Features

  • A Big Deal: Matt Punter

    On what happened when his tenants became a client of his brokerage, and how working with an experienced accountant was a game changer

  • Opinion: Staying on top of your game

    With the significant focus on household debt and regulators on a knife edge when it comes to the property market, brokers need to assert the critical role they play in the credit chain

  • Prestige properties snapped up in London by BN

    After two years of plummeting prices in London's luxury property market, demand has suddenly spiked and prestige real estate agents can't get enough listings, according to a report in The Australian Financial Review

  • Bank non-performing loan ratios rising: RBA by BN

    The RBA released its September Financial Stability Review today, showing that the GFC was continuing to impact on the local mortgage business.

  • Gen Y keen to dive into property market - just not right now by BN

    A report released today showed that although there is a significant level of interest in property investment from Australians under 30, most are waiting for the new year before buying.

  • Investors step in to fill the first homebuyer gap by BN

    The number mortgages for owner occupied homes fell for the first time in 10 months in July, dropping by 2%, but the total value of investment housing commitments (trend) rose 1.0% compared with June 2009 according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

  • Home sales volume surges across Australia by BN

    The number of properties sold all over Australia jumped by a hefty 32% for the 12 months ending June, thanks to strong activity from first homebuyers and investors according to rpdata.com.