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Large Builders Grab Bigger Share of Falling Housing Market
Residential
Tuesday November 7 2017

Large Builders Grab Bigger Share of Falling Housing Market

As Australia’s new home building market commences an anticipated decline, larger builders are grabbing a greater share of the pie, leaving smaller builders to fight over...

NSW Building Consumers Hit with Thousands in Unexpected Payments
Residential
Thursday August 10 2017

NSW Building Consumers Hit with Thousands in Unexpected Payments

Residential building customers in New South Wales are being forced to cough up with thousands of dollars in payments over and above what they believed they...

Can Prefab Housing Improve Housing Affordability?
Prefabrication
Tuesday May 9 2017

Can Prefab Housing Improve Housing Affordability?

Cities worldwide are booming as people migrate in search of better job opportunities and education. That creates strong demand for housing, and in many popular cities,...

Australian Residential Construction Activity to Drop 24 Percent
Residential
Wednesday March 8 2017

Australian Residential Construction Activity to Drop 24 Percent

The peak of the residential construction boom in Australia appears to be drawing to an end with the latest predictions showing that dwelling construction starts will...

Queensland’s Residential Construction Boom is Coming to an End
Residential
Thursday February 2 2017

Queensland’s Residential Construction Boom is Coming to an End

The peak of the boom in residential construction in Queensland appears to be coming to an end, as the latest forecast suggests that housing starts are...

Land Conditions and the Residential Construction Cycle
Residential
Wednesday October 28 2015

Land Conditions and the Residential Construction Cycle

HIA and CoreLogic RP Data recently released the latest update to their Residential Land Report, which showed some relief from the tight conditions that had been...

How Much More Can Residential Construction Grow?
Residential
Tuesday August 11 2015

How Much More Can Residential Construction Grow?

The latest dwelling commencements figures, released in mid-July, confirmed that Australia started more new homes in the year to March 2015 than in any other 12-month...

Housing Doomsayers Should Drink Some ‘Happy’ Juice …
Business
Thursday May 7 2015

Housing Doomsayers Should Drink Some ‘Happy’ Juice …

Amidst the nation’s ongoing predilection for highlighting negative economic news, there are some positives out there.

New Zealand Home Building on the Rise
Residential
Wednesday March 4 2015

New Zealand Home Building on the Rise

New Zealand residential building activity rose for the first time in three quarters in the final three months of 2014, led by earthquake-related rebuilding work in...