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Why it’s not too late to claim thousands
Business
Wednesday October 20 2021

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.

Australian Regulator Slams Breaks on Housing Lending
Residential
Thursday October 7 2021

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...

The Housing Affordability Crisis – Now Everyone is Taking About it
Zoning
Friday October 1 2021

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
Residential
Friday October 1 2021

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?
Residential
Friday October 1 2021

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...

Why Can’t I Subdivide my Backyard?
Residential
Friday September 17 2021

Why Can’t I Subdivide my Backyard?

Some properties are just not suitable for a backyard subdivision.

Residential
Aug 2 2021
Strong capital city home auction results

Almost 3000 home auctions across Australian capitals have shown strong results, with seven out of 10 properties sold.

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Zoning
12 May, 2020
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...

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Residential
15 Apr, 2020
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...

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Business
14 Apr, 2020
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.

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Residential
24 Mar, 2020
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...

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Zoning
20 Feb, 2020
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.

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Zoning
13 Jan, 2020
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...

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Residential
18 Dec, 2019
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.

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Business
6 Dec, 2019
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.

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