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New homes sales take an upturn

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 02:28

New home sales in May bounced back to their highest monthly level in over a year, following bleak results throughout the first four months of 2019

Challenges remain for property

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 02:26

Property industry confidence rose, but some economic factors remain challenging for the sector, according to the Property Council of Australia

Tax mistakes investors often make

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 02:22

Find out the most common tax errors property investors commit and how these lapses can be prevented

Why the banks are not passing on the full rate cut

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 09:35

Wondering why some banks are not passing on the cut in full? We break it down and show you which banks favour investors right now

Prices to bounce back?

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 09:10

The fundamentals may be in place for growth in housing prices, with the fall in market values slowing down.

NSW government delays planning policies

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 09:07

The New South Wales government postpones implementing two essential planning policies, a sign that planning is slowing down

Rate cut unlikely to be passed on in full

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 01:47

The cash rate reaches a new historic low, but it is unlikely be passed on in full.

Trade tensions put housing market at risk

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 01:45

Rising trade tensions between the US and China put the already-weak housing market at risk of being a casualty

Perth suburbs defeat sales decline

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 01:43

Despite the fall in housing values, a number of suburbs in the capital city show substantial growth

Sydney, Melbourne housing prices climb

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 09:28

Dwelling values in the capitals of New South Wales and Victoria slightly rose in June, according to recent data from CoreLogic

Weak unit market threatens Brisbane recovery

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 09:25

Housing prices in the capital city are posed to increase by December, but a still-weak unit market presents a threat

ASIC to update lending guidance

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 09:21

The corporate regulator published submissions as a preparation to clarify what lenders could expect when customers apply for a mortgage

Mascot Towers investigation to take another month

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:53

A spokesperson says that owners are frustrated because engineers need additional four weeks to identify the cause of problems in the evacuated building

Debt defies household wealth surge

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:51

New figures show mortgage debt rising, despite a growth in household wealth during the March quarter

How investors can make easier transactions

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:48

New technology could drive innovation in the country’s real estate community by making clunky investment processes more convenient

Why P&I loans are “rarely” a good idea

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 15:00

In our very first podcast, YIP Talk, we chat with Michael Beresford, director – investment services at Opencorp, who shares with us why he was not too shocked about APRA’s news; in fact, he called it back in January.

Sydney median still tops $1m

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 03:47

he forecast is optimistic, with prices in the country's most expensive capital city expected to stabilise in the months ahead

Ex-Chairman wants stamp duties abolished

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 03:45

A former commission chairman has urged the government to drop stamp duties in favour of an alternative that may spark economic growth

Unsafe cladding starts insurance crisis

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 03:43

The cladding crisis could bring the industry to a halt, as building surveyors can no longer get professional indemnity insurance

Common landlord risks

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 13:00

Without the right protection and proactivity, being a landlord can be your biggest nightmare.