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What’s really behind Australia’s soaring house prices? Part 2

In Part 1 of 'What's really behind Australia’s soaring house prices?' we discussed factors including financial deregulation, tax incentives, demographics, planning laws and urbanisation....

What’s really behind Australia’s soaring house prices? Part 1

People tend to treat complex issues as if they were simple ones. They want to know the definitive answer to a problem and get...

Melbourne’s 10 best growth suburbs under $1M

When looking for a new home determining where you can afford to buy and finding somewhere that will also suit your lifestyle can be...

The 7 best Australian towns for a seachange

Every year more and more Australians are opting for a slower pace of life and moving from capital cities to settle down in coastal...

What $600k can buy you in Australia’s capitals

With housing affordability such hot fodder for the mass media and perennial political debates, it’s no wonder Australian homebuyers, particularly those in Sydney and...

Top 5 Australian cities for international students

International students in Aus seem to be happy campus campers these days: according to the 2016 QS Best Student Cities index, Australia ranks at...

Build your new home in WA in these top land developments

There’s nothing as exciting (or as stressful!) as building a new home. Building a new home represents the start of a new chapter. Whether you’re looking...

The best Melbourne school zones to buy into right now

Government school zones or catchment areas are a restriction placed on the number of students a particular school can take based on a geographical...

Affordability woes drive first home buyers south-west of Sydney

The unique blend of competitive pricing, low interest rates and spacious family homes has drawn crowds of first home buyers to Metro Property Development...