• Federal Government extends HomeBuilder program for another three months but at a lower rate

    A Federal Government program offering cash grants for housing construction projects has been extended, but at a lower amount. Key points: The HomeBuilder program, due to finish at the end of the year, will be extended until March 31 Contracts signed between January and March next year will attract a lower rate of $15,000 People […]read more »

    2nd February 2021

  • Attention Millenials…Experts predict build-to-rent revolution coming to Australia.

    The number of homes built explicitly to rent out is set to take off in Australia over the next five years, housing industry experts have predicted. They’ll be nothing like we’ve seen before, either, with building managers looking after apartments, staff to look after leases and run “community” events, and onsite cafes, shops and work […]read more »

    5th December 2017

  • 4 Budget-Friendly Interior Design Tips.

    Whether you’re redecorating or building a new home, it’s nice to be able to cut back on expenses. Knowing exactly the amount of money you have to work with helps you plan out the design project and stay on track with the spending. Are you looking to buy new furniture? What about lighting fixtures and […]read more »

    17th October 2017

  • More jobs and green shoots in resources a positive sign for WA economy.

    There is cautious economic optimism about green shoots in the resources sector and sections of the jobs market as well as promising signs real estate has bottomed out. A surge in mineral exploration has put about half a dozen jobs on the verge of a skills shortage, according to Hays recruitment. The number of mineral […]read more »

    12th September 2017

  • Federal Budget 2017: First Home Buyers get ‘super’ saver scheme.

    Saving a deposit is the toughest challenge for first-home buyers and the federal government has promised to provide a helping hand with a new savings initiative worth $250 million. The First Home Super Saver Scheme will allow entry-level buyers to save funds at a discounted tax rate by making additional contributions to their superannuation. These […]read more »

    16th July 2017

  • FHOG Now a WHOPPING 15K!

    THOSE struggling to buy their first home have been given an extra boost with the WA Government increasing the First Home Owners Grant as well as Keystart lending criteria. The grant has increased by $5000 up from $10,000 and will take effect from January 1,2017 for 12 months. The metropolitan income limit for Keystart loans […]read more »

    17th March 2017

  • Perth – A Buyers Market!

    The Perth housing market has been in a recession for the past three years and has lost about 15 per cent in post-inflation real terms since the peak of mining boom activities in early 2007. Figures produced by the Real Estate Institute of WA indicate the property market may have stabilised in the December quarter […]read more »

    16th March 2017