Do’s and Don’ts of Developments
I see and read a lot of articles that encourage investors to undertake developments. Nothing wrong in that per se but what is slightly irresponsible is...
Lending soars on looser home loan rules
Mortgage lending spiked with the passing of federal election jitters and as banks softened the criteria for checking borrowers' ability to pay back loans.
House auction clearance rates still strong
Housing auction clearance rates across Australia's capital cities have dipped slightly but remain fundamentally strong, with analysts awaiting a potential glut of properties hitting the market...
Local Character Criteria Are Stopping Necessary Development In NSW
A few weeks before the NSW state election in March 2019 the Department of Planning slipped a new planning document into the public realm titled “Local...
Property Staff Remain in Demand Despite Housing Slowdown
Property staff across Australia remain in reasonable demand despite the housing slowdown as increasing activity in office and industrial sectors drives demand for those with commercial...
Losses Mount as Housing Pain Grows
Almost one in eight residential properties is now selling at a loss, the latest data has found.
APRA Lowers Home Mortgage Requirements
Home buyers throughout Australia are set to enjoy easier access to credit after the national prudential regulator for the financial services industry has acted to ease...
Election Raises Property Confidence
Confidence in Australia’s property industry has received a bounce following the federal election result and the removal of uncertainty associated with planned Opposition changes to negative...
Rental prices for Sydney units fall 5%
Rental prices on Sydney units have fallen by almost 5.0 per cent over the year on an influx of new supply but remain "significantly" higher than...
House Price Decline is Slowing Down
The decline in house prices throughout Australia appears to be easing, with the latest results showing that the contraction in national dwelling values reached in June...
Property Prices Fall Further
Prices of new homes and apartments throughout capital cities in Australia have fallen further, the latest data indicates.
New Apartment Market to Begin Recovery in 2019: Urbis
Green shoots in the market for new apartments are set to appear in 2019 as declining levels of new supply and ongoing demand may lead to...
What Protection Do NSW Buyers Have Against Unfair Sunset Clauses
Wind back three years and you could pick up an average apartment in the inner Sydney suburb of Ultimo for around $560,000.