Low building standards, various design features, and a warm-weather mentality work against us in winter.
- by Sophie Miura
Only 18 per cent of voters think many young people in their area will be able to buy their own homes, according to a new survey that challenges government assurances about a boost to confidence from higher prices.
- by David Crowe
Research from the federal government’s affordable housing arm urges states to kill off stamp duty in favour of land tax to encourage household mobility.
- by Jennifer Duke and Shane Wright
In an effort to stamp out underquoting, an outspoken group of real estate agents and buyer’s advocates are calling on the state government to make it compulsory to advertise reserve prices prior to auctions.
- by Henrietta Cook
Sam has a waterfront vista, the kind most people pay millions for. And not everyone is happy about it.
- by Frank Robson
House prices in Sydney and Melbourne are rising faster than any time in almost two decades and there’s still no sign of a regulatory remedy to cool down the red-hot market.
- by Elizabeth Knight
The peak body for real estate agents has suddenly quit an expert panel advising the government as a stoush between the minister and agents escalates.
- by Nigel Gladstone
Sydney’s property market is going through the roof ... again. So what are the factors driving prices ever northwards and why are we content to allow the boom to continue?
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Cabinet ministers and their shadows have not missed out on soaring house prices with the median value of properties in their home suburbs increasing up to 46 per cent.
- by Shane Wright
More than 22,000 new housing loans for first home buyers were approved in a 10-month period from July to April and property experts hope the trend will have a positive impact on Perth rents.
- by Peter de Kruijff
Home buyers taking on huge loans to get into Australia’s property market could face higher mortgage repayments as early as November next year.
- by Shane Wright and Jennifer Duke