Rents Follow Vacancy Rate Trends
Posted on 18/05/2017 

Hobart and Canberra have the tightest rental markets in capital city Australia and rents there are showing solid growth. But rents are falling in high-vacancy cities like Perth and Darwin.

Tax Policy Favours Home Owners
Posted on 17/05/2017 

Contrary to the media view, tax policy favours home-owners rather than investors, according to a new analysis.

Lending For New Homes Rises
Posted on 16/05/2017 

Loans to people buying or building new homes rose strongly in the March Quarter, boosted by those settling off-the-plan apartment purchases.

Property Praises Federal Budget Measures
Posted on 12/05/2017 

The reaction to the Federal Budget from the real estate industry has been largely positive, but with some reservations.

Reports Confirm Confidence High
Posted on 24/04/2017 

Confidence has risen in the real estate industry, even in Western Australia, according to recent surveys.

Sydney In Price League Of Its Own
Posted on 21/04/2017 

It's Sydney first and daylight second when it comes to dwelling prices in capital city Australia.

63% of Negative Gearers Earn Under $80,000
Posted on 14/04/2017 

New ATO data shows that most negatively-geared Australians earn less than $80,000 per year.

Affordability Issues Made Worse by Govt Costs
Posted on 13/04/2017 

For over a decade, the topic of unaffordable housing has been caught in a continuous loop of inert Parliamentary inquiries and studies. Few people realise how government imposts have driven up the cost of building a home.


Sentiment Remains Strong In Key Markets
Posted on 11/04/2017 

The latest NAB survey finds housing market sentiment is at its highest level in three years, although the position differs from city to city.

Land Selling As Fast As It’s Produced
Posted on 6/04/2017 

Land supply in our major cities is struggling to keep up with demand, as lots get smaller and prices go higher.