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Friday August 17, 2018

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How Should the National Construction Code Respond to Airbnb?
Residential
Wednesday May 2 2018

How Should the National Construction Code Respond to Airbnb?

Back in 2011, owners of 42 units at the two-tower Watergate apartment complex in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct were served with orders to cease using their dwellings...

Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion
Residential
Friday March 9 2018

Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion

Reforming negative gearing can save the Australian Government more than $1.7 billion each year without hurting ‘mum and dad’ investors, AHURI research released today finds.

Growth in China Property Investment Slows
Residential
Wednesday November 15 2017

Growth in China Property Investment Slows

Property investment in China rose 7.8 per cent in January-October from the same period a year earlier, slowing from an 8.1 per cent gain in the...

Hong Kong Investors Invade London Property Market
Residential
Wednesday August 23 2017

Hong Kong Investors Invade London Property Market

Chinese investment in London commercial property has more than trebled since before Britain voted to leave the European Union, most of it channelled through Hong Kong...

The Politics of Affordable Housing in New Zealand
Residential
Tuesday July 4 2017

The Politics of Affordable Housing in New Zealand

In New Zealand, Labour stands in opposition to the National Party (the incumbent government) and has done since 2008.

Victoria Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty Rorting Trust Accounts
Residential
Tuesday March 21 2017

Victoria Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty Rorting Trust Accounts

A former Melbourne real estate agent charged with misusing millions of dollars of clients' money plans to plead guilty - but his wife will contest the...

CBA Lifts Interest Rates on Investor Home Loans
Residential
Wednesday December 14 2016

CBA Lifts Interest Rates on Investor Home Loans

Commonwealth Bank is raising its standard variable rates for investor mortgages by 0.07 per cent following earlier raises to its fixed rate products.

Depreciation Deductions Can Put More in Your Pocket All Year Round
Residential
Wednesday December 7 2016

Depreciation Deductions Can Put More in Your Pocket All Year Round

It’s almost the start of a New Year, and for many property investors, the tax deductions they can claim is the last thing on their minds.

Investors See Rental Yields Fall
Residential
Thursday November 3 2016

Investors See Rental Yields Fall

Rental yields are at record lows after another month or rising housing prices.