Five reasons why decarbonisation is a daunting frontier for construction

With the built environment accounting for a significant portion of greenhouse gas emissions, there is growing pressure to make substantial changes and soon.

Sydney’s luxury rentals triple the next most expensive city

The 12 month change in Sydney’s prime rentals eclipsed rent hikes in London, Miami, and more.

Carly Barrett and Paul Rossen awarded the AIA WA President’s Prize

This year’s award recipients have contributed towards growing public interest and understanding of architecture, as well as mentoring the next generation of architects.

Thinking of borrowing for a new home? We decode the home loan lingo and explore a common mistake

We take a look at everything from principal and interest to rates and more.

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Rentvesting in Australia: A deep dive

Rentvesting offers an alternative path into the property market for priced-out first-time buyers.

Bond disposals: The one thing you probably didn’t know

Reclaiming one’s bond can be a challenging process in today’s rental market; here is one little known method to protect yourself.

Strata properties as investments: All you need to know about investing in a Perth unit

As the cost of renting approaches the cost of a mortgage, more people are investing in units to escape the rental trap.

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.

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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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When will Australian property prices fall? One major challenge continues to prop prices up

Property prices are up by over 35% across the country since Covid, and while not the same story in each city, that’s little solace to prospective buyers pulling their hair out.

A window of opportunity could be open for savvy Australian property investors, but time is ticking

One expert has noticed investors are on the move while there’s less competition and fewer buyers in the marketplace.

Why Aussie property buyers aren’t waiting for rate cuts anymore

A surge in home loans shows buyers aren’t waiting for interest rates to drop before taking the plunge.

How population density is reshaping Australian cities

Explore the relationship between population density and housing trends.

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Australia’s return to office continues to shine as the US stagnates at 50 per cent of pre-Covid levels

The Australian office market records improved office occupancy while the United States lags behind on the return to office.

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.

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2024 Australian Interior Design Awards reveals a record 222 shortlisted projects

Sustainability, collaboration, and timeless natural materials were this year’s biggest trends.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) returns for its 7th edition, including several brand new award categories

This year’s awards include several brand new categories, with entries closing 2 August 2024.

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.

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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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Is the regional Victorian real estate market where Australia’s next property boom will be?

Recent sales data points towards the possible start of a new cycle in regional Victoria.

Back to the future: Can old-school neighbourhood design solve today’s problems?

Experts said they have never found a vessel that delivers community more effectively than the neighbourhood.

4 savvy ways first home buyers are getting into the property market

Discover how Australians are getting more creative when it comes to how they can purchase their first home.

Tech trends shaping the future of real estate development in Australia

AI, drones, and 3D printing are changing the property landscape.

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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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