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Wednesday November 14, 2018

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Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?
Residential
Tuesday September 18 2018

Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?

In classic economics, prices are determined by supply and demand.

New Standards Will Transform Facility Management
Business
Wednesday September 12 2018

New Standards Will Transform Facility Management

Over recent decades, facility management (FM) has become a global profession as companies such as Sodexo, Compass Group, Aramark, ISS/A/S and CBRE have established operations across...

Crown Sues over New Sydney Hotel’s View
Zoning
Friday August 10 2018

Crown Sues over New Sydney Hotel’s View

Crown Resorts has filed a lawsuit to stop the NSW government from approving developments that obstruct views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge from...

Melbourne and Sydney Office Markets are Booming
Commercial
Friday August 10 2018

Melbourne and Sydney Office Markets are Booming

Office markets in Melbourne and Sydney are booming as strong demand across both cities is leading to tightening vacancies and rising rents.

Australia’s Population Ticks Over to 25m
Business
Wednesday August 8 2018

Australia’s Population Ticks Over to 25m

Australia's population has officially ticked over the 25 million mark.

Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia
Business
Friday August 3 2018

Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia

When facilities managers hear about Bitcoin in the news, chances are they are not thinking about disruption to their own industry.

Depreciation and Off-the-Plan Properties
Residential
Friday July 20 2018

Depreciation and Off-the-Plan Properties

Investors who are looking to purchase a new property often look at buying off-the-plan.

Residential
Nov 12 2018
Home Buyers Should be Aware of Major Pitfalls

If you buy a $10 item of clothing that turns out to be faulty, you can usually get a refund or replacement fairly easily. Buy a...

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Business
Nov 6 2018
Stamp Duty Reform a Small Step Forward

The announcement by the NSW Government that stamp duty will be pegged to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a welcome small step towards reducing the...

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Residential
Nov 6 2018
Frequently Asked Property Depreciation Questions

As a building gets older and items within it wear out, they depreciate in value. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property investors to claim a...

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Green
Nov 5 2018
Low Carbon Homes for Low Income Households

When Chris White and Chelsea Mclean moved into their newly rented home in Ballarat last July, what they found was not pleasant.

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Business
Nov 2 2018
Australia’s Property Sector Must Step Up on Paris Agreement

Back in December 2015, 174 countries and the European Union agreed to limit the increase in global average temperatures to well below two degrees Celsius above...

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Business
Oct 31 2018
What’s the Difference Between a Repair and an Improvement?

Deductions for repairs, maintenance and improvements are areas the Australian Taxation Office pay particular attention to on annual tax returns.

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Business
Oct 6 2018
Blockchain will Revolutionise Australia’s Property Sector

In commercial leasing, one set of processes which creates headaches for all involved is the current paper based system of arranging bank guarantees for landlords in...

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Commercial
Oct 4 2018
NSW Should Delay Stadium Rebuild: inquiry

The NSW government should hold off refurbishing ANZ Stadium in Sydney's west until the rebuild of Allianz Stadium in the city is completed, a parliamentary inquiry...

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Residential
Sep 27 2018
Home Prices fell 0.7% in June Quarter

Home prices in Australian capital cities fell by 0.7 per cent in the three months to June.

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