Investment Property

Auction clearance rates skyrocket

Clearance rates in capital cities are on the rise, with promising results in Sydney and Melbourne, CoreLogic reports

Mirvac boss urges lift in building standards

The chief executive of a major apartment developer says it is “unacceptable” that families who bought or rented units in good faith could find themselves homeless

Appetite for home loans grows

New lending commitments for both owner-occupier and investor properties have grown for the first time in over a year, according to the latest ABS data

Construction slump deepens

The weak conditions in construction have intensified, with the industry experiencing the hardest fall in activity in six years

RBA keeps 1% cash rate

The central bank leaves the official interest rate at 1%, after two consecutive cuts in June and July

Minimal risk and maximum returns

In episode 3 of YIP Talk, experienced investor Paul Wilson shares three new investment options that allow everyday Australians to enjoy annual profits of up to 14% – with minimal upfront risk.

Richer areas leading market recovery?

The most expensive properties in Sydney and Melbourne fell sharply in the downturn, but the top end of the market is now leading the recovery

Brisbane to offer incentive for developers

The capital city will offer reduced infrastructure fees for developers to build homes catering to older residents and people with disabilities

Property listing hits 9-year low

The number of properties currently listed is at its lowest since 2010, falling 22% from the same time last year