Who is eligible for the Home Builder Grant?

Here is a quick summary of the eligibility criteria for the Homebuilders Grant• Need to sign a building contract by 31 Dec 2020• Must earn less than $125K a year as an individual or less than $200K as a couple• … Continue reading

Home Auction Results Continue Their March Towards New Highs Across Parts Of Sydney

On Tuesday the 3rd of March the Reserve Bank Of Australia cut official interest rates by 25 basis points to a new record low of 0.5 per cent because of an expected delay in full employment and the inflation target … Continue reading

Australia’s Property Market Continues It’s Strong Performance As The Number Of Auctions Surge

As the number of auctions across the country increased last weekend the property market continued to perform strongly with impressive clearance rates for Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney’s preliminary clearance rate was 81.4 per cent, the highest recorded clearance rate across … Continue reading

Changes To NSW Residential Laws To Start On March 23 2020

With more than 30 per cent of the NSW population now renting, the NSW Fair Trading confirmed in a recent post to its website changes to the NSW tenancy laws that start on 23 March 2020, which are designed to … Continue reading

New Report Suggests Sydney House And Apartment Prices Set To Rise Further in 2020

By the end of 2020, it’s expected Sydney house prices will rise by 10 per cent to a new median of about $1.25 million, while apartments will rise 8 per cent to a new median of $790,000, according to the … Continue reading

Greater Western Sydney’s Norwest Suburb Records The Largest Price Increase Up By $305,000

The Reserve Bank’s rate cuts combined with the election results and changes to bank lending saw around one in five suburbs return positive price gains over the year to December, according to the latest Domain House Price Report. The Sydney … Continue reading

NSW Government Unveils ‘6 Pillars’ Plan For The Future Of Building And Construction

The NSW Upper House will resume debate on the Design and Building Practitioners Bill in late February 2020; that the Government says, if passed, will mean dodgy developments will be a thing of the past. The proposed Bill seeks to … Continue reading

NSW Property Confidence Improves In Recent Survey

The recent recovery of the housing market has helped to lift industry confidence in the NSW property market, according to the latest ANZ/Property Council Survey which measures expectations about property industry conditions over the next twelve months. The Property Industry … Continue reading

Home Buyer Searches Up By 37 Per Cent Along Sydney’s Metro Northwest

As you would expect, suburbs along the new $7.3 billion metro line are receiving substantially more online searches since the project opened in May, up by 37 per cent in recent months. Across the 13 stations linking Chatswood to Rouse … Continue reading

First Home Buyers Will Struggle To Compete With Property Investors As The Low Price Buying Window Is Set To Close In 2020

The buying is still great for property investors and first home buyers, right now, since the price correction saw Sydney prices drop 15 after peaking in mid-June 2017 and the prices in Melbourne dropped 10%. However, the great buying window … Continue reading