Vic removal of stamp duty exemption for OTP buyers 'final nail in coffin'
The Victorian government's decision to scrap the stamp duty exemption for buyers purchasing off-the-plan could mean lower supply of new dwellings, sending prices and rents higher, says Sam Tarascio of Salta Properties.
Melbourne apartments not up to new standards
Only 7.7 per cent of Melbourne's apartments would comply with new room-size standards, according to the latest research from Secret Agent.
Contemporary Fitzroy home for sale
This neo-modernist style property is the home of award-winning 'The Rosie Project' author Graeme Simsion and is for sale by Rick Daniel and Arch Staver of Nelson Alexander.
Tougher home lending not the answer for WA: REIWA, UDIA WA
Imposing tougher lending conditions in Western Australia could "see the green shoots that are just starting to emerge killed off", says UDIA WA CEO, Allison Hailes.
'Young guns' join established team at Allard Shelton
Allard Shelton is ushering in the next generation with the appointment of two new directors, James Gregson and Michael Ryan.
Get to know Gillian Yeap, CEO of communications agency Keep Left
Gillian Yeap is co-owner and CEO of PR and content marketing agency Keep Left. Her passion for property has seen her grow the company's property portfolio from one client to 20 per cent of the business in five years.
Coolum Beach property for sale
'Pacific Heights Court' is in a cul de sac on the highest point of Coolum Beach with views over miles of coastline. This property is for sale by Joseph Lordi of Sotheby's Queensland.
RBA uses strongest language yet to warn of housing 'risks'
As ABS data confirms that property prices are rising strongly in some cities, the minutes of the March Reserve Bank board meeting flags concerns about the "build-up of risks" in the housing market.
How to get the most 'bang' from your renovations 'buck'
As property prices rise, more people are choosing to renovate their existing homes. David Wood of hockingstuart says renovations to the kitchen and bathroom and improving the garden deliver the greatest capital returns.
Darwin's lows give first homebuyers a chance
With Darwin's median house price sitting at just under $600,000, first-home buyers might find some good buying opportunities in the Top End city.