Perks
Commercial
Monday January 6 2020

Office Tenants Demand Better Perks

Corporate tenants and employees are demanding greater perks from their offices including childcare, on-site cafes, wellness initiatives and gym access, a survey has found.

Heads Up, Productivity’s Down
Zoning
Tuesday December 17 2019

Heads Up, Productivity’s Down

Heads up! Productivity's down.

Zoning
Jan 13 2020
Qld councillors got funds for own projects

Former Ipswich councillors spent millions of ratepayer dollars on projects in their own areas instead of funding initiatives that would have benefited the Queensland city as...

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Residential
18 Dec, 2019
Owner-occupier loans outstrip investors

Mortgage lending expanded in October, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics numbers indicating activity by owner-occupiers continued to outpace that of investors.

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Business
6 Dec, 2019
Qld council seeks $2.5m from Palmer firms

A Queensland council is pursuing two of Clive Palmer's companies in court seeking millions owed in rates and water charges.

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Business
6 Dec, 2019
NSW real estate agent stole from tenants

A Sydney real estate agent who had a penchant for cocaine and used tenants' rental bonds to fund his addiction has been spared jail.

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Residential
25 Jul, 2019
Sydney house price fall is slowing: Domain

Sydney's embattled property market may finally be bouncing back after consecutive rate cuts and better lending conditions eased buyer tensions, according to a leading property economist.

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Business
15 Jul, 2019
Property council hits out at SA land tax

Proposed changes to land tax in South Australia could have a devastating impact on property owners and the economy, the state's Property Council says.

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Residential
15 Jul, 2019
Oversupply to Cap House Prices: Forecaster

A home-building surge in recent years is likely to stave off a major rebound in Australian property prices, an economic forecasting agency says.

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Residential
11 Jul, 2019
Rental prices for Sydney units fall 5%

Rental prices on Sydney units have fallen by almost 5.0 per cent over the year on an influx of new supply but remain "significantly" higher than...

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Residential
2 Jul, 2019
House Price Decline is Slowing Down

The decline in house prices throughout Australia appears to be easing, with the latest results showing that the contraction in national dwelling values reached in June...

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