Although we can’t see any evidence that specific housing markets have peaked, it is clear that most markets have moved through a peak rate of growth.
Banks, private equity and high-street names like John Lewis are piling in to the sector, but will the poor be priced out?
During the past four decades in which home ownership among Australians aged 25-34 has sunk, in Singapore it has climbed.
Buyers are still flocking to popular beachside holiday spots across Victoria to buy a permanent home, even as house prices continue to soar.
Real estate resilience has kept on keeping on despite the ravages of COVID but can't last indefinitely, according to a leading property data specialist.
Australia will temporarily waive the visa application fees for international students and backpackers, in a move aimed at addressing workforce shortages.
Aussie homeowners who sold their property during the peak of last year's lockdown made a median profit gain of $270,000.
Predicted sea-level rises would have catastrophic consequences for hundreds of thousands of Australians living along coastlines and waterways.
Property experts have warned a hidden problem is causing serious issues for housing prices, which could have huge flow-on impacts.
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As the United Kingdom and United States experience a boom in foreign property investment, buyers from Asia and elsewhere are increasingly shying away from Australia.
Coastal and lifestyle suburbs, including luxury apartments, are showing no signs of easing up, according to developers and buyers’ agents.
Builders are turning to alternative construction materials to alleviate the massive carbon footprint being left by traditional structural constituents.
Westpac has become the first major bank this year to increase its fixed rates for owner occupiers and investors.
Auction market results across Australia’s capital cities have been buoyant in a month that is traditionally seen as the low season.
The ABS this week released their building activity data for September 2021 quarter, showing estimates of the value of building work, number of dwellings commenced, completed, under construction and in the pipeline across Australia.
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