Approvals for the construction of new homes rose 11.7 per cent in November, beating market expectations of a one per cent decline.Read More
Construction activity has continued to expand in December thanks to a rise in employment but the industry's overall growth momentum is slowing, new figures show.Read More
A Melbourne branch of real estate agency Hocking Stuart has been fined $160,000 for breaching consumer laws by "plainly deliberate" underquoting.Read More
Property investment in China rose 7.8 per cent in January-October from the same period a year earlier, slowing from an 8.1 per cent gain in the first nine months of 2017, official data shows.Read More
The Northern Territory government could introduce a land tax or dump stamp duty and it says all options are on the table as it scrambles to boost revenue.Read More
The number of new apartments being built across Australia has fallen for the third consecutive month, the latest Ai Group Performance of Construction Index shows.Read More
A move to give Victorian tenants more rights risks driving landlords out of the market, Victoria's real estate institute warns.Read More
McGrath Limited expects its full-year earnings will be lower than a key analyst's estimate, following a weaker-than-expected first four months of trading.Read More
House prices that collapsed after the mining boom ended in Western Australian and Queensland are starting to recover in some towns, a new report suggests.Read More
Home sales across Australia's capital cities have risen slightly in the past week, but the market remains soft with prices steady.Read More
Developers and landowners will have to give the Victorian government more than $16,000 for every dwelling in a new suburb on the edge of Melbourne's CBD.Read More
The closure of steelmaker Arrium would cause Australia's construction industry to collapse within six weeks, its administrator says.
"The impact would be felt far and wide. Arrium long-form structural steel makes up 70 per cent of Australian steel making in infrastructure and construction," KordaMentha's Mark Mentha told AAP on Tuesday.Read More
The real estate industry is set to launch a grassroots campaign attacking Labor's policy to curb tax breaks for property investors.Read More
New super-tall skyscrapers could be banned in central Melbourne unless they include a park, a childcare centre or an iconic city laneway.Read More
The demise of car manufacturing in Victoria is set to do to Melbourne property prices what the end of the mining boom did to Perth's housing market, research shows.Read More
Soaring business conditions have increased chances the Reserve Bank will hold rates this year.
Overall business conditions rose from +8.0 to +12 points in March, according to the National Australia Bank's Monthly Business Survey, released Tuesday.Read More
China is in a free-fall, property has peaked and there is talk of a recession. How do you make sure you come out ahead?Read More
Approvals for the construction of new homes rose 3.1 per cent in February, which was better than market expectations of a three per cent rise.Read More
Many Australians have been too busy enjoying the long weekend to bother selling houses, while auction clearance rates have slipped below 70 per cent for the second week in a row.
A public holiday for half of Australia on Monday has pushed auction volumes significantly lower, the latest weekly reading on the housing market shows.Read More
A 4.5 per cent increase in home loans has helped lift Mortgage Choice lift its half year profit.
The home loan broker says its residential loan book increased from $48 billion to $50.2 billion in the six months to December 31.Read More