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What Can Be Hidden from an Unsuspecting Buyer?
Residential
Wednesday November 29 2017

What Can Be Hidden from an Unsuspecting Buyer?

The buyers of property are often buying without their eyes wide open. So what are the traps for buyers?

Legal Requirements for Owner Builders in Victoria
Residential
Tuesday September 5 2017

Legal Requirements for Owner Builders in Victoria

Owner builders have certain rights and duties incumbent upon them in Victoria. What do you need to know before building a residence in which you...

How to Avoid House Building Disaster
Residential
Thursday August 24 2017

How to Avoid House Building Disaster

There is a genuine fear amongst many consumers that house building work, whether for a new house or house extension or renovation, is a minefield of...

Ensuring Safety in Green Retrofits
Green
Thursday May 25 2017

Ensuring Safety in Green Retrofits

Many homeowners plan to retrofit their home to save their electricity bill, but green retrofits, if not planned properly, will cause safety hazards to both the...

Affordable Housing Opportunities in Australia
Residential
Friday April 7 2017

Affordable Housing Opportunities in Australia

Around the world, housing authorities and government treasury/ finance/ taxation/income revenue and planning and infrastructure departments are struggling to find the...

Sailing my Earth Home Through Summer into 2017
Green
Friday March 31 2017

Sailing my Earth Home Through Summer into 2017

How can you run your home freely like a sailing ship for best thermal performance in the Australian climate? An earth home could be the answer.

Misconceptions About Pre-purchase Property Inspections
Residential
Tuesday March 21 2017

Misconceptions About Pre-purchase Property Inspections

Pre-purchase property inspections are highly desirable before you buy for essentially two reasons.

How Can You Protect Your Property in a Bushfire?
Residential
Monday March 20 2017

How Can You Protect Your Property in a Bushfire?

Not all homes have had the luxury of being designed with bushfire risks in mind. Yet there are some simple things you can do around your...

Residential
Aug 2 2018
Surprise Jump in June Building Approvals

Approvals for the construction of new homes jumped 6.4 per cent in June, well above the one per cent improvement economists had expected, the Australian Bureau...

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Business
Feb 13 2018
Australian Construction Sector Continues to Grow

The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) increased by 1.5 points to 54.3 in January, indicating industry-wide growth for a...

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Residential
Feb 2 2018
Anti-development Approach Will Reduce Housing Supply

The announcement that Mirvac is pulling out of a proposed housing development in the Hills Shire is a response to the anti-development approach taken by the...

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