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.
Canada Home Sales Down 14.5%
A flood of buyers and sellers looking to close deals late last year ahead of looming tighter mortgage rules resulted in a 14.5 per cent "payback"...
Dwelling Values Fall Across Six of Australia’s Eight Capital Cities
CoreLogic today released its January hedonic home value index results which, at a national level, revealed a fall of 0.3% for the month, led by a...
RBA Upbeat But in no Hurry for Rate Hike
The "best course" of action for the Reserve Bank of Australia is for the cash rate to stay at record lows for the time being, RBA...
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.
Housing 'Credit Crunch' Hightens Risk
Rising global interest rates and tighter bank lending risk triggering a "mini-credit crunch" that could send Australia's house prices, a new report warns.
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.
NSW Govt to Probe Chinese Land Visa Deal
The NSW government is investigating claims a Chinese developer promised overseas investors a permanent resident visa in Australia if they bought into a NSW Hunter Valley...
Stamp Duty Revenue Hits New Record
“Australian homebuyers paid out over $21 billion in stamp duty to state governments during the 2017/18 financial year – and the total cost of the tax...
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...
Declining House Prices Have Further to Fall
Economists are warning of further house price falls but are confident this won't derail the economy more broadly although it may delay an official interest rate...