australian real-estate development

Why 100 years without slum housing in Australia is coming to an end

New research finds almost a million Australians are living in poor or very poor-quality housing, with more than 100,000 in dwellings regarded as very poor or derelict, writes… Emma Baker, University of Adelaide; Andrew Beer, University of South Australia, and Rebecca Bentley, University of Melbourne Truth be told, most Australians live in good housing. This...
Melbourne transport

Melbourne Central City Plans $7 Billion Arden Precinct

The Andrews Labor Government has released draft plans to create a new commercial and residential precinct across 56 hectares in North Melbourne, between Macaulay Road, Dryburgh Street and the Upfield rail line. North Melbourne’s ‘Arden precinct’ will be home to up to 15,000 people and up to 34,000 jobs, with new plans released for development...
first home buyers

Time for government to act for first home buyers

First home buyers are calling for more government support to help them get a foot on the property ladder, according to survey on Franchise brokerage Mortgage Choice’s annual First Home Buyer Survey has found 64.4% of first home buyers who purchased within the last 24 months would have bought sooner had they received more financial assistance.  In...

Investing attitudes in Australia shift with age

The elderly are into equity while property is popular with everyone, according to an analysis on Personal investment obviously depends on an individual’s wealth, lifestyle and living circumstances and in Australia, new research shows age plays a significant role too in determining the way people manage their savings. Independent financial services consultancy Rice Warner recently published...

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