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National vacancy rate tipped to push 3 per cent by the end of the year
30 April 2019

Despite dip in March, the national vacancy rate has been tipped by SQM Research to push the 3 per cent threshold by the end of the year.

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RBA rate cut imminent as inflation continues to stay stagnant
26 April 2019

We look set for an official interest rate cut before the federal election after inflation figures came in under target this week.

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APRA to wield the stick in favour of dangling the carrot
24 April 2019

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will be reaching for the stick rather than the carrot as it adopts a newer tough approach.

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Developers are upping commissions to get new apartment sales going
18 April 2019

Financial advisors and mortgage brokers are being offered big commissions – up to 30 per cent bigger than last year – to sell completed apartments during the downturn.

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Residential construction boom dead and buried: BIS
18 April 2019

New BIS Oxford Economics figures say Australia’s residential building boom is long gone and housing construction will fall 30 per cent from peak to trough over a two-year correction.

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