Buying property

Jennifer Hawkins, Jake Wall to spend $2 million on home
Construction costs on the Pittwater home of Myer model Jennifer Hawkins and her builder husband Jake Wall has been quoted at $2 million.
UK house prices edge upwards
House prices have continued to grow in the UK but the rate of growth is slowing according to figures for November.
Interest rate cut 'won't spur investment'
Interest rate are tipped to be cut to a new record low in 2015 but shareholders will ensure that companies don't embrace new spending.
Auction numbers hit record high
The number of housing auctions in capital cities hit a record high last week, according to CoreLogic RP Data, but clearance rates vary widely.
Canadian ghost town for sale
If you’re in the market for a fixer-upper with enormous potential and value for money, then the ghost town of Bradian in British Columbia could be for you.
Toni Collette withdraws appeal over house purchase row: report
Actress Toni Collette and her musician husband Dave Galafassi are believed to have withdrawn an appeal over the May court order that they pay $800,000 plus in damages after pulling out of a Paddington terrace purchase.
First home deposits take less time to save
First home buyers are taking less time to save enough money for a deposit for their first home, a study shows.
Aussie home affordability improves: report
First-time home buyers are joining the market as housing affordability improves for the fifth straight quarter, a Real Estate Institute report shows.
Time right for first time buyers: survey
Housing affordability for first home buyers has fallen to its lowest level since early 2010, a new survey has found.
Homes with stunning gardens currently on the market
With the spring selling season upon us, home owners and hopeful vendors are sprucing up their gardens and outdoor spaces in the hopes of enticing buyers who want more than a roof above their heads.