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Are greedy developers and landlords gouging childcare parents?

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Are greedy developers and landlords gouging childcare parents?


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Dodgy landlord blacklist and ban on rental bidding set to ease renters' woes

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Dodgy landlord blacklist and ban on rental bidding set to ease renters' woes


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House hunters eye Brisbane as Sydney, Melbourne markets lose appeal: CoreLogic

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House hunters eye Brisbane as Sydney, Melbourne markets lose appeal: CoreLogic


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Courting Chinese, Australian real estate agents hope new rules don't spoil Golden Week

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Courting Chinese, Australian real estate agents hope new rules don't spoil Golden Week


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Sydney, Melbourne property markets holding up 'stronger than we thought', says ANZ

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Sydney, Melbourne property markets holding up 'stronger than we thought', says ANZ


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Love It or List it: Why Melburnians are staying put

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Love It or List it: Why Melburnians are staying put


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Dear ghost home owner: prepare to be hit with more tax

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Dear ghost home owner: prepare to be hit with more tax


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  • Loan clampdown helped cool housing market, but investor risks could rise: RBA
    Loan clampdown helped cool housing market, but investor risks could rise: RBA

    , smh.com.au

    The Reserve Bank has warned about areas where it sees "potential risk" in the property investment market, such as the growing number of people with multiple investment properties, and an increase in investors aged over 60 who have a mortgage. The comments came despite the central bank saying the major banks' clampdown on riskier loans to property investors was helping to dampen risks in the Sydney and Melbourne property markets
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Property Markets

  • Loan clampdown helped cool housing market, but investor risks could rise: RBA
    Loan clampdown helped cool housing market, but investor risks could rise: RBA

    , smh.com.au

    The Reserve Bank has warned about areas where it sees "potential risk" in the property investment market, such as the growing number of people with multiple investment properties, and an increase in investors aged over 60 who have a mortgage. The comments came despite the central bank saying the major banks' clampdown on riskier loans to property investors was helping to dampen risks in the Sydney and Melbourne property markets
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Residential

  • House hunters eye Brisbane as Sydney, Melbourne markets lose appeal: CoreLogic
    House hunters eye Brisbane as Sydney, Melbourne markets lose appeal: CoreLogic

    , smh.com.au

    House hunters are steering away from Sydney and Melbourne and turning their attention to Brisbane, according to property data group CoreLogic. Investors are being turned off by affordability constraints in Sydney and Melbourne, and the sentiment that both markets are currently at their peak, CoreLogic head of research Tim Lawless says. More investors and prospective buyers are now looking at Brisbane, as recent migration growth and improving job prospects make it more attractive, he said
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Property Management

  • How to deal with a difficult landlord
    How to deal with a difficult landlord

    , realestate.com.au

    Rules about renting vary across Australia, but dealing with a nightmare landlord is difficult no matter where you live. Tenants Victoria spokesperson Devon LaSalle says the best way renters can survive a tense relationship with a difficult landlord, either directly or through an agent, is to arm themselves with knowledge and seek help if they need it. He says most of the complaints Tenants Victoria hears from renters relate to problems with getting repairs done, issues with getting bonds back and questions about notices to vacate
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Property Prices

  • Soaring Sydney house prices to spark mass migration north: Macquarie
    Soaring Sydney house prices to spark mass migration north: Macquarie

    , abc.net.au

    Soaring property prices in Sydney are likely to spark a fresh wave of migration into south-east Queensland, according to Macquarie Bank researchers. Key points: A net 130,000 are expected to move from Sydney to Brisbane in coming years due to cheaper property and good job prospects The shift north represents a $8.1bn transfer of wealth Melbourne is the only other capital gaining from net interstate migration Macquarie's equity strategy team said the economic fundamentals had aligned, "for another great wave of interstate migration into Queensland"
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Agents & Agencies

  • Dodgy landlord blacklist and ban on rental bidding set to ease renters' woes
    Dodgy landlord blacklist and ban on rental bidding set to ease renters' woes

    , theage.com.au

    Victoria's dodgiest landlords and real estate agents will be publicly named and shamed on a blacklist available to tenants as early as next year, the state government has pledged. The Andrews government is promising renters a fairer deal, with a ban on the "scourge" of rental bidding including new apps used for this purpose. The real estate industry has long used dreaded "tenancy databases", which charge a fee for the rental histories of prospective tenants
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Rentals

  • Dodgy landlord blacklist and ban on rental bidding set to ease renters' woes
    Dodgy landlord blacklist and ban on rental bidding set to ease renters' woes

    , theage.com.au

    Victoria's dodgiest landlords and real estate agents will be publicly named and shamed on a blacklist available to tenants as early as next year, the state government has pledged. The Andrews government is promising renters a fairer deal, with a ban on the "scourge" of rental bidding including new apps used for this purpose. The real estate industry has long used dreaded "tenancy databases", which charge a fee for the rental histories of prospective tenants
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Buildings

  • Traders look to exit Bourke Street Mall
    Traders look to exit Bourke Street Mall

    , smh.com.au

    Bourke Street Mall may be the beating heart of Melbourne's vibrant shopping scene, but some retailers are cracking amid tougher than expected trading conditions. The mall, the city's main pedestrian shopping thoroughfare, has some of the city's most sought-after retail real estate - commanding correspondingly steep rents - and is home to flagship department stores Myer and David Jones. The lure of shoppers flocking to Bourke Street made it the location of choice for well-resourced international fast fashion brands H&M and Zara when they established their first Australian stores several years ago
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