Category: Property

Investors pull away from property market

  Investor home loans dropped to a two year low in April. Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show mortgage...

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...