Real Estate


Darwin is Australia’s ‘property powerhouse’

While many overseas buyers are heading to Australia’s more popular state capitals – Perth, Sydney and Melbourne – it is a ‘crocodile infested backwater’ that is proving to be the nation’s most resilient property market.

Buyers believe Australian property market is ripe for the picking

Now is the time to invest in Australian property, according to a recent survey of prospective buyers.

CBD Energy is running on low as Tinkler property deals turn sour

LOSSES on a planned property development with coal investor Nathan Tinkler form part of a series of write-offs taken by former Impulse Airlines boss Gerry McGowan's latest venture, CBD Energy, which has pushed it to a revised $40.4 million loss for the year to June.

Sydney Harbour top property in Australian "Monopoly"

SYDNEY, Oct 30 (Reuters - Sydney's Opera House and Bondi Beach are amongst some of the iconic landmarks featuring in Australia's first official Sydney Monopoly board game, but Sydney Harbour scooped the title of most exclusive property.

Property market shows signs of life

The West Australian 15.10.2012
Property market shows signs of life

Australia's housing sector is showing tentative signs of improving, despite continued caution from property investors, economists say.

Home loan approval rates at highest level this year

THE property market is showing some signs of moving up the gears as the key spring selling period gather’s pace with home loan approvals registering their biggest rise in almost a year.

Income still attractive

The Sydney Morning Herald 09.10.2012

Investing in property? Get the details right

The Sydney Morning Herald 02.10.2012
Income still attractive

Domestic investors are still wary of Australian-listed property. Despite the sector gaining more than 20 per cent over the past year, making it the best-performing sector of the Australian sharemarket, domestic investors are not buying into the recovery. Many are still haunted by memories of the sector's spectacular blow-up during the depths of the global financial crisis.

Investing in property? Get the details right

The residential property market has been weak over the past couple of years but it continues to be a core investment, alongside shares, cash and fixed income securities. The lesson from the fall in prices since 2010 is that investors have to make sure they pay attention to all the details when they invest in real estate: get the right finance; be clear about all the costs they will have to pay and stay on top of tax issues.

Weak signs for industrial property in Melbourne

UNDERLYING demand for industrial property in Melbourne is set to weaken over the next 12 months in line with the Victorian economy, according to the forecaster BIS Shrapnel.

New season puts a spring in Perth's property market despite shortfall

Perth's property market is running low on homes to sell as it heads into the traditionally busy spring period, putting price rises on the horizon.

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