Property investing

Boom in new homes for Sydney CBD
JAN 21, 2013
There is marked variability across Sydney in terms of meeting housing targets set out in the Sydney 2036 Metropolitan Strategy, new data shows.
Over one third of homes worth less than their mortgages: report
OCT 17, 2012
Over 35 percent of people who have bought homes in Australia since 2008 now owe more money than their properties are worth, according to a report by J.P. Morgan.
What it costs to live in the world's 'least livable' cities
SEP 05, 2012
The least liveable cities in the world may not the first place an investor may look to buy, but who ever said conventional wisdom is the best wisdom?
Cash rate steady ahead of solid GDP result
SEP 04, 2012
The Reserve Bank of Australia has left the cash rate steady ahead of an expected solid economic growth reading in Wednesday's national accounts.
Full text of RBA's September rates announcement
SEP 04, 2012
Full text of the announcement by the RBA on Tuesday. The RBA left the cash rate at 3.5 per cent.
Channel Nine's Farmer Wants A Wife house listed
AUG 17, 2012
The mansion near Byron Bay where Paul Hogan married his Crocodile Dundee co-star Linda Kozlowski is up for sale.
The best property investments for $500k
JUL 20, 2012
Investors with just $500,000 to spend on an property may feel their options are narrow, but a new report shows plenty of opportunities for investments on a budget.
Housing sector in recession, industry says
MAY 31, 2012
Australia's housing sector says a sharp fall in building approvals indicate the sector has fallen into a recession.
Pitt Street Mall closing in on Fifth Avenue retail rents
SEP 08, 2011
You probably won’t bump into Carrie Bradshaw and her crew, but Sydney’s Pitt Street Mall is rapidly moving up the ranks of the world’s most expensive shopping streets.
Absentee investor alert: Nigerian scammers sell $410,000 house they didn’t own
AUG 23, 2011
It was marketed by LJ Hooker under the ironic headline “LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING!!!”