New Premier Urged To Cut Stamp Duty
Posted on 24/01/2017 

The new NSW Premier claims to care about housing affordability but has already ruled out making changes to one of the biggest problems, stamp duty.

Hysterical Reaction To Home Loan Data
Posted on 20/01/2017 

There was widespread media negativity about the latest lending figures but, contrary to perceptions, home owners still dominate.

Industry Upbeat On 2017 Prospects
Posted on 12/01/2017 

A new survey of property professionals shows that confidence in the real estate sector for 2017 is the highest in two years.

Approvals Trend Down As Oversupply Hits
Posted on 11/01/2017 

Building approvals are trending down, especially in the two biggest cities, as developers realise too many dwellings are being built.

Data Misleads On City Price Growth
Posted on 4/01/2017 

Real estate consumers continue to be misinformed by the publication of dodgy data by journalists who fail to do their jobs.

Investors Overlook Non-cash Deductions
Posted on 21/12/2016 

Research shows that 80% of property investors fail to take full advantage of depreciation and miss out on thousands of dollars.

Renovations Recover as Building Slows
Posted on 20/12/2016 

With new dwelling construction showing signs of tapering off, renovations work is expected to fill part of the gap in home building activity.

Rent Trends Impacted By Vacancies
Posted on 16/12/2016 

Cities with low vacancies are recording good growth in rentals, while rents are falling in markets where vacancy rates are rising.

Hobart Growth Outpoints Big Cities
Posted on 15/12/2016 

Data from two major sources suggests Hobart is recording stronger price growth than the major cities, with Sydney fading.

Young Aussies Opt For Renvesting
Posted on 13/12/2016 

Young Australians are prolific buyers of property - but increasingly they're opting for investment rather than home ownership.