The NSW State Government’s New Medium Density Housing Code Changes – “The Missing Middle” – Is Set To Bring Sweeping Opportunities For Property Investors Across NSW

On the 6th July the NSW State Government is making new code changes state wide to streamline the development of more medium density housing. The code changes are contained in the Government’s new Medium Density Housing Code, with the concept being called … Continue reading

Mark Bouris Shares His View And Support For Long Term Renting Options For Australians

Having built his multimillion dollar business and personal fortune selling home loans, Mark Bouris is now sharing his view on changing the Australian tenancy laws by suggesting government should take a serious look into offering tenants the option of long-term … Continue reading

Medium Scale Sustainable Property Developments Gain Momentum

With the success of the sustainable apartment development project, The Commons, a 24 unit development in Florence Street Brunswick that won the country’s top architectural award for multi-residential housing in 2014, there were always going to be more sustainable projects … Continue reading

Australian Property Confidence Hits Record High, Latest Survey Reveals

More than 1000 property industry professionals including owners, developers, agents, managers, consultants and government – across all major industry sectors and Australian regions who were surveyed for the June 2018 quarter, expressed overall strong optimism in a new record high … Continue reading

Large Property Developers Invest In Solar

Last week we looked at some of the issues behind the slow uptake of solar by property investors and what it would take to reach a tipping point. At the same time, one of Australia largest developers, Stockland recently announced … Continue reading

When Will Investing In Solar Make Sense For Property Investors?

It is estimated that around 26 percent of residential rooftops have solar panels; with that number expected to grow each year. However only one in every hundred is the proportion commonly cited of tenanted homes that have solar panels. The … Continue reading

More Medium Density Housing Needed To Ease Housing Affordability – Says New Report

Several measures have been highlighted to State and Federal Governments to help ease the current housing affordability issues across Australia in a new report from the Grattan Institute called – Housing affordability: re-imagining the Australian dream. The report suggests that … Continue reading

Travellers and Overseas Buyers Name Manly As The Number 1 Australian Beach And Suburb

Having recently been named Australia’s top beach, and 16th in the world, in TripAdvisors 2018 Travellers’ Choice Awards, Manly was also recently identified as Australia’s top overseas destination for house hunters searching for a place in Australia to call home. … Continue reading

The New Western Sydney Airport – What Does It Mean For Property Investors?

The NSW Government is soon to release an interim plan that will outline the Government’s plan for delivering new jobs, homes, infrastructure and services in and around the new Western Sydney Airport. Once the interim plan is released, the next … Continue reading

Grow West – The NSW Government’s 20 Year Greater Parramatta Growth Plan

More jobs, improved infrastructure, and public transport and greater housing choice are the key pillars of the New South Wales Government’s interim growth plan for the greater Parramatta area. The Government’s interim plan, called the Land Use and Infrastructure Implementation … Continue reading