Australia’s property market has the world’s largest homes, but does the quarter acre addiction still make sense in 2024?

Answering the questions on how much space we really need to have a comfortable, quality home.

Thinking of buying an apartment in Perth? Here’s what you need to know

Despite inadequate consumer protections, prospective home buyers in Perth are increasingly favouring apartments as affordability declines.

Melbourne property market sees mom and dad builders flock to outer suburbs for the best bang for buck

The cost of building a house in these top 20 suburbs started at $272,944 and topped out at $387,688.

Perth property market: The definitive guide to buying a modular home

Modular homes, misunderstood as inferior, offer efficient, durable alternatives to traditional construction methods.

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Read this before purchasing an off-the-plan property in Australia

Experts give the lowdown on off-the-plan purchases, which often result in financial loss and dissatisfaction for buyers.

Interested in short-term rentals? Here’s the blueprint for successfully running an Airbnb property in Australia

Industry experts delve into the pros and cons of entering the flourishing short term rental accommodation market.

Thinking of renting directly from a landlord? Here’s what you need to know about private rentals in Australia

While some tenants see benefits in dealing directly with landlords, experts urge caution when navigating the privately managed rental market.

Four top tips for finding the right property settlement agent

Trent Fleskens lifts the lid on securing the best property settlement agent.

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Landmark investment from Housing Australia to fund Perth social and affordable BTR apartment project

Housing Choices Australia and Super Housing Partnerships form a consortium to spearhead transformative social and affordable BTR project.

The $7M Palm Beach apartments being marketed exclusively through virtual reality

Ophira, a beachfront project by 5point, utilises EnvisionVR’s technology to create an immersive remote property viewing experience.

Gary Dempsey Devlopments lodges DA for Scarborough site

Myka Residences will offer oversized three to four-bedroom units on the Scarborough waterfront.

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Mortgage stress saw a consecutive decrease across Australia despite high interest rates

Australia’s interest rates are currently at an eye-watering 4.35%, but levels of mortgage stress eased throughout November.

NHFIC and CBA unveil new trends and insights into first home buyer market

The analysis found the equity positions of HGS participants appeared to be growing in line with long run averages.

Fixed rate home loans begin to expire, but very few Australians are behind on repayments

Listings numbers are up, but distressed sales are not the primary driver.

Ways to maximise your serviceability in a tough borrowing market

Cutting down on that takeaway coffee, or sticking to just one streaming service will be a step in the right direction, according to Lloyd Edge.

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Australian rental market clocks in a near-40% price growth, while wages struggle to keep up

Rents soared by almost 40% across the pandemic, while wages barely clocked in 20% growth.

Gender gap closes? Women outpace men in overall property ownership

Challenges persist for younger women in achieving homeownership, highlighting the need for targeted solutions.

Exclusive: Top five regional New South Wales housing markets revealed, the affordable alternatives to Sydney

Hotspotting has exclusively revealed to TPT New South Wales housing market’s five best regional hotspots for homebuyers and investors.

Townsville’s $200K price mismatch between new and existing homes drives demand into the established home market

Demand for established homes is expected to push prices up, with major local projects also seeing people move to Townsville.

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Work from home is here to stay, and Australia’s secondary offices are at a turning point

Secondary office assets face challenges with poor uptake and declining values, especially in B and C-grade properties.

Why Australia needs more industrial assets to boost productivity and growth

A new report reveals that Australia’s industrial assets handle over $1.2 trillion worth of products annually.

Sydney’s retail sector continues to improve, with one area boasting zero vacancy

Vacancy rates for Sydney’s prime retail core have dropped to 8.3%, with the one area recording vacancy rates of zero.

Construction titan Beehive Homes finds its new home in a prime Williamstown North warehouse

NSL Property Group facilitated the $650,000 deal, highlighting the property’s prime location and industrial versatility.

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Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold at 4.35% for March meeting

The hold was largely predicted, with many experts expecting a rate cut towards the end of this year.

Australia’s inflation rate stays at 3.4%: What it means for borrowers and savers

Annual inflation for January remained steady at 3.4%, signalling stability since November 2021 and a trend towards the RBA’s target band.

Could Molonglo become Canberra’s sixth town centre?

Population is rapidly growing, and may surpass numbers in the City Centre and Woden Valley.

Peak industry body urges the Australian government to double $3.5B housing target incentives

PCA calls for doubling $3.5 billion funding for surpassing national housing targets, addressing critically undersupplied property market.

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2024 total investment sales value set to hit up to S$23B

The sales value improvement amounts to a circa 10% increase on 2023 results.

Peck Seah Street shophouse comes to market in Tanjong Pagar

Ownership of shophouses along Peck Seah Street are tightly held and are hardly on the market.

Retail sector gets a workout as fitness and wellness growth becomes a key retail trend, and tourism rebound continues

The tourism recovery continues to buoy the retail sector and economy more broadly.

Something for the weekend: Refurbished and new shophouses

More of Singapore’s iconic shophouses have come to market.

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What is a buyer’s agent? And what are the benefits of using one?

A buyer’s agent combines industry expertise, a sharp eye, and removes the tedium of house hunting.

The 50 square metre solution getting people into their first homes and delivering an answer to nuanced housing needs

Small, modular homes could be a key part of the broader solution to Western Australia’s current housing challenges.

The hardest time ever to buy a house in Australia: How Australian home buying got so tough

We’re currently in a buyer’s market, but that doesn’t mean Australian house prices are crashing.

Why great housing design is better than the cookie-cutter approach

While design choices improve quality of the living spaces, they have little influence on borrowing capacity within the current system.

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Perth Design Week 2024’s program launches today, featuring expanded program and international collaboration

Perth Design Week 2024 unveils expanded program, featuring over 80 diverse events spanning exhibitions, talks, and installations.

Perth Design Week 2024: Perth’s best architects prove that smaller homes are in vogue

Perth Design Week 2024’s week-long itinerary of events, exhibitions and experiences promises a vibrant celebration of design excellence.

Top Australian downsizing locations revealed

Property Credit’s report reveals 12 locations across NSW, Queensland and Tasmania replete with opportunities for downsizers.

Revitalising urban jungles: University expert weighs in on why green spaces are the ultimate urban upgrade

Planning policies, funding disparities, and land constraints have exacerbated inequities in green space access in Australia.

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