Sydney, Melbourne sellers rush to list properties as prices soar
Sellers in Sydney and Melbourne rushed to put their properties on the market in March - before ripe conditions turn sour.
RBA governor says supply key to improving housing woes
Philip Lowe, governor of the RBA, last night said that increasing supply was the key to easing the housing crisis, but tighter lending rules help to put the economy on a more sustainable footing.
Award winning Hamilton home for sale
'Cremorne' sits on top of Hamilton Hill with 180-degree views of the CBD and Brisbane River. The property is for sale by Sarah Hackett and Damian Hackett of Place Bulimba.
Borrowers well placed to withstand modest rises in interest rates
Borrowers have not rushed to fix mortgage interest rates as rates rise, says John Flavell, CEO of Mortgage Choice.
Get to know Seada Linardi, founder of SLAB Architecture
Seada Linardi was motivated to start her own firm, SLAB Architecture, by a desire to be a 'girl boss', as well as by her interest in forming a creative hub.
Construction boom driving sector, shows Kitchens and Bathrooms Report
Kitchen and bathroom renovations will pick up as the construction boom eases, says Harley Dale, chief economist of the HIA.
Modern waterfront in Bicheno for sale
'Seamist' is on the East Coast of Tasmania and is a contemporary home designed by Glen Smith Associates and is for sale by Nicolette van Wijngaarden of Unique Estates Australia.
Auction market still going strong
The national auction market achieved a clearance rate in the high 70s again last week.
Make it easier for pensioners to downsize, says Property Council
Reducing transaction costs for the elderly could add 50,000 properties to the market and improve overall housing affordability, says Ken Morrison, chief executive of the Property Council.
Company tax cut good news for builders
Denita Wawn, CEO of Master Builders Australia, says the senate's passing of the tax cut bill is good news for small builders, but she is calling on the government to lower taxes for larger businesses too.