Stamp duty reform is needed in times of crisis where for every day parts of Australia are in lockdown, billions of dollars are taken away from subsidies to the states, says a UNSW property expert.
For the first time in decades, the property market no longer seems like a 'safe' investment
Millions of Australians are struggling with unaffordable housing. It’s a systemic problem that’s been decades in the making, and only concerted system-wide reforms will fix it.
Constructing buildings to rent, rather than sell, may fulfil important housing policy objectives – but it won't take off without tax reform.
Topping up deposits by as much as 15 percentage points will help, but housing isn't risk-free.
Australia’s housing obsession continues, and it’s difficult to assess the future path of interest rates, writes Richard Holden.
UNSW’s Dale Boccabella says it is time to start a debate over the desired tax status of homes.
The Sydney property market creates shocks that spill over to other capital cities, and Hobart is one of the worst affected, new research from the University of New South Wales shows.
Just how overpriced are Australian dwellings? and what is the outlook for house prices in the next few years? are two of the questions to be discussed at UNSW’s annual Real Estate Symposium.
Real estate websites Domain and REA are going head to head, but perhaps it's time to reinvent the game, writes Nick Wailes.