Category: Property

Why you should run your property portfolio like a business

When people ask why I got into property, the answer is simple – I wanted to retire early and spend more time doing the things I love. By...

Where are we going with food in our centres?

The future of the old food courts has been in decline for some years now; over the past 10 to 15 years the rental growth has near exceeded...

How real estate agencies can compete with industry disrupters

The world of real estate is changing at a rapid pace, and the industry itself is facing a number of fundamental shifts. With a host of...

Westfield takeover will boost property market: Perpetual

The $32 billion Unibail-Rodamco takeover of Westfield is expected to release a flood of capital into Australia’s property market. About...

Westfield accepts $32 billion takeover bid

Sir Frank Lowy will sell his global shopping empire Westfield to Europe’s largest landlord, Unibail-Rodamco for $32 billion in what will...

Australian construction powers ahead

The Australian construction industry continues to expand with the Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian...

APRA hints at lending crackdown

APRA hints at lending crackdown

The prudential regulator has warned banks to stop approving extreme high loan-to-income mortgages. The alternative is that the regulator...

Hometime raises $1.5m funding to accelerate marketing and launch in new markets

Hometime (www.hometime.io), a Sydney-based property management company for the short-term rental market, including Airbnb, has closed a...

RBA watching loans for apartment building

RBA watching loans for apartment building

The Reserve Bank of Australia is keeping a sharp eye on apartment loans. Speaking to an Australia-China property conference, the RBA’s...

Growth in apartments shrinks the size of Aussie homes

Growth in apartments shrinks the size of Aussie homes

Australian homes are still among the world’s biggest but the size has shrunk to a 20 year low with the demand for apartments rising. A...