Why it’s not too late to claim thousands
Just because June 30 has been and gone, property investors don’t need to wait another financial year to get a tax depreciation schedule.
As home prices soar beyond reach, we have a government inquiry almost designed not to tell us why
Australian Regulator Slams Breaks on Housing Lending
Australia’s banking regulator has moved to curb high-risk home lending, raising the minimum interest rate buffer which banks must use when assessing prospective borrower capacity to...
3 ways the collapse of Evergrande will hurt the Australian economy
The Housing Affordability Crisis – Now Everyone is Taking About it
A casual review of submissions to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Inquiry into Housing Affordability and Housing Supply reveals a consistent theme in submissions from the property and...
Australia is staring down the barrel of an ageing crisis
Australia is staring down the barrel of an ageing crisis. With the average age of our population starting to accelerate, it’s fair to say this is a...
Staged Occupancy Permits & Limitation Periods: Are You Safe Yet?
Is the claim within time? That is invariably the first question that should be asked when a claim for damages for defective building work is...
Strong capital city home auction results
Almost 3000 home auctions across Australian capitals have shown strong results, with seven out of 10 properties sold.
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.