Shaking up stamp duty
NSW brokers and real estate experts share their thoughts on buyers' newfound option to pay an annual property tax instead of stamp duty
Best interests at heart
AB sits down with four award-winning brokerages to talk BID, with the new regulation going live in just a few days' time
Investors lured to the regions
Survey shows investors are shifting focus to a land of golden opportunities: regional Australia
Lending reforms a step in the right direction
Brokers in for an even busier 2021 given the government's plan to increase the flow of credit
Property price growth in the forecast
Over the last six months we've heard forecasts of property prices falling by anywhere from 10% to 40% as a result of the pandemic's impact. Now the tide has turned, and many are predicting far slower rates of decline – and even growth beyond 2021. What is driving this swift about-face in such uncertain times?
Six months in: How are house prices faring?
Forecasts and predictions that the pandemic is going to push real estate prices off a cliff have not yet eventuated – and many experts believe that suggestions of huge property price falls are overblown. What does the data say?