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WA Moves to Smash Down Planning Barriers
Zoning
Wednesday August 14 2019

WA Moves to Smash Down Planning Barriers

The number of land zones in Western Australia could be slashed from over 1,000 to less than 300 whilst development assessment processes would be streamlined and...

Australian Property Companies Write Fewer Cheques for Charity
Business
Tuesday August 13 2019

Australian Property Companies Write Fewer Cheques for Charity

“Beyond Blue has some pretty alarming statistics highlighting the number of Australians living with depression and anxiety. We are very proud to be able to contribute...

Where Will Melbourne’s Office Workers Go?
Commercial
Monday August 12 2019

Where Will Melbourne’s Office Workers Go?

“If Google was to land in Melbourne and want 8,000 square meters, (they would have) limited options – probably one at the moment.”

Australian Office Demand Falls Flat
Commercial
Monday August 5 2019

Australian Office Demand Falls Flat

Growth in demand for office space has slowed to its lowest level on record in four years, the latest data says.

Land Sales Plummet to Record Lows
Residential
Monday July 29 2019

Land Sales Plummet to Record Lows

Sales of vacant residential land have plummeted to record lows amid further signs of a deterioration in the market for new residential construction, the latest data...

Opportunities for FM Staff are Emerging in Several Areas
Business
Tuesday July 16 2019

Opportunities for FM Staff are Emerging in Several Areas

Facilities management staff are in strong demand as several divergent trends are driving a need for skilled personnel across several areas, the latest report says.

What do we Mean by “the Cities Agenda?”
Zoning
Monday July 15 2019

What do we Mean by “the Cities Agenda?”

In the late 1980s Australia embarked on a grand design for its cities.

Losses Mount as Housing Pain Grows
Residential
Tuesday July 9 2019

Losses Mount as Housing Pain Grows

Almost one in eight residential properties is now selling at a loss, the latest data has found.

APRA Lowers Home Mortgage Requirements
Residential
Monday July 8 2019

APRA Lowers Home Mortgage Requirements

Home buyers throughout Australia are set to enjoy easier access to credit after the national prudential regulator for the financial services industry has acted to ease...

Business
Aug 9 2019
Aussie Earnings Rise Amid REA Profit Drop

REA Group has posted a big drop in full-year profit but local earnings grew 9.5 per cent despite a residential listings slump and what the realestate.com.au...

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Residential
Jul 25 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
Jul 15 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
Jul 15 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
Jul 11 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
Jul 2 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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Business
Jun 24 2019
Aveo Gets Takeover Bid, Flags Profit Fall

Retirement home operator Aveo has received a confidential takeover offer and flagged a slump in its full-year profit, citing subdued property market conditions.

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Residential
Jun 20 2019
Property fell in all capitals in Q1: ABS

Home prices fell in every Australian capital city in the three months to March, slicing off more than $170 billion from the total value of the...

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Residential
Jun 5 2019
Interest Rates Cut to Record Lows

The Australian economy and residential sector will receive a boost following a Reserve Bank decision to cut rates to new record lows – albeit with not...

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