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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.