Cracks Appearing in the World’s Most Desirable Property Markets
Is this the end of the global housing boom?
Slowdown on the Horizon for US Housing Market
They were fed up with Seattle’s home bidding wars. They were only in their late 20s but had already lost two battles and were ready to...
Depreciation and Off-the-Plan Properties
Investors who are looking to purchase a new property often look at buying off-the-plan.
Record Land Releases Creating Huge Greenfield Opportunities
Drive along the old Princes Highway toward Pakenham in Melbourne’s south-east and ‘Land for Sale’ signs dot the landscape.
Four Questions You Should Ask Your Quantity Surveyor
Are you an investor who’s heard about the benefits of depreciation and have decided to start claiming?
Dubai Property ‘a Money-laundering Haven’
War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the US in recent years have used Dubai's real estate market as a haven for their assets,...
Owner Occupiers on the Rise in National Apartment Market
In the most comprehensive national survey in Australia, property consultants Urbis tracked over 120,000 brand new and off the plan selling apartments across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane,...
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...
Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability
Prices of vacant residential land in places such as Sydney and Melbourne are surging amid signs of critical land shortages in those capitals, dashing hopes in...
ATO Swoops on Vic Homes, Businesses
Homes and businesses across Victoria have been raided on suspicion of tax "mischief".
Continued Instability Ahead for Canadian Housing
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the country's housing sector is facing a high degree of vulnerability to market instability for the eighth straight quarter.
Sydenham To Bankstown Planning Backdown Bad For Future Housing Supply
The backdown by the NSW Government on it’s Planned Precincts along the Sydenham to Bankstown corridor is yet another pre-election move that will put new housing...
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.
Housing Market Slowdown Likely to Continue
Australia's housing market slowdown is likely to continue this year, with property transaction volumes dropping as much as five per cent, according to a survey of...
UK Real Estate Agents Hit Hard Times
More than 150 British real estate agents have gone broke in the last year as pressure from online rivals continues to bite, a new study has...
Qld Govt Steps in Amid $1.2b Resort Battle
The Queensland government has stepped in to resolve a dispute over a controversial $1.2 billion resort and housing development off Gladstone.
Queensland Budget Exposes Dire Need for Real Reform
The 2018/19 Queensland Budget falls short when it comes to long-term economic management, according to the Property Council of Australia.
Home Loan Approvals Slip 1.4% in April
Home loan approvals fell in April, and while the drop was not as great as economists had forecast there are expectations the housing market has...