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Critics say few likely to qualify for HomeBuilder grants

Critics say few likely to qualify for HomeBuilder grants

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 rental market poised for takeoff

Perth rental market poised for takeoff

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.

Fluctuating fortunes for renovation tradies

Fluctuating fortunes for renovation tradies

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.

Why Australian property won't have a COVID crash

Why Australian property won't have a COVID crash

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.

Homebuilders to lead recovery with $688m boost

Homebuilders to lead recovery with $688m boost

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 spotlight - how to tell when the market will turn

Melbourne spotlight - how to tell when the market will turn

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.

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