Why are Housing Prices Rising so Rapidly?
These issues are always complex and it is easy for decision makers to be distracted by furphies.
Australia’s Property Sector Must Catch Up on Technology Investment
Australia’s real-estate and property sector lags behind many other countries when it comes to embracing and utilising emerging technologies, a new survey has found.
COVID Smashes Another Construction Giant’s Profit
Another construction giant in Australia has seen its profits impacted by COVID-19.
NSW to Start Removing Flammable Cladding this Year
Construction on the first projects to start under a three-year program to remove combustible cladding from 225 high-risk apartment complexes in NSW will kick off around...
How Big Is The House?
The first question on the property developer's mind is house and lot size then followed by "how many bedrooms?"
Office Vacancies Surge to 24-Year Highs
Office vacancy rates across Australia have risen to their highest level in more than two decades as new supply additions coincide with falling levels of demand.
Planners push through new Regulation to tax development and effectively prevent the replacement of “low cost” homes
A new regulation has been gazetted under the cover of Christmas last week which will see any development which involves improvements to “affordable housing” slugged with...
Green Star Will be Transformational when Coupled With Good Sustainability Brief
The new Green Star Buildings rating tool will be transformational, when coupled with a compelling sustainability brief
Vic reveals $500m COVID-19 rental relief
The six-month ban on evictions and rent increases for both commercial and residential tenants, as well as tax relief for landlords, was announced by Premier Daniel...
Property Scheme Victims Face More Anxiety
The coronavirus pandemic has heaped further anxiety on dozens of retirees who lost their life savings in a collapsed Australian property scheme.
Strong capital city home auction results
Almost 3000 home auctions across Australian capitals have shown strong results, with seven out of 10 properties sold.
Administrator to run Melb's Casey council
An interim administrator has been appointed to take charge of Melbourne's scandal-plagued Casey council, after Victoria's parliament voted to sack its councillors.
Qld councillors got funds for own projects
Former Ipswich councillors spent millions of ratepayer dollars on projects in their own areas instead of funding initiatives that would have benefited the Queensland city as...
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.
Qld council seeks $2.5m from Palmer firms
A Queensland council is pursuing two of Clive Palmer's companies in court seeking millions owed in rates and water charges.
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...
Property council hits out at SA land tax
Proposed changes to land tax in South Australia could have a devastating impact on property owners and the economy, the state's Property Council says.