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  1. 13 November 2019 Community spirit thrives with spooktacular family fun at Wirraway Park

    Zombies, mummies, ghosts and vampires descended upon Wirraway Park in Thornton last night at the Halloween Movie Night raising money for Camp Quality.

  2. 17 October 2019 Torhaven Park wins one award and is nominated for three others

    A new Defence Housing Australia (DHA) residential community at Ipswich has been recognised for its treatment of floodplains at Torhaven Park—avoiding the creation of a large, unusable space with bio-retention drain and instead delivering a highly activated community asset.

  3. 31 July 2019 Rental as anything: the hidden costs of property investment

    There can be more to budgeting an investment property than meets the eye. We explore the pitfalls - and a good alternative.

  4. 9 July 2019 How to ensure you get that loan in a jittery market

    A skittish economy makes borrowing for an investment property much harder. Here are some ways to convince prospective lenders you’re worth it.

  5. 2 May 2019 DHA nominees accepted into Jawun secondment program

    As part of our commitment to reconciliation and building closer partnerships with Indigenous Australians, we have endorsed three employee nominations for the Jawun APS secondment program.

  6. 15 April 2019 From first to last: How to buy property at three life stages

    Whether you’re starting out or set to retire, investing in property is a major move. We investigate strategies for various life stages.

  7. 10 April 2019 DHA welcomes two Legatee’s to the team

    Following the successful launch of DHA’s Legacy internship program last year, two new Legacy interns have joined DHA in 2019.

  8. 26 March 2019 Regional spotlight: Hunter Valley

    Sydneysiders seeking a change of pace and lower living costs are looking north – and they’re seeing the Hunter Valley.

  9. 19 March 2019 Practical ideas for painless property investment

    There’s no need to lose sleep over buying an investment property. We’ve got four ways to help you shore up a pretty sure bet.

  10. 8 March 2019 International Women's Day 2019 - Amy Cuddihy

    DHA Acting Manager, Governance and Legislative Compliance, Amy Cuddihy knows all too well the struggle that some women face trying to find a balance between cementing a place in the workforce and raising a family.

  11. 8 March 2019 ‘Balance for Better’

    International Women’s Day is recognised and celebrated around the globe on March 8 annually to commemorate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women—throughout history and across borders.

  12. 7 March 2019 Neighbours unite to celebrate Parks Week at Bluewattle

    Residents at Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) Bluewattle development in Rasmussen will come together for dinner under the stars in Jeff Caddies Park as they welcome new neighbours and celebrate the beginning of Parks Week this Friday 8 March 2019.

  13. 4 March 2019 Deebing Heights community celebrates newest parkland

    Families from all over Ipswich and Springfield have flocked to Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) latest development in Deebing Heights for a free family fun day, celebrating the opening of a new two million dollar park.

  14. 13 February 2019 Capital spotlight: Adelaide

    When the going got tough, South Australia got growing. Here’s why Adelaide is really looking up.

  15. 6 February 2019 Hot, cold or just right? Let’s talk risk appetite

    Investors largely fall into three distinct categories of risk tolerance. We explore each profile – and offer a few investment ideas.

  16. 4 February 2019 Townsville flooding emergency

    In the past week Townsville has received more than a year’s worth of rain, resulting in mass flooding and the evacuation of homes.

  17. 24 January 2019 Region spotlight: Ipswich

    A little slice of south-east Queensland is punching well above its weight. Here’s why Ipswich is on the upswing.

  18. 23 January 2019 $15 million northern beaches building boom gathers pace

    Darwin’s northern growth area is continuing to dominate the local property market with more than 50 homes worth $15 million currently under construction and dozens more due to be completed throughout 2019.

  19. 23 January 2019 Capital spotlight: Brisbane

    Brisbane is giving its bigger east-coast city siblings a good run for investors’ money. We find out why its star is rising.

  20. 23 January 2019 Regional spotlight: Ipswich

    A little slice of south-east Queensland is punching well above its weight. Here’s why Ipswich is on the upswing.

  21. 22 January 2019 Capital spotlight: Darwin

    Darwin’s property market has been fairly dormant in recent years, but now experts are spotting green shoots. We take a closer look.

  22. 21 January 2019 DHA hosts Akuna Vista Cricket Clinic with Big Bash Cricketers

    Howzat! DHA, one of Australia’s leading property developers, stumped up with the goods over the weekend, hosting a free cricket clinic at Schofields Park, for boys and girls aged 5 to 15.

  23. 19 December 2018 DHA bids fond farewell to retiring Managing Director, Jan Mason Defence Housing

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) Managing Director, Ms Jan Mason, has announced her retirement after a long and distinguished career.

  24. 10 December 2018 Team behind Terraces announces new Adelaide project

    The developer behind Adelaide’s most recently awarded residential development, The Princes Terrace, is preparing to begin work on another major project in Adelaide.

  25. 21 November 2018 Leasing guru named DHA employee of the year

    In 2011, Stephen Bond had never heard of Defence Housing Australia (DHA) nor had any connection to the Australian Defence Force. Seven years later, he has been recognised as DHA’s Employee of the Year at DHA’s annual awards night paying tribute to his natural leadership style and dedicated work ethic.

  26. 15 November 2018 Defence developments on trend for sustainability and style

    DHA development projects have won a host of blue ribbon awards for a surprising name in Australia’s property development industry.

  27. 12 November 2018 Boys in blue buy into Bluewattle

    Award-winning developer, Defence Housing Australia (DHA), is pleased to announce the latest residents to move into its Bluewattle development will be the boys in blue!

  28. 12 November 2018 Aulds Road site to be transformed into parkland community

    Award winning developer, Defence Housing Australia (DHA), has turned the first sod on its newest land development in South-East Queensland.

  29. 2 November 2018 Spook-tacular family fun raises money for sick kids

    Neighbours from near and far flocked to the newly-opened Wirraway Park in hoards for a ‘frightfully’ good night of fun, food and family entertainment, hosted by award-winning developer Defence Housing Australia.

  30. 24 October 2018 Coolong Gardens, Baldivis: where the lake and coast comes to life

    Award winning developer, Defence Housing Australia (DHA), has completed sub-division works on its newest land development in WA—Coolong Gardens.

  31. 23 October 2018 The DHA pin wall is back

    Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) popular pin wall is back as one of two interactive activities for the 2018 Invictus Games Sydney, awaiting a new wave of visitors and creative poses.

  32. 22 October 2018 Rex D. Dog set to teach Defence kids a few new tricks at Invictus

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) will play an important role at the 2018 Invictus Games, not only as an official supporter but also by providing entertainment to kids of Defence competitors who have travelled from near and far to support their loves ones.

  33. 22 October 2018 Thunderstorms won’t dampen Invictus Games celebrations

    The Invictus Games 2018 opening ceremony might have been delayed by thunderstorms on Saturday night, but nothing was going to stop the 500 plus athletes and their families celebrating the beginning of the games down under.

  34. 16 October 2018 DHA staff step up to help our wounded warriors

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) staff will play a crucial role in the 2018 Invictus Games, volunteering their time in order to make the games a memorable and inspiring experience for competitors, their families and spectators.

  35. 15 October 2018 The Prince’s Terrace Adelaide takes top national honours for sustainable design

    Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) residential development in Bowden South Australia, The Prince’s Terrace Adelaide, has taken home two prestigious industry awards at the 2018 Architecture and Design Sustainability Awards on Thursday 11 October.

  36. 3 October 2018 DHA begins Invictus Games countdown

    As an official supporter of the Invictus Games 2018, Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has begun the countdown to the launch of the Sydney-based sporting competition.

  37. 20 September 2018 DHA Liv Apartments awarded for excellence in high-density living

    Defence Housing Australia’s contemporary Liv Apartments project in Fremantle, has won the Award for Excellence in High Density Development at the Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA) awards.

  38. 20 September 2018 DHA The Prince’s Terrace wins inaugural Urban Developer Award for Excellence in Sustainability

    Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) development in Bowden SA, The Prince’s Terrace, has won the Award for Excellence in Sustainability at the inaugural The Urban Developer Awards.

  39. 14 September 2018 Liv comes alive

    Defence Housing Australia’s contemporary Liv Apartments complex was officially unveiled today, offering exciting new options for Western Australians seeking a convenient and modern lifestyle, while minimising their footprint on the planet.

  40. 20 August 2018 Celebrating 30 years of service

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) staff, Board members and special guests gathered at the National Press Club in Canberra on Thursday 16 August to celebrate 30 years of service.

  41. 31 July 2018 Take a fresh look at the Defence Community Hub

    As this year’s posting orders start to roll out, it’s a great time for Defence members and their families to take a fresh look at the Defence Community Hub to learn all about their new posting location.

  42. 12 June 2018 Mount Lofty DA lodged

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) lodged a Development Application (DA) with Council today for the development of 344 residential lots, sized from 400m2 to 2400m2, on a 52-hectare section of the former rifle range site at Mount Lofty.

  43. 18 May 2018 Former Schofields Aerodrome site to be developed by Defence Housing Australia

    Award winning developer, Defence Housing Australia (DHA), turned the first sod at their new 1,100 lot residential development in Sydney’s growing north-west region, today.

  44. 17 May 2018 DHA’s relocation to Gungahlin

    The Minister for Defence Personnel, the Hon Darren Chester MP, and Senator for the ACT, the Hon Zed Seselja, announced on 16 May 2018 that the Government will be relocating Defence Housing Australia (DHA) from its head office in Barton to the town centre of Gungahlin by March 2022.

  45. 17 May 2018 First tenants enjoy some right royal comfort

    When Air Force Squadron Leader Sarah Jackson says her new house is cool, she means it literally!

  46. 17 May 2018 When it comes to green homes, the proof is in the stars

    In 2015 Defence Housing Australia (DHA), Prince Charles’ personal charity, The Prince's Trust, and Renewal SA shook hands on an ambitious project to design and deliver some of the most efficient and sustainable homes in Australia.

  47. 16 April 2018 Homes for heroes nearing completion

    Upgrade works at Seaward Village, housing Australian Defence Force members at Campbell Barracks, Western Australia, are well underway with 58 houses in stage one nearing completion.

  48. 15 April 2018 Residents affected by the fire in Moorebank Ave, Holsworthy

    To residents living in DHA housing and impacted by the fire in the Moorebank Ave, Holsworthy, area - please note: our out-of-hours emergency support service is available.

  49. 28 March 2018 Local artist to shine new light on Freo’s Liv Apartments

    Acclaimed Perth visual artist Rick Vermey has been announced as the successful candidate to design an exciting new public artwork for Defence Housing Australia’s Liv Apartments in Fremantle, WA.

  50. 28 March 2018 Clear skies ahead for Akuna Vista development at Schofields Aerodrome

    Award-winning developer Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is excited to announce approval for the first stage land release of a major new housing project, which will see the former Schofields Aerodrome site transformed into a thriving residential community.

  51. 18 March 2018 Tropical Cyclone Marcus

    Darwin was subject to severe weather over the weekend due to Tropical Cyclone Marcus, with power, road closures, fallen trees, debris, and housing damage reported across Darwin.

  52. 15 March 2018 DHA launches exciting new residential project in Hastings

    An exciting new residential project in Hastings on the Mornington Peninsula was officially launched today by award-winning developer Defence Housing Australia (DHA).

  53. 11 March 2018 DHA launches exciting new residential project in Baldivis

    An exciting new residential project in Baldivis, Western Australia, has been launched by award-winning developer Defence Housing Australia (DHA).

  54. 1 March 2018 New park that honours war heroes takes flight at Wirraway

    An exciting new aviation-themed park at Wirraway in Thornton was opened today, featuring a fitness station, half-sized basketball court, shared cycle paths and a skateboard berm.

  55. 22 February 2018 How to ride the cycles like a savvy investor

    Get the 'hot' tips on how smart investors weather a 'not-so-hot' property market.

  56. 20 February 2018 Should you chase rental yield or capital growth?

    Rental Yields or Rental Growth. Both have their advantages, but deciding which is right for you will come down to your personal circumstances. Does DHA have the answer?

  57. 8 January 2018 DHA’s Liv Apartments receives award for sustainability

    Defence Housing Australia’s landmark new development in Fremantle has received national recognition for its commitment to environmental, financial and lifestyle sustainability.

  58. 11 December 2017 The Prince’s Terrace — a benchmark in sustainable development

    Some of Australia’s greenest homes were officially opened today, as part of a unique collaboration that has set a benchmark for inner-urban sustainable development.

  59. 5 December 2017 Keeping in touch over the holiday period

    It’s that time of the year when Defence families across the country are packing up their belongings and preparing to post to their next home.

  60. 27 October 2017 DHA celebrates national customer service award of excellence win

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) was this week announced as Customer Service Organisation of the Year – Not for Profit/Government at the 16th annual Australian Service Excellence Awards (ASEA).

  61. 24 October 2017 Halloween party in the park – Breezes Muirhead

    The Breezes Muirhead water play park and display village in Darwin’s northern suburbs will host a Halloween party on Tuesday evening, 31 October 2017.

  62. 16 October 2017 Topping out sees Liv Apartments closer to finish line

    Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) landmark Fremantle development, Liv Apartments, has reached the ceremonial ‘topping out’ stage of the construction process.

  63. 29 August 2017 Torhaven launch taps into local Ipswich history

    Award-winning developer Defence Housing Australia (DHA) was today joined by one of Ipswich’s oldest families to officially launch its new Torhaven development in Deebing Heights, Queensland.

  64. 2 August 2017 Arkadia aspires to redefine city living in Alexandria

    Residents in Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) visionary new development located in Sydney’s stylish inner west will have the opportunity to harvest and cook their breakfast without having to leave their building.

  65. 7 June 2017 The habits of tax smart property investors

    With the end of financial year fast approaching we turned to the Australian Taxation Office to learn about the traits of tax-smart property investors. Do you do all seven?

  66. 12 May 2017 Community-backed program gives kids confidence in the classroom

    Thornton Public School is trialling a new initiative that prepares its pupils for the transition from preschool to kindergarten, with the support of its newest neighbour Defence Housing Australia (DHA).

  67. 1 May 2017 DHA appoints Cockram for Arkadia

    Award-winning developer Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has appointed leading Australian builder Cockram Construction to complete its landmark Arkadia apartment project in Alexandria.

  68. 5 April 2017 Dame Martina Milburn lays first brick at The Prince’s Terrace Adelaide

    Award-winning developer Defence Housing Australia (DHA) was today joined by representatives from the Prince’s Trust and The Prince’s Charities Australia for a ceremonial bricklaying at DHA’s latest development in Bowden, South Australia.

  69. 22 February 2017 Fremantle economic boost as Liv development gets underway

    Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) Fremantle development, Liv Apartments, will provide a significant boost to the local economy, with approximately 400 subcontractors and labourers over the life of the project.

  70. 7 February 2017 Wirraway sizzles as new residents welcomed

    Development in the lower Hunter continues to flourish, with one of the region’s up-and-coming communities, Wirraway in Thornton, welcoming new residents over the weekend at its annual community barbeque.

  71. 6 February 2017 DHA announces plans for Mount Lofty residential development

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is excited to announce it is commencing the masterplanning process for the development of the former Defence rifle range site, located on the corner of Rifle Range Road and Martini Streets, Mount Lofty.

  72. 23 January 2017 Liv Apartments on journey to achieve One Planet Living certification

    Liv Apartments, the residential apartment development by Defence Housing Australia (DHA) in Fremantle’s new East End precinct, has been officially accepted to apply to the prestigious Bioregional Australia One Planet Program for sustainable living.

  73. 14 December 2016 Proposed neighbourhood centre to connect Lyons and Muirhead

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has sold a DHA has sold a large parcel of land at Breezes Muirhead for a new neighbourhood centre in Darwin’s northern suburbs.

  74. 7 December 2016 Keeping in touch over the holiday period

    Our offices will be closed from 3.00pm on 23 December and will reopen for business as usual on Tuesday 3 January 2017.

  75. 5 December 2016 Georgiou Group wins contract to build Liv Apartments in Fremantle

    National building construction, engineering and property development company Georgiou Group has been chosen as the preferred tenderer for Liv Apartments, Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) mixed-use residential development in Fremantle.

  76. 5 December 2016 Investment yields - Reaping what you sow

    Before you leap in and purchase an investment property, you should really consider what the property will give you – what is its yield? 

  77. 1 December 2016 Seaward Village plans to be reviewed by Public Works Committee

    A proposal to refurbish DHA houses at Seaward Village has been referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works (PWC)...

  78. 11 November 2016 Defence Housing Australia Managing Director appointed

    Jan Mason has been confirmed as Managing Director of award-winning Government Business Enterprise Defence Housing Australia (DHA).

  79. 8 November 2016 Liv Apartments Selling Now: 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments for as little as $5K deposit

    The Liv Apartments Fremantle sales office and display suite will officially open its doors to the general public on Saturday 5 November, providing customers the opportunity to secure their new home with a deposit of just $5,000.

  80. 27 October 2016 DHA General Manager takes home prize at national customer service awards in Melbourne

    Last night Defence Housing Australia (DHA) General Manager, Property and Tenancy Services Brett Jorgensen won Customer Service Executive of the Year at the 15th annual Australian Service Excellence Awards (ASEA).

  81. 26 October 2016 DHA receives top honours for innovation and environmental excellence in Darwin

    For the second consecutive year Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has been recognised at the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) - Northern Territory (NT) gala awards, with the Asche Duplex named for excellence and innovation.

  82. 25 October 2016 DHA completes 1,000th MCA property

    Award-winning developer Defence Housing Australia (DHA) today celebrated the completion of its 1,000th Members Choice Accommodation (MCA) apartment.

  83. 11 October 2016 Clunies-Ross project completed

    Award-winning developer, Defence Housing Australia (DHA), today celebrated the completion of a new Defence residential housing development at Enoggera, adjacent to Gallipoli Barracks.

  84. 16 September 2016 DHA wins at the 2016 Comcare Work, Health and Safety Awards

    On Tuesday night Defence Housing Australia took home the trophy from the 2016 Comcare Work, Health and Safety Awards held at the National Convention Centre.

  85. 14 September 2016 Beanie sales cap off DHA, Raiders and Soldier On partnership

    Defence Housing Australia today donated a cheque for $30,000 to Soldier On, raised through the sales of popular DHA lime green Viking beanies.

  86. 13 September 2016 DHA gets green light for Alexandria project

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has been given the green light from the City of Sydney for a $60 million residential development in Alexandria, with construction set to commence early next year.

  87. 7 September 2016 Celebrating Defence housing rich with Defence history

    Award-winning developer, Defence Housing Australia (DHA), today celebrated the start of construction of a new residential development at Edmondson Park.

  88. 1 September 2016 Marketing goes ‘Liv’ on new Fremantle apartments

    Marketing for Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) new apartment and commercial space in Fremantle, Liv Apartments, is officially underway.

  89. 25 August 2016 Careful restoration of Palm Beach site underway

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has started work on transforming a prime site at Palm Beach in Rockingham into a new and innovative residential development for both Defence members and the wider community.

  90. 25 August 2016 More than 300 new homes planned for Fort Wallace and Rifle Range

    Defence Housing Australia is seeking approval to deliver a residential master planned estate of approximately 100 lots at the historic Fort Wallace site, with a second estate of 220 lots at Rifle Range.

  91. 25 August 2016 Park names honour community spirit

    The community-nominated names of two new parks at Bluewattle, Rasmussen, were revealed at the official parks opening event on Saturday, 13 August.

  92. 25 August 2016 Industry partnership educates Indigenous youth in natural resource management

    A program to train Indigenous youth in natural resource management, while simultaneously securing plants for a local residential development in Darwin, will continue after recording a high success rate.

  93. 12 August 2016 Premium land lots hit the market at Sale

    Fourteen premium land lots will be released to the public this Saturday, 13 August, at the official launch of Woondella Stage Six, on the outskirts of Sale.

  94. 4 August 2016 Local Adelaide company to build Prince’s Terrace

    Local family-owned company Palumbo Pty Ltd has been selected by Defence Housing Australia (DHA) to build The Prince’s Terrace Adelaide—the first residential project in Australia to achieve a 6 Star Green Star design rating, an achievement that signifies world leadership in sustainability.

  95. 26 October 2015 Low risk property investing with Defence Housing Australia

    The rising trend for buying an investment property may be because of the steady increase in property values across Australia and their attractive weekly rental prices.

  96. 12 December 2014 AE2 residents celebrate end of year

    On Saturday 6 December, residents came out to enjoy the 'community end of year party' at the AE2 residential development in Ermington. The community event was to celebrate one year since AE2 welcomed its first residents and the final completion of all 210 townhouses this year.

  97. 8 June 2014 Where should i buy next?

    Property investors often want to know where to buy next, but sometimes in their search for the next hotspot they're missing some important variables.

  98. 23 May 2014 DHA supports Raiders' Women in League luncheon

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) acknowledged the important role of women in the rugby league community recently during the National Rugby League (NRL) Women in League round.

  99. 13 May 2014 Five easy steps to conduct due diligence like a pro

    It’s common for investors to get caught up in hype or act hastily out of fear of missing out. As a result, they skip over or rush through their market research and property assessment.

  100. 25 April 2014 Raiders supporters wear DHA beanie with pride

    Easter Sunday saw Canberra Raiders supporters head in droves to GIO Stadium to see their team take on Melbourne Storm and enjoy the fun and festivities of DHA’s match day entertainment.

  101. 25 April 2014 New credit reporting regime should benefit investors

    The new credit reporting system, which commences on 12 March, will reward good money managers with lower finance costs, according to a mortgage advisory company.

  102. 21 April 2014 Investors continue to drive Australia’s property market

    Nearly 40% of all mortgages processed in March were for investors – which proves just how much investors are currently driving the market.

  103. 8 April 2014 5 things lenders want to see on an application

    There are a number of things that are a big tick for lenders when it comes to home loan applications. Many of them are simple changes you can make, but the result can be extremely rewarding.

  104. 18 March 2014 No cash? No problem

    Building your portfolio can come to a halt if you have trouble saving for a deposit. You may not be able to generate your deposit through cash savings, but there are still ways to speed up the process of getting into your next property

  105. 20 January 2014 Housing finance through the roof

    Home loan approvals in November reached their highest level in more than four years, according to new data released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

  106. 13 January 2014 Housing approvals rise again

    New figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows approval growth was strongest in Queensland, up 4.9 per cent, followed by South Australia, up four per cent.

  107. 9 January 2014 Four tips to maximise your equity and build a property portfolio quicker

    There are many factors that can impact your buying power when investing in property. Being aware of them and understanding how they can drive or limit your strategy is the key to fast portfolio growth.

  108. 29 October 2013 Investors urged to rethink rates

    With rate hikes on the horizon, investors should reconsider their current loan facilities, a mortgage adviser company has urged.

  109. 2 September 2013 Housing picks up where mining leaves off

    Home prices are reported to be lifting at the fastest annual rate in more than two and a half years.

  110. 2 September 2013 Consumer sentiment stronger as housing finance increases

    Optimism among property investors is rising.

  111. 26 August 2013 Stronger market awaits election outcome

    The Federal election is likely to free up the property market regardless of the outcome, according to property experts.

  112. 26 August 2013 NT Property market on the up

    The latest House Price Index points to increased confidence in the greater Darwin property market.

  113. 17 July 2013 The value of vegetation in inner city Melbourne

    Melbourne-based buyers' advocate ‘Secret Agent’ has surveyed the impact that greenery, from median strips to front gardens, can have on property values.

  114. 7 July 2013 Damaging your home borrowing power is easier than you think

    Many people don’t realise how heavily late payments can impact on their credit rating cautions Heidi Armstrong, chief executive of State Custodians.

  115. 4 July 2013 5 keys to successful property investing

    Nila Sweeney, managing editor of Your Investment Property magazine, says there’s so much ‘noise’ in the property market that if you followed all the ‘chatter’ and prognostications you would be scared to make a move. She offers five tips on what to do.

  116. 2 July 2013 Property preferences are changing

    A barometer of property trends for 2013 shows increasing buyer interest in new properties as well as an 8% increase in investor interest to purchase.

  117. 26 June 2013 Investor home loans hit five-year high

    Low interest rates and government grants have boosted new housing construction and it’s investors who are embracing the opportunities.

  118. 24 June 2013 Rental demand key to finding best property

    Sixty-six per cent of investors in a recent survey ranked tenant demand above other factors in choosing an investment property.

  119. 23 June 2013 Properties selling faster

    Residential properties across Australia are spending less time on the market than at this time last year.

  120. 20 June 2013 Housing grants remain in SA Budget

    The South Australian Government has extended its cash grant of $8500 for anyone buying or building a new home until the end of the year.

  121. 12 June 2013 Quick ways to get your SMSF ready for property

    Paul Cahill, CEO of ‘Club Plus Super’, the superannuation fund set up for Club Industry employees in New South Wales and ACT, suggests five steps investors can take to prepare themselves for SMSF property investing.

  122. 4 June 2013 Invest now but be cautious

    Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) reports that while property investment opportunities are the best seen in years, potential buyers should remember to differentiate between advisers and marketers.

  123. 28 May 2013 8 per cent growth predicted for two cities

    There is speculation that property prices could rise by 8% in Sydney and Perth this year.

  124. 24 May 2013 Property investors face greater ATO scrutiny

    The Government will invest almost $78 million over the next four years to to strengthen its capacity to uncover tax avoidance schemes.

  125. 22 May 2013 Confidence surges in the property market

    The number of active buyers likely to be in the market for a home loan over the next year has risen by almost 50%.

  126. 15 May 2013 Economic conditions making it tough for landlords

    Insurance data suggests that many landlord and tenant relationships were under stress in 2012.

  127. 10 May 2013 Darwin set for further growth

    Major resource projects are likely to further reinforce the Northern Territory’s economic position and demand for housing.

  128. 8 May 2013 Best property market performance since 2010

    Australian Property Monitors’ senior economist, Andrew Wilson, says the national housing market has recorded its best start to a year since 2010.

  129. 7 May 2013 Do your sums to see if a no-commission home loan works for you

    Finance expert Effie Zahos of Money magazine isn’t convinced about ‘no-commission’ home loans. She cautions that they might not lead you to the cheaper lenders.

  130. 6 May 2013 Rates expected to drop even further

    Weak economic indicators have led some experts to predict further interest rate cuts by mid year.

  131. 22 April 2013 Build real estate knowledge

    It might not be as easy as ABC, but learning key property terms is a great idea.

  132. 12 April 2013 Rates have hit the bottom

    Interest rates appear to have bottomed out, causing analysts to wonder if investors should now be bracing for increases?

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