Investment Property

Foreign investors to return

Real estate investors are predicted to leave less stable global destinations and transfer their attention back to Australian property

Boost for women in property

An industry group continues to promote women's participation in the industry, with a program that invites female students work on real life property projects

Perth’s top suburbs revealed

While Western Australia’s capital has been fairly subdued, these areas recorded significant median price growth in March

Property tax hikes part of Vic Budget

Treasurer Tim Pallas recently announced that there would be new and increased taxes in the state, with property investors amongst those forking out

Housing market on its way to recovery

Some industry experts believe that our property markets are showing signs of improvement, with likely rate cuts and easing mortgage rules helping the situation

Housing market headed for recovery?

Some analysts believe soft property markets, specifically in Sydney and Melbourne, may bottom out within 12 months

Sydney rental vacancies plummet

Sydney seems to have absorbed more tenants, with new data showing that rental vacancies in the city have declined

Off-the-plan sales soar on the GC

The region defied the market downturn and recorded significant growth in new apartment sales in the first three months of the year

Property magnate to cut discounts

The re-election of the Morrison government has boosted confidence in the property sector, with one big gun saying he won’t offer markdowns anymore

Big “hidden” costs of buying a property

We often tend to focus on the total property value when shopping for an investment property – or the deposit needed to secure it. But what are some of the other fees that get lost in calculation?

Undersupply in premium Melbourne market

It looks like an apartment oversupply – one of Melbourne's most prominent housing issues – could soon be put to an end in the Victorian capital

Legislation for property sector ''vital''

The Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) will push for industry-focused initiatives, including securing regulation to drive out spruikers

APRA to review 7% lending criteria

APRA has proposed altering its guideline for ADIs, which currently suggests they assess borrowers using a minimum interest rate of 7%