Housing Minister Backs in Australia’s Construction Sector
“People were scared”.
Detached Home Approvals Smash Another Record in March
Australia’s market for detached home construction has broken another record.
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COVID Has Reshaped Aussie Housing Preferences
Home buyers throughout Australia are demanding more space for home studies or work areas, increasingly prefer detached homes over apartments and are more willing to consider...
Can We End Homelessness Forever?
This glimpse of the future was crafted by Francine Pavkovic and Josie FitzGerald
HomeBuilder Boom Drives Construction Trade and Material Shortage
Almost eight in ten builders are experiencing delays and cost blowouts as the boom in detached home construction is leading to shortages in materials and trades,...
Australia’s Detached Home Construction Boom Will Last Into 2021/22
The boom in Australia’s detached home construction industry will last into 2021/22, the latest forecast suggests.
Reserve Barking up the Wrong Tree on Urban Planning
In August 2020, the RBA’s Keaton Jenner and Peter Tulip released research claiming town planning regulation was at least one of the culprits behind obscenely high...
Shower a 'sanctuary' from virus: Syd study
Sydneysiders are using enough water to fill 155 Olympic-sized swimming pools each day as they spend more time at home.
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.
Property lending softens again: RBA
The pace of lending to property buyers grew only slightly in August, below the rate in July, according to statistics from the central bank that have...
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.
Rental prices for Sydney units fall 5%
Rental prices on Sydney units have fallen by almost 5.0 per cent over the year on an influx of new supply but remain "significantly" higher than...
First Home Buyers to get Aid with Deposit
First home buyers will get government support with their 20 per cent house deposit whoever wins the federal election on May 18.
Election a Wildcard for Housing Market
The outcome of the federal election could be a wildcard for the housing market amid signs the worst of the downturn in prices may be over,...
March House Approvals at Five Year Low
“March building approvals marked the weakest month for detached house approvals since 2013,” said HIA’s Senior Economist Geordan Murray.
First Home Buyers Bigger Share of Market
Australians buying their first home are making up a bigger share of all people purchasing properties throughout the nation.