Farm Succession Planning: Balancing Financial and Emotional Aspects for Generational Transition

28 September

The Challenge Facing Farm Owners  The complexity of farm succession planning extends beyond mere financial transactions. For farm owners, navigating the transition of a generational asset such as a farm is both an economic and emotional endeavour....[Read More]

Spring auction rates heating up, just like the weather

27 September

There’s been a surge in the number of homes going under the hammer compared to the same time last year, as the busy spring selling season gets under way. The warm weather drew buyers to 2550 auctions in capital cities across the country this...[Read More]

Treasury warns rent freezes would reduce housing supply

27 September

Rent controls would negatively affect the quality and supply of homes and increase costs in the long term, Treasury officials warn. Senior department staff spoke about the impacts of rent freezes gathered from international research during a...[Read More]

Activities to try in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond

21 September

Every stage of life offers unique opportunities for personal growth and well-being, both physical and mental. Whether you’re in your 20s or beyond your 50s, there’s always something new to try that can keep you active and mentally stimulated....[Read More]

Towers to be torn down for first housing ‘accelerator’

20 September

Two “uninhabitable” towers in Melbourne’s inner-north will make way for Australia’s first social housing “accelerator” project to boost supply amid the national crisis. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese joined Victorian Premier Daniel...[Read More]

Considerations when preparing your home for sale

14 September

Preparing your home for sale in Australia requires a mix of strategic planning, maintenance, and marketing savvy. The process is a multi-faceted journey that encompasses both practical and aesthetic elements. Taking the time to optimally prepare...[Read More]

Rental properties disappear in property sell-off

13 September

Hundreds of thousands of rentals have disappeared from the national market as nervous investors lead a mass exodus from the real estate sector. Rental dwelling sales surged in the past 12 months, according to a survey of 1724 investors by the...[Read More]

The significance of eco-conscious living

7 September

Adopting an eco-conscious lifestyle has far-reaching implications for not only reducing your individual carbon emissions but also preserving valuable natural assets and contributing to a more liveable planet. Each of us, in our daily activities, has...[Read More]

All you need to know to get a home loan

7 September

When you get to work on the requirements, a mortgage or home loan application may seem to need an infinite amount of paperwork. However, your home loan provider is also required to conduct due diligence before they can approve a mortgage...[Read More]

Rental crisis supercharges discrimination: top advocate

30 August

The rental crisis is driving a growing number of Australians into homelessness, particularly people from marginalised communities, a parliamentary inquiry has heard. Homelessness Australia CEO Kate Colvin revealed the number of people accessing...[Read More]

Calls for defence to consider selling land for housing

30 August

The building lobby says an audit of the defence force estate is an important step towards unlocking land for housing. Former Defence Housing Australia managing director Jan Mason and Infrastructure Victoria chairman Jim Miller are leading the audit...[Read More]

Tips to maintain a good credit score

24 August

Your credit score is a numerical indicator lenders use to determine how risk-free you are as a borrower. It is based on the details in your credit report, such as your borrowing history and whether you have made timely payments. People with low...[Read More]

5 advantages of home ownership

24 August

Your decision to purchase a new house is a significant life event, and the thought of becoming a homeowner might be a little intimidating. However, homeownership brings with it several advantages, including the freedom to design your home as you...[Read More]

Regional house prices fall as interest rates rise

16 August

Regional housing markets are down year-on-year due to high interest rates and shifting migration patterns. CoreLogic’s latest regional market update, released on Tuesday, examined Australia’s largest non-capital city regions, finding housing...[Read More]

Deal for new dwellings to get nation’s house in order

16 August

States and territories will be offered financial incentives from a multibillion-dollar fund to boost housing supply, with national cabinet agreeing to increase the number of dwellings. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says 1.2 million new homes will...[Read More]