Aussies Pay More for Land and Buy Bigger Blocks
Developers and home buyers throughout Australia are buying larger blocks of vacant residential land and are paying higher land prices, new data shows.
Property Developers, Chefs, Join Forces to End Gas Cooking
A coalition involving property developers, chefs and sustainable building organisations has joined forces to call for an end to use of gas in commercial and residential...
NSW Home Buyer Choice Bill Becomes Law
First home buyers in New South Wales will be able to save up to $66,700 in the upfront cost of buying a home after new legislation...
Sydney Skyscraper Launches Huge Automated Car Parking System
An automated car parking system which is claimed by its supplier to be the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere has been installed on...
Housing Supply – What can be Done?
Finally, after three years of earnest Ministerial briefings, policy fora and media releases from the Urban Taskforce, there is now a consensus that there is in...
Australian Government Targets 1 million Homes Over Five Years from 2024
Australia will build at least one million homes over the five years from 2024 if targets under the Commonwealth Government’s plan to address housing supply and...
Victoria’s Planning System is Failing on Flooding
The planning system in Victoria is failing to protect communities from flooding, the state’s peak body for town planners says.
Should You Invest in and Manage Commercial Property?
When most people think of investing in and managing property, residential real estate is usually the first thing that comes to mind.
Stokes to discuss NSW land clearing halt
NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes will attend an urgent meeting with a South Coast property developer following a push to halt land clearing in the bushfire-ravaged...
Vic reveals $500m COVID-19 rental relief
The six-month ban on evictions and rent increases for both commercial and residential tenants, as well as tax relief for landlords, was announced by Premier Daniel...
Property Scheme Victims Face More Anxiety
The coronavirus pandemic has heaped further anxiety on dozens of retirees who lost their life savings in a collapsed Australian property scheme.
Real estate auctions will be banned
All real estate auctions and open house inspections will be cancelled amid tougher restrictions on gatherings of people in a bid to stem the spread of...
Administrator to run Melb's Casey council
An interim administrator has been appointed to take charge of Melbourne's scandal-plagued Casey council, after Victoria's parliament voted to sack its councillors.
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...
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.
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.
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.