Australia's housing investment construction boom is drawing to a close
18 May 2017

The housing construction boom, which has propped up the national economy since the end of the mining boom, is fast approaching its end.

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First-home buyer super plan to fight housing affordability crisis
16 May 2017

As part of the Federal Government’s Budget housing affordability measures, first-home buyers can now use up to $30,000 of voluntary superannuation contributions to put towards a deposit on their first home.

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Negatively geared landlords lose travel perks in Budget
12 May 2017

The Federal Government is cracking down on negatively geared landlords who claim travel expenses when they inspect their properties.

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Home buyers to pay GST on new dwellings to combat ‘phoenixing’
11 May 2017

A change to GST in the Budget will mean homebuyers will soon have to send the Australian Taxation Office a cheque for GST on new dwellings.

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Major banks hit with new Budget levy
10 May 2017

Australia’s big banks have been hit with a bank levy in today’s Federal Budget that will raise $6.2 billion over four years.

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