Australia’s material prices find stability in Q3 2023 after 16 consecutive quarters of hikes

Despite falling material prices, Australia’s construction companies face tight margins, with some still going bust.

Australia’s property investment activity soars as investors scuttle to capitalise on overseas migration boom

Investors flock to property, lured by strong returns, rebounding property values, low vacancies, and population growth.

Australian property market set for rebound from Q3 2024

The downward market trend is expected to reverse in the third quarter of 2024, when forces constraining asset values and transactions ease.

RBA’s cash rate hike casts shadow on home building in Sydney and Melbourne

Leading indicators signal significant slowdown in home building activity, with approvals and lending hitting decade lows in 2023.

Real estate industry welcomes Cook Labor Government’s $24.4M WA Rent Relief Program

WA introduces ‘WA Rent Relief Program’, pledging $24.4M to help struggling renters through the rental crisis, starting December 2023.

Australian mortgage holders denied respite as RBA raises cash rate to 4.35%

After four months of pauses, the RBA has raised the official cash to 4.35 per cent, delivering a fresh dose of pain to Australian mortgage holders. 

COVID-19’s surprising impact: How Australia’s move towards solo living kickstarted the rental crisis

Lone occupancy is predicted to become a dominant trend in Australia’s future, as the ageing population grows and fewer people have children.

Why are mortgages failing in Sydney? The hidden factors behind the surge

Delayed effects of interest rate hikes pose a looming threat to property owners and developers.

Perth property market now has fewer than 5,000 homes on the market

The median time for a property to sell fell into single digits at nine days.

Australian rental market vacancy rates tighten again in September, dropping to new record low

Vacancy rates dropped another 0.06 percentage points to 1.06%.

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Commercial assets have faced volatility recently, driven by financing changes and demand fluctuations from institutions and funds.

WA has emerged as a property investment hub, and why that's a good thing

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