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Dubai Property ‘a Money-laundering Haven’
Business
Wednesday June 13 2018

Dubai Property ‘a Money-laundering Haven’

War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the US in recent years have used Dubai's real estate market as a haven for their assets,...

Owner Occupiers on the Rise in National Apartment Market
Residential
Friday June 8 2018

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,...

How Should the National Construction Code Respond to Airbnb?
Residential
Wednesday May 2 2018

How Should the National Construction Code Respond to Airbnb?

Back in 2011, owners of 42 units at the two-tower Watergate apartment complex in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct were served with orders to cease using their dwellings...

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.

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Declining House Prices Have Further to Fall

Economists are warning of further house price falls but are confident this won't derail the economy more broadly although it may delay an official interest rate...

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Qld Govt Steps in Amid $1.2b Resort Battle

The Queensland government has stepped in to resolve a dispute over a controversial $1.2 billion resort and housing development off Gladstone.

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Business
Jun 15 2018
Queensland Budget Exposes Dire Need for Real Reform

The 2018/19 Queensland Budget falls short when it comes to long-term economic management, according to the Property Council of Australia.

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Residential
Jun 13 2018
Home Loan Approvals Slip 1.4% in April

Home loan approvals fell in April, and while the drop was not as great as economists had forecast there are expectations the housing market has...

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Residential
Jun 13 2018
Queensland Housing Market Prepares for Hikes

House prices in Queensland will jump when the first home owners grant expires this month and a new land tax is introduced, industry experts say.

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Business
Jun 13 2018
Chinese Investors Feeling Unwelcome in Australia

Chinese investors are more wary about Australia, with a growing number saying they feel unwelcome.

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Business
Jun 6 2018
Mortgage Choice Hit by Franchisee Unrest

Mortgage Choice shares have tumbled more than 20 per cent after the home loan broker became the latest firm to face accusations of mistreating franchisees.

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Commercial
Jun 6 2018
Vicinity to Sell $1bn of Shopping Centres

Vicinity Centres will sell up to $1 billion of medium-sized and neighbourhood shopping centres to fund development of prestige projects.

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Public
Jun 6 2018
New Landmark Skyline Mooted for Applecross

A superblock in one of Perth’s most prestigious riverside suburbs, Applecross is on the market following an unprecedented consolidation of twelve land holdings.

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