Increase Housing Supply and Prices Will Fall
You often don’t know you’re in a bubble until it has actually popped. This is what ASIC chairman, Greg Medcraft, was warning three years ago. Shortly...
The Language Of War And Destruction Is Being Used To Describe New Apartment In Sydney
In recent months the emotive language of war and destruction has been blazed across Sydney’s media as ‘battles wage in nearly every suburb’ and there will...
Melbourne and Sydney Office Markets are Booming
Office markets in Melbourne and Sydney are booming as strong demand across both cities is leading to tightening vacancies and rising rents.
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...
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...
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.
Home Buyers Should be Aware of Major Pitfalls
If you buy a $10 item of clothing that turns out to be faulty, you can usually get a refund or replacement fairly easily. Buy a...
Blockchain will Revolutionise Australia’s Property Sector
In commercial leasing, one set of processes which creates headaches for all involved is the current paper based system of arranging bank guarantees for landlords in...
Home Prices fell 0.7% in June Quarter
Home prices in Australian capital cities fell by 0.7 per cent in the three months to June.
Regional NSW Home Values to Outgrow Sydney
Sydney's property market has long held a mortgage on real estate headlines, but analysts say home values in regional NSW are poised for stronger growth than...
Charging Foreign Owners Extra For Property Will Cost West Australian Jobs
They say, “money makes the world go ‘round” and although it may seem crass and crude, it’s quite true. Take a drive through any of WA’s...
Housing Shouldn't Hit Bank Stability: RBA
A senior Reserve Bank official has downplayed the chances of a slowdown in Australia's once-booming housing market undermining the stability of the country's banks, saying the...
Investa Sets Date to Decide on Takeover
Investa Office Fund has set next Monday as the date for its shareholders to vote on Blackstone Group's sweetened $3.3 billion takeover bid.
Japan Cleaning up After Typhoon Kills 11
Japan has begun cleaning up after a powerful typhoon killed 11 people, injured hundreds and stranded thousands at a flooded airport, though when the airport in...
Investa Mulls Rival Last-minute $3.3bn Bid
Investa Office Fund is adjourning a planned shareholder meeting that was set to vote on a takeover by Blackstone Group while it mulls a higher rival...