Foreign investors face a raft of new government charges and restrictions on Australian real estate purchases in 2017.
A survey of industry participants shows confidence in the property sector is at a two-year high, despite the prospect of higher interest rates and the slowing trend in building approvals.
Building approvals rebounded in November, but the underlying trend remains soft.
The Seasteading Institute plans to build a floating city in French Polynesia.
The Real Estate Institute of Queensland has launched a new training website, to help those considering a real estate career in the new year.
Simon Cohen, co-founder and managing director of Cohen Handler, recommends buying property near new infrastructure in 2017.
Sussan Ley's decision to purchase her third investment property on a taxpayer funded trip makes her appear out of touch with everyday Australians, many of whom can't afford to buy their own home.
Value capture is no "magic pudding" that can solve Australia's infrastructure problems, says Ken Morrison, Chief Executive of the Property Council of Australia.
The number of first-time property buyers purchasing an investment property instead of a home is increasing, according to two new sets of data.
Australian homeowners can do their bit to help Santa find them on Christmas Eve.
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