Real Estate Archive

Real estate gains still expected in ACT

The Australian Capital Territory has seen a drop in confidence in the overall real estate industry, but the local market is still bullish on house price growth, according to the latest ANZ survey and the …

Revealed: Best condition for HomeBuilder

The federal government's HomeBuilder program continues to support sentiment in the real estate market, with Victoria recording the highest number of inquiries of any state. Data from state and territory tax offices indicates that there …

What can make investors switch lenders?

According to a new study by the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA), a small difference in interest rates is enough for real estate investors to consider switching or refinancing with another lender. One in …

Perth homes are selling at a faster rate

Perth homes sold faster last month compared to the same time last year, according to data from the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA). According to REIWA, Perth homes sold 27 days faster in …

Victoria should lift ban on renovations – HIA

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has asked the Victoria State Government to allow home improvement companies to return to work. Home improvement businesses have been unable to operate for several months under the Stage 4 …

Sydney rental market slows down again

The Sydney rental market reversed its slight recovery in August after reporting an increase in vacancy rates in September, according to the latest report from the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW). During …

Victoria urged to extend HomeBuilder

The Housing Industry Association calls on the Victoria State government to work with the federal government to expand the HomeBuilder program to the state. Fiona Nield, Victoria's executive director at HIA, said homebuyers in the …

Investor loans on takeover?

Latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) lending figures show active investor participation in Victoria ahead of Stage Four restrictions. The aggregate value of loan commitments in August increased 9.3% on a monthly basis, driven by …

High crime suburbs work well

According to new data from RiskWise Property Research, the high crime suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne have outperformed the respective housing markets of the rest of their cities. According to the study, the median price …

Loss-making sales still under control

Despite the economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it appears that the number of loss-making home sales has been brought under control, according to the latest report from CoreLogic. The CoreLogic report states that …

ACT reduces high demand for land

There appears to be an increased appetite among buyers for land in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), according to a report by Herron Todd White. Sandra Howells, real estate appraiser at HTW, said the limited …

Is another rate cut likely?

As the economy continues to catch up amid the COVID-19 outbreak, an expert thinks the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) could lower the rate. target cash rate next month. Despite expectations that the spot rate …

Is rentvesting a good idea?

More and more Australian first-time homebuyers are looking to rental investment as a stepping stone to realizing their dream homes. Find out if this strategy is right for you. Housing affordability across Australia has reached …

Expanded filing system – what's the problem?

First-time home buyers across Australia will receive another boost as the federal government opens up 10,000 additional slots for the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS). However, one group raised concerns regarding the implementation of …

Other booming real estate sectors?

Real estate investors appear to have increased their exposure to other segments of real estate amid the COVID-19 outbreak, especially in industrial and logistics sectors, according to the latest report by CBRE. Real estate investors …

Generation Y Homeownership

Millennials are more likely to enter the Australian real estate market over the next several years compared to other age groups, a recent survey by online banking UBank found. The report finds that 44% of …

Why WA needs more investors

Western Australia needs more real estate investors as it faces rental crisis risks, according to the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA). Rental listings in Perth remained on a downtrend in September, falling 8% …

The capitals return to growth

Australian capitals, except Sydney and Melbourne, are now seeing house price increases, reflecting a pickup in sentiment in the housing market, according to CoreLogic's latest market update. Darwin recorded the highest monthly growth of all …

HomeBuilder Improves Home Approvals

The Federal Government & # 39; s HomeBuilder program has started to benefit the housing market, as the approval of single family homes continues to rise, as the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of …