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- An iron hand under housing
An unprecedented level of Chinese apartment buying in Australia in the last three weeks shows building will be strong well into the future regardless of interest rate levels.
- Taking the property plunge
The time for talking is over. You’re ready to buy your first investment property. But where do you start? We cover off some of the basic questions.
- Top 10 mistakes of new landlords
The top ten pitfalls that new landlords can find themselves in and just what they can do about it.
- NT market leaves tough times behind in 2012
According to December 2011 quarter REINT data, 2012 should see a likely resurgence for the Darwin and Alice Springs property market.
- Foreign investing for beginners
For those willing to take on the risk of foreign investing it is a great time to be looking at investing overseas, there are plenty of GFC bargains to be had.
- RBA cash rate unchanged at 4.25 per cent
The Reserve Bank of Australia, in it’s February boad meeting, has decided to keep the cash rate unchanged at 4.25 per cent.
- Revelations of a housing disaster
Australia’s long-term housing under-supply has been identified in a new report, and the problem is primarily in NSW and QLD.
- Building slowdown continues
The softening of the housing market has continued with ABS data indicating that this quarter has seen only 36,688 dwelling starts, a 3.3 per cent fall.
- New homes down but renovations at a new high
A new report indicates that there is still building activity but that it is increasingly concentrated in renovations rather than new homes.
- Mining towns still booming
The boom continues with mining towns experiencing year on year growth in median house prices of over 10pc.
- The Renovators, on the money?
The Renovators has now finished and once again identifies the key factors that renovators hoping for profit ignore at their own peril.
- Escape to a rural lifestyle, buy a hobby farm
A part-time rural existence could be just the ticket for urban dwellers seeking the greener pastures of their own hobby farm.
- Where The Block went wrong
I walked away from watching the final of The Block feeling empty. But why and where had it gone so wrong?
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