News

Building approvals rise for 21 months running
Posted on 31/10/2013 
Residential building approvals have risen in Australia for 21 consecutive months, following a big increase in September.
Six tips for buying off the plan
Posted on 31/10/2013 
It is essential to conduct careful due diligence when buying apartments off the plan.
Prices rising but no boom (yet)
Posted on 31/10/2013 
The latest figures indicate real estate prices are rising, with Sydney leading, but generally the growth rates so far are quite moderate.
Safety comes from education, not regulation
Posted on 29/10/2013 
Regulating the property industry will not provide safety for consumers; education is the answer.
Real estate growth starts to spread
Posted on 24/10/2013 
House price growth in the capital cities is being led by Perth and Sydney, but other cities are joining the party.
Investor focus should switch to Queensland
Posted on 24/10/2013 
Recent increases in sales volumes suggest prices will start to rise soon in Queensland property markets.
Moderate rent growth amid balanced markets
Posted on 24/10/2013 
Rental growth in the major cities has been moderate at best, putting the lie to claims of housing shortage.
Stop grizzling and get active
Posted on 24/10/2013 
Housing affordability is at its best levels in 10 years and home ownership is readily achievable for first-home buyers willing to make sacrifices.
Home loans continue upward trend
Posted on 15/10/2013 
Finance to buy housing continued its upward trend in August, with a 0.6% monthly rise in trend terms.
Avoid the "hot" markets, look elsewhere
Posted on 10/10/2013 
Property investors should avoid buying in over-heated real estate markets such as Sydney's auction suburbs.