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Housing Market under locked down

Is the housing market faring better through lockdowns in 2021? Eliza Owen 2 Sep 2021 The past 16 months have seen remarkable levels of adaption in the real estate sector, government stimulus and economic decline and recovery. Amid renewed and extended lockdowns, some indicators suggest the housing market has been even more resilient to lockdowns…

First Home Buyer Assistance Scheme

First Home Buyer Assistance Scheme

First Home Buyer Assistance scheme If you’re a first home buyer, you may be entitled to a concessional rate of transfer duty or even an exemption from paying it altogether under the First Home Buyers Assistance scheme (FHBAS). Unlike the First Home Owner Grant, the FHBAS applies to buying an existing home buying a new home and vacant…

Homebuilder Grant: build a new home or substantially renovate an existing home

HomeBuilder provides eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home or substantially renovate an existing home. HomeBuilder will assist the residential construction market by encouraging the commencement of new home builds and renovations this year. WHAT IS HOMEBUILDER? HomeBuilder is a time-limited, tax-free grant program to help…

Western Sydney: The next best or the current best?

‘Western Sydney is Australia’s most vibrant and ethnically diverse population growth sites’: Is this statement true for today or for tomorrow? As per statistics, Western Sydney is Australia’s third-largest and fast-growing Economy. Western Sydney Properties and Real Estate businesses in this are adding a good share to this growth. New airport to open at Badgerys Creek…

Loose-fill asbestos program by NSW Government

Matt Kean MP Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation NSW Government strengthens loose-fill asbestos program 9 June 2017 The NSW Government has strengthened the Loose-fill Asbestos Insulation Program to support more residents across the state, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean announced today. Free tests are now being offered in the Tamworth Regional Council area…

Property News: NSW GOV.COM.AU

Property Related news from NSW Government Greater Choice and Transparency for Homeowners 3 November 2016 The NSW Government today announced an overhaul of the NSW Home Building Compensation Fund (HBCF) to enable private insurers to enter the market and improve protections for consumers against incomplete and defective work. HBCF is a mandatory insurance product which…

New Residential Buildings to fall by 50%

New residential buildings to fall by 50%  Latest news from REINSW Published on 3 August 2016 New multi-residential buildings for the whole of Australia are forecast to plummet by 50% by 2020, but there will be a tsunami of supply over the next 12 months, except in NSW. This is according to analyst and forecaster…

Latest Property Auction Sale Results

Latest property auction sale results Knowledge of property Auction results is very critical as a vendor as well as a buyer. Knowing how many homes in your target suburb didn’t sell this week – or how much your boss’s seven-bedroom mansion sold for? I mean, come on. This is seriously riveting stuff. You can’t attend…

Sydney’s most liveable suburbs

Sydney’s most liveable suburbs – Domain Liveable Sydney 2016 What makes  Liveable suburbs? Liveability explained by Adam Terrill of Tract Consultants. A new study launched by Domain ranks 555 Sydney suburbs based on liveability. A total of 16 indicators were used to determine  Liveable suburbs, including transport, education, traffic, views, proximity to employment hubs and access…