The concept that owning property is a license to print money is under threat.
New-home buyers could be given a $50,000 handout under a proposal by the Property Council of Australia.
Not all changes the property industry is witnessing are due to the current COVID-19 crisis, but it has definitely hastened changes that were long coming.
With Australia's population growth set to come to a screeching halt, experts are concerned the property market will be hit hard.
Will working from home and fears of illness change where and how people want to live, and the premium they're prepared to pay?
Melbourne homebuyers are set to be presented with a smorgasbord of options once coronavirus lockdown rules ease.
With WA having flattened the curve, it seems the market’s formerly underwhelming position can finally justify optimism.
Join Steve Douglas, Executive Chairman of SMATS Group as he breaks down the issues facing property owners and investors during this crisis.
The coronavirus and associated business shutdowns have delivered a dramatic shock to the property market.
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Criticism is mounting for Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s $688 million HomeBuilder package, with tight timeframes and the high value of renovations needed to qualify likely to result in few people being able to access the grants.
Perth’s rental market is becoming increasingly tight, with listings plunging and strong demand for properties continuing through the coronavirus crisis, prompting calls that the city could face a rental shortage as early as next year.
Extended periods indoors have led to an upswing in home renovations, a trend likely to be bolstered even further by government incentives targeting major renovation projects.
There has been much speculation and media attention around the potential impact of COVID-19 on the Australian property market, with some “experts” predicting house price falls of up to 30 per cent. But we simply don’t subscribe to those theories for a number of reasons.
Australia’s residential construction sector has been handed a $688 million lifeline, with grants of $25,000 to be made available to build new homes or undertake significant renovations.
Melbourne house prices are falling in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Nobody knows with certainty how steep the falls will be, or how long the downturn will last, but the below analysis can help you pick the point at which broad-based growth will return to the market.