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  1. 5 July 2015 Wirraway wings its way into the community

    The Hunter Valley’s newest development is beginning to look like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, after a challenging start. Stage one civil works are nearing completion at Wirraway Thornton, a Defence Housing Australia (DHA) residential development, after the site was effected by the storms that hit the area in April.

  2. 23 April 2015 Important storm update

    Across the last three days much of the east coast of NSW has been subject to severe storm conditions. One of the worst hit areas has been the Hunter region, but also affected are homes in Sydney and the Illawarra regions.

  3. 5 August 2014 Advisers appointed for scoping study

    The Minister for Finance Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann has today announced the appointment of business and legal advisers for the scoping study into the future ownership of Defence Housing Australia (DHA).

  4. 9 July 2014 Tender documents for scoping study released

    Tender documents for the scoping study into the future ownership options of DHA were released on Friday 27 June 2014 via AusTender.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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

  11. 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).

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 21 November 2013 AE2 sets new standard for green communities

    Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) newest residential development AE2, located 5km east of Parramatta CBD and 15km west of Sydney CBD, marks the first DHA development to be awarded Urban Development Institute Australia’s (UDIA) esteemed EnviroDevelopment certification.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 2 September 2013 Consumer sentiment stronger as housing finance increases

    Optimism among property investors is rising.

  18. 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.

  19. 26 August 2013 NT Property market on the up

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

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

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