Investment Property

Melbourne, Sydney markets continue to weaken

However, the two capitals will benefit from a more stable environment, especially now that the federal election and banking royal commission are over

Negative gearing, CGT remain unchanged

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has led the Coalition to a surprise win in the federal election over the weekend, meaning negative gearing remains unchanged

Vendors cut prices in southeast QLD

New data shows which areas recorded the highest percentage of vendors discounting their asking price —and the results could help in assessing market conditions

Prime residential areas "thriving"

Four Australian capitals rank in the top 23 cities around the world, after recording impressive increases in luxury residential prices

What’s wrong with Byron Bay?

The coastal town toppled Sydney as the most expensive place in the country, but its booming house prices have brought consequences to the local market

Housing activity slows

Several factors are affecting new home building – including the credit squeeze, which is likely to drive figures lower

Boom towns: predicting the unpredictable

Many of us buy lottery tickets, and while we don’t know who will win, we do know that some person must – and that lucky person could be us. The concept of luck also occurs in the property market, with many believing that investors who make quick and huge fortunes from property are just plain lucky.

Modifying negative gearing "reckless"

With negative gearing being a huge policy change on the table at the polls this weekend, REIWA warns that messing with property taxes could poorly impact the housing market

Lending to households dips again

Lending to households fell in March, with figures for the purchase or construction of a new home dropping to their lowest level since September 2013

WA budget lacks focus for property

There were few initiatives included in the budget to help the property sector in its recovery, reports peak body