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Thursday December 13, 2018

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New Zealand Residential Construction on the Rise
Residential
Wednesday June 7 2017

New Zealand Residential Construction on the Rise

The value of New Zealand residential building work inched higher in the March quarter but total building values fell, weighed down by a sharp fall in...

China’s Rental Market Surging
Residential
Tuesday May 9 2017

China’s Rental Market Surging

China's sky-high apartment prices and its footloose generation of millennials are fuelling demand for rental apartments, driving investment by foreign private equity funds and Chinese real...

British ‘New Home Sales’ Reach 10 Year High
Residential
Thursday May 4 2017

British ‘New Home Sales’ Reach 10 Year High

The number of homes being built at the start of 2017 in Britain is the highest in a decade, according to an industry body.

RBA Warns of Rising Housing Risk
Residential
Wednesday March 22 2017

RBA Warns of Rising Housing Risk

The Reserve Bank of Australia says there is reason to believe commodity prices could rise higher than expected but is concerned about increasing risks in the...

Sydney House Prices Continue to RISE
Residential
Wednesday February 8 2017

Sydney House Prices Continue to RISE

With average house prices in Sydney topping $1.1 million, there is a push on to find ways to prevent costs from ballooning even further.

Real Estate Deposits Drifting out of Reach for Home Buyers’
Residential
Thursday February 2 2017

Real Estate Deposits Drifting out of Reach for Home Buyers’

The size the average house deposit is drifting further and further out of reach of first home buyers.

Sydney Housing Market World’s 2nd-most Expensive
Residential
Tuesday January 24 2017

Sydney Housing Market World’s 2nd-most Expensive

Sydney has been named as the second most expensive city in the world and "severely unaffordable" when it comes to the cost of housing, the only...

NAB and Westpac Raise Investor Mortgage Rates
Residential
Tuesday December 6 2016

NAB and Westpac Raise Investor Mortgage Rates

National Australia Bank and Westpac have raised interest rates on certain types of mortgages as Australia's biggest lenders seek to offset some of the pressure on...

Toronto Rent Skyrockets on 5-year Low in Supply
Residential
Wednesday November 2 2016

Toronto Rent Skyrockets on 5-year Low in Supply

According to Urbanation Inc.’s report on Greater Toronto Area real estate during the third quarter of 2016, the number of condo apartments rented in the GTA...

Residential
Jul 24 2018
Victoria Renters Want Energy Efficiency Reform

Victorian renters are joining the call from a leading environmental group for a compulsory level of energy efficiency standards, including insulation, in homes available for lease.

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Residential
Feb 6 2018
Slow Start to Housing Market for 2018

Sydney's continuing home price slide kept capital city values largely flat last week, while auction activity has increased.

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Residential
Jan 4 2018
Softer Housing Conditions Expected in 2018

Australia's property market is showing signs of cooling, with national home prices down in the December quarter and conditions expected to remain softer throughout 2018.

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Business
2 Nov, 2016
Interest Rates on Hold as RBA Closely Monitoring Housing Market

The Reserve Bank is by no means convinced it will have to cut interest rates again but labour market trends could change that in a heartbeat.

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Business
19 Apr, 2016
Sydney Housing Market Causing Hurt

McGrath has had almost a third wiped off its market value after the real estate agent downgraded its earnings outlook, citing a declining Sydney housing market.

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