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New wave of developers to capitalise on Queensland growth

New wave of developers to capitalise on Queensland growth

South East Queensland’s unprecedented sales swell continues to attract interstate developers and underpin major projects, with ID_LAND, Little Projects, Sammut Group, Azzura Corporation and Pikos Property making big progress on more than $800 million worth of new developments in recent weeks.

Price records set in Victoria's top growth suburbs

Price records set in Victoria's top growth suburbs

Property price records are tumbling across Victoria, with more than 170 suburbs in Melbourne laying claim to a median house price of $1 million or more, while several key regional locations have also breached the seven-figure barrier.

Changes in the home loans landscape

Changes in the home loans landscape

New lending restrictions will affect different parts of the property market more than others - dig into the details and find out what the changes mean for first homebuyers, investors and trade-up buyers.

Rise of rightsizers pushes up prestige apartment prices

Rise of rightsizers pushes up prestige apartment prices

Australians downsizing to luxury apartments are driving a rapid rise in prestige property values, with sales of apartments worth $10 million or more in the first half of the year running at nearly eight times more than the 10-year average.

Strong Spring selling season to drive ‘freedom’ price surge

Strong Spring selling season to drive ‘freedom’ price surge

Pent up demand from Sydney buyers emerging from lockdown and Melbourne purchasers likely to soon follow is expected to result in a resumption of the big price gains recorded in the first half of 2021, with both cities remaining in a state of housing undersupply.

Industry unites to fight Victorian rezoning tax

Industry unites to fight Victorian rezoning tax

Victoria’s state government has made a range of changes to its Windfall Gains Tax prior to it being introduced to Parliament, but industry groups say the move is the “wrong tax at the wrong time” that will have a big negative impact on housing affordability.

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