Perth house prices: The federal electorates where house prices continue to keep falling

House prices across Perth have continued to fall since the last federal election, with prices in all electorates declining except for Stirling, new Domain data has revealed. Domain economist Trent Wiltshire said after signs of a turnaround in early 2018, Perth property prices have fallen further. “The negative impact of tighter bank lending conditions and…

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Federal budget 2019: Government slammed for lack of affordable housing measures

The federal government has come under fire for its lack of focus on new housing affordability measures in Tuesday night’s budget. Despite Treasurer Josh Frydenberg declaring “housing affordability is a priority for our government”, there were no new announcements on the issue. The Coalition recommitted to its promise from last year’s budget to give $1.6…

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Federal budget 2019: Little for housing affordability amid property slowdown

Remember the housing affordability budget? In only two years, Australia’s housing market has gone from a boom that required urgent intervention to help prospective buyers – to a slowdown that poses risks for the economic outlook. This year’s federal budget contains little to help those who still can’t get onto the property ladder as house prices…

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The $2.5 million reno that transformed one of Hamilton’s worst houses into a showstopper

It’s hard to believe it’s even the same house. Up until three years ago, 7 Langside Road, Hamilton sat perched on a hill in Brisbane’s original old money suburb as an uncomfortable reminder of 1970s brick architecture. Clearly out of place amid the grand multimillion-dollar estates Hamilton is renowned for, its rippled orange brick, brown tiled…

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