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