Commercial Leasing Code Takes Shape
Tenants in commercial premises will receive rent reductions which are proportional to their loss in turnover under a mandatory code of conduct being considered by the...
NSW Backs in Property and Construction Sector
“At the moment, we are being told what we can’t do.”
NSW planning fast-tracked during pandemic
NSW planning processes and development applications will be fast-tracked in a bid to support the construction sector and maintain jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
WA Grants Planning Minister New Emergency Powers
Supermarkets could be allowed to operate throughout the night whilst restrictions on waste recycling and construction could be temporarily lifted in Western Australia as the government...
House prices show early virus impact
Property prices have had the lowest monthly gain since July as coronavirus restrictions on auctions and open homes hampered sales.
Working with Rural Communities to Realise Project Potential
Construction’s purpose is ultimately to improve people’s lives, whether by providing essential schools, health facilities or workplaces.
Home auctions withdrawn amid virus changes
Almost half the nation's real estate auctions were withdrawn over the weekend as strict new inspection measures weighed on the market.
Commercial Property Stakeholders Must Work Together: PM
Commercial property stakeholders including landlords, tenants and banks must work together to devise workable arrangements to manage the fallout from the coronavirus, Australia’s prime minister says.
Is NSW Sleepwalking into a Property Market Crisis?
In October last year, the Urban Taskforce started to sound the alarm bells over a chronic slow down in the NSW planning processes. Since then, the...
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...
Strong capital city home auction results
Almost 3000 home auctions across Australian capitals have shown strong results, with seven out of 10 properties sold.
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.
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.
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.