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Monday April 6, 2020

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Commercial Leasing Code Takes Shape
Commercial
Monday April 6 2020

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
Business
Monday April 6 2020

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
Zoning
Monday April 6 2020

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
Zoning
Monday April 6 2020

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
Residential
Thursday April 2 2020

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
Business
Tuesday March 31 2020

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Home auctions withdrawn amid virus changes
Residential
Monday March 30 2020

Home auctions withdrawn amid virus changes

Almost half the nation's real estate auctions were withdrawn over the weekend as strict new inspection measures weighed on the market.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
Business
Monday March 30 2020

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?
Zoning
Wednesday March 25 2020

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...

Residential
Mar 24 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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Residential
Mar 2 2020
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
Feb 20 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
Jan 13 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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Business
6 Dec, 2019
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.

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Residential
25 Jul, 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
15 Jul, 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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