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Mon 21 June 2021

ABS Residential Property Price Index Perth Mar

ABS Residential Property Price Indexes for the Mar 2021 Quarter Released....


Tue 25 May 2021

Perth Rental Market Continues Rebound.

Perth rental prices increased during the moratorium. Now that the...


Tue 02 March 2021

Balcatta House Sales 4th Largest Price Increase in

According to REIWA, houses sold in Balcatta increased by 3.1% in January....


Tue 21 July 2020

Cash Recycling Centre in Balcatta

The City of Stirling to start exchanging cash for recyclable items....


Tue 07 April 2020

Coronavirus: Here’s why property investors need

A moratorium on tenant evictions has raised big questions about how...


Tue 07 April 2020

Scott Morrison announces rent relief package for

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced new rental waivers and...


Tue 07 April 2020

What if I can’t pay my rent? These are the

You’ve lost income because of the coronavirus crisis and finding it hard...


Fri 27 March 2020

Coronavirus in Australia: Renters experiencing

From News.com.au - Australians who rent will be able to stay in their homes...


Fri 27 March 2020

Coronavirus rent relief could be on the way for

Laws to ensure home and office renters aren’t kicked out as the...


Fri 27 March 2020

Are banks freezing mortgages? Here are the banks

With many businesses and services forced to close under the latest Federal...


Thu 14 November 2019

EasyPark coming to the City of Stirling!

The EasyPark app will be available in the City of Stirling....


Thu 31 October 2019

Stirling mentioned as a hotspot by Martin North

Martin North mentions Stirling as an area in Perth with the potential to...


Mon 28 October 2019

New federal changes to visa and migration for

Changes to visas for international students will increase demand for Perth...


Fri 18 October 2019

A spike in weekly rent prices.

A report out by Domain noting a rise in rental prices....


Tue 06 August 2019

An increase in leasing activity in Balcatta.

According to Reiwa, the rental market has been gaining momentum since...


Thu 11 April 2019

City of Stirling libraries introduce ‘reading

You can now exercise while you read at your local City of Stirling library....


Mon 18 March 2019

Meth Testing Companies Using Fear

In 2013, the New Zealand Department of Housing introduced a regime of...


Wed 27 February 2019

Balcatta SHS Redevelopment Starting Soon

Education Department infrastructure executive director John Fischer said...


Thu 07 February 2019

Roselea Village Shopping Centre Plans

A WOOLWORTHS supermarket and BWS liquor store are proposed for the Roselea...


Mon 17 December 2018

Stirling Community Youth Band makes musical debut.

Stirling Community Youth Band formed four months ago and recently made...


Mon 08 October 2018

Balcatta Senior High School - Public Design

The public is invited to view the redevelopment plans at a free public...


Thu 27 September 2018

Perth destined to become the next Melbourne.

In a 2018 report, infrastructure Australia modelled multiple scenarios and...


Thu 27 September 2018

First homebuyers are taking advantage of green

After several years of struggling, positive signs are at last on the...


Wed 08 August 2018

Servite College students help beyond Homelessness

Servite College students help beyond Homelessness Week....


Fri 06 July 2018

18 on-street parking bays approved - Main Street

The City of Stirling has approved 18 parking bays along Main Street in...


Thu 28 June 2018

1.5 million election commitment to improve

The McGowan Government is progressing an election commitment to improve...


Wed 30 May 2018

Buying Under $500,000 - How Close To The CBD Can

In this week’s Property Pulse, CoreLogic looks at each capital city and...


Tue 29 May 2018

Balcatta Senior High School’s heritage buildings

Education Minister Sue Ellery and Balcatta MLA David Michael visited the...


Tue 15 May 2018

Perth rental market recovery - REIWA

According to Hayden Groves (President, REIWA), the Perth rental market has...


Thu 08 March 2018

Perth rental vacancy rate lowest in more than two

"Population growth in WA has started to improve"; "...new entrants into the...


Thu 22 February 2018

The worst appears over for Perth's rental market

REIWA President Hayden Groves said results for the December 2017 quarter...


Fri 16 February 2018

A two-speed market for Perth 2018?

IT could be a 'tale of two cities' for the Perth property market over the...


Fri 16 February 2018

Stirling councillors opt not to support ban on

City of Stirling: People using its reserves and facilities advised not to...


Mon 05 February 2018

Architect appointed to design $50m Balcatta SHS

FEEDBACK is invited on plans for the Balcatta Senior High School...


Tue 30 January 2018

Ross Greenwood - Why Perth might be the new hot

If there's one market where I think there's a prospect of growth, it's...


Thu 07 December 2017

Tenants should have right to secure heavy objects,

WA tenants should be allowed to fix TVs or heavy furniture to the wall of a...


Wed 06 December 2017

Residents will elect City of Stirling mayor.

Residents respondended in majority to elect the next mayor rather than the...


Thu 30 November 2017

What the Fructan! It's not gluten.

A study performed at Oslo University Hospital in Norway from October 2014...


Fri 24 November 2017

Changes to depreciation deductions on residential

"Investors should not be buying for tax breaks. Their core criteria should...


Mon 23 October 2017

New Speed Limit, Main Street Osborne Park

A win for the Main Street Co-Op. The City of Stirling is funding a two-year...


Thu 14 September 2017

Balcatta Senior High School redevelopment finished

State Govt confirms $50m Balcatta SHS redevelopment will be finished by...


Fri 08 September 2017

State Budget 2017 - $50M Balcatta Senior High

$3 million will be available for the project in the current budget....


Thu 10 August 2017

Where is my equity? Lessons learned from buying a

The Age: Mark Campbell shares his experience. "...maximising value, not...


Tue 01 August 2017

$50M for Balcatta Senior High School

It is official. Balcatta Senior High School will have $50M to upgrade their...


Mon 10 July 2017

City of Stirling to ban releasing helium balloons?

A 2016 CSIRO study identified balloons, along with plastic bags and...


Thu 29 June 2017

Property Sold $750K or more require ATO clearance.

From 1 July 2017, any property sold for $750,000 or more will require a...


Tue 30 May 2017

eTree - Powering The People

The eTree is a creation from Sologic, an Israeli company, with the first...


Tue 23 May 2017

Open Negotiation

Saraceni Real Esate embraces a new way of buying and selling real estate....


Wed 15 February 2017

Premier Colin Barnett pledges $60 million to

The fight is on! The WA Liberal Party has promised $60M, compared to...


Tue 31 January 2017

Mark McGowan pledges $50 million to upgrade

If elected in the state election, Labour promised $50 million to upgrade...


Wed 07 December 2016

Cossies Beach in WA is Australia's Top Beach!

It's nation's best beach. Have you ever been?...


Tue 01 November 2016

Hoyts Cinema in Karrinyup

Cinema chain Hoyts Group has plans to open a cinema in Karrinyup, according...


Fri 14 October 2016

Residents Pushing for Main St Speed Limit Change

The Main Street Co-op, a community organisation pushing to revitalise the...


Fri 09 September 2016

Balcatta Tip Shop reopens after makeover

One mans trash is another mans treasure, so a lot of people would love what...


Thu 25 August 2016

Perth embarks on new era of shopping centre

A raft of major shopping centre expansions could soon redefine how Perth...


Thu 25 August 2016

City of Stirling and cyclists fighting prickly

With long, wiry and rapidly growing stems, pest plant caltrop can grow up...


Wed 03 August 2016

Main St, Osborne Pk to Trial 40Km/h Zone

THE City of Stirling may implement a $50,000 40km speed zone trial on Main...


Fri 03 June 2016

Main Street the New Beaufort Street?

OSBORNE Park's Main Street could soon be the new Beaufort Street, according...


Mon 30 May 2016

Property investors should not be so negative, but

Just like you wouldn't run a small business at a loss, experts who live and...


Mon 23 May 2016

Shrinking Perth block sizes lift demand for

While WA has traditionally been known for its single-storey bungalow-style...


Fri 20 May 2016

Rental dramas: 6 ways to reverse pet-related

Renting in Australia when you have pets can be difficult. Some renters end...


Thu 19 May 2016

Buying Perth house in top state school zone

PERTH parents would save more if they bought homes in the catchment areas...


Mon 16 May 2016

What are the golden rules when looking for

BUBBLE or no bubble, boom or bust, some real estate just seems to be bullet...


Fri 13 May 2016

First impressions count in apartment market

Street appeal matters as much for apartment complexes as single homes, with...


Wed 11 May 2016

Stirling backs away from decision on on-street

CITY of Stirling has backed away from a decision to introduce 14 on-street...


Wed 20 April 2016

Are older apartments a bad investment?

Many older-style apartments in our capital cities are struggling with...


Wed 20 April 2016

Stirling council to decide on youth skate plaza

A $6 MILLION indoor skate plaza and youth precinct could be coming to...


Thu 17 March 2016

WA homeowners rich in property equity

A report released last week by Aussie Home Loans and CoreLogic RP Data...


Tue 15 March 2016

Great Time to Upgrade

With WA expected to remain a buyers' market for the next 12 months, 2016...


Wed 09 March 2016

Property prices double every decade?

It is often commented that in Australia property values double every 10...


Wed 09 March 2016

How much property is enough to retire comfortably?

Experts are divided when it comes to the magic number, but it typically...


Wed 09 March 2016

Perth apartment projects cancelled as property

DEVELOPERS have pulled the plug on Perth apartment projects worth hundreds...


Wed 09 March 2016

Big business lobbies against negative gearing

Big business has proposed a more modest plan to fund company and personal...


Wed 09 March 2016

Perth real estate: Soaring property supply puts

SOARING property supply across Perth is putting pressure on sellers to be...


Wed 09 March 2016

Demand for Perth land for sale has fallen,

First home buyers looking to buy land in Perths outer suburbs are...


Wed 09 March 2016

Cottesloe ocean front prices down by millions as

Prime ocean front land in Cottesloe has halved in value, wiping millions...


Wed 09 March 2016

Negative gearing changes will impact your

For a sharemarket investor, there are both risks and opportunity presented...


Wed 09 March 2016

How negative-gearing changes can bring life back

Kim Dovey - Mandurah is an example of built density without intensity:...


Thu 03 March 2016

Western Australia named as world's most attractive

Western Australia has returned to the top spot in a key global survey of...


Mon 29 February 2016

Bargains close to the city

They are hard to find but they do exist - and at prices not seen in years....


Wed 17 February 2016

'Ponzi scheme' or vital investment tool: Business

Business leaders, including a host of former Reserve Bank of Australia...


Wed 17 February 2016

Property boom to be 're-ignited' if negative

Labors proposal to restrict negative gearing could reignite Sydney and...


Mon 15 February 2016

The wild west of Balcatta

BALCATTA founding father Arthur Cressall, who turned 90 last Friday, can...


Mon 15 February 2016

Real estate: Perth's 'unfashionable' suburbs now

"UNFASHIONABLE" suburbs that were previously snubbed by buyers are the...


Mon 15 February 2016

Labor election policy:No more negative gearing for

Negative gearing would be restricted to investments in new housing under a...


Mon 15 February 2016

Top 10 WA suburbs set to lose out if Malcolm

Perth's "mum and dad investors" could be hardest hit if the Turnbull...


Thu 11 February 2016

House sales down 35 per cent

Perth's property market is feeling the impact of the Christmas and New Year...


Wed 10 February 2016

NAB predicts, Perth house prices set to fall 3-5%

National Australia Bank (NAB) expects the residential property sector to...


Wed 06 January 2016

Microapartments increase as Perth's average

APARTMENTS of 40sq m or less are set to become a common fixture in Perth as...


Thu 17 December 2015

Perth property owners brace for more pain

Perth property owners are bracing for a turbulent year as rising...


Wed 11 November 2015

Pool of support for plans.

CITY of Stirling Mayor Giovanni Italiano welcomed new Cities and the Built...


Mon 19 October 2015

Did WA squander the mining boom?

IT HAS been billed as a once in lifetime boom, one that brought...


Mon 19 October 2015

Crown Towers luxury hotel project on track.

Crown Towers luxury hotel project on track to deliver jobs and growth to...


Mon 10 August 2015

Perth...the world's longest city?

Perth now encompasses an area exceeding 123km in length. Could Perth soon...


Tue 21 July 2015

Osborne Park is most affordable suburb near Perth

A report by Aussie Home Loans and CoreLogic RP Data named Obsorne Park as...


Thu 18 June 2015

Progress made with off-the-plan sales commission

In May 2015, REIWA lodged a submission with the Department of Commerce...


Wed 17 June 2015

Cashed up but not buying property: Are Gen Ys

Gen Y want an established house, not a new apartment, within 15 minutes...


Tue 16 June 2015

Go west for more bang for your property buck

First home buyers with a modest loan can afford new homes across the...


Tue 16 June 2015

Scrap Stamp Duty, Increase GST.

As the national debate over housing affordability intensifies, the Property...


Fri 15 May 2015

FHOG for established property axed.

FIRST-homebuyers wanting to buy an established property have been dealt a...


Mon 04 May 2015

Colin Barnett backs WA to bounce back quickly

West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says his state will bounce back just...


Fri 01 May 2015

Perth house prices still sliding despite interest

Perth house prices are continuing to fall with the market recording its...


Wed 22 April 2015

Chris Bowen hints negative gearing may be in

The shadow treasurer, Chris Bowen, has hinted negative gearing could be...


Wed 22 April 2015

WA home buyers look to purchase Perth properties

NEW data has revealed more WA homeowners are purchasing with renovation in...


Wed 01 April 2015

Perths luxury rentals are hot property.

Perths luxury rentals are hot property as investors cash in on...


Wed 01 April 2015

Flats give new home sales a big boost.

NEW homes sales have soared to their highest level in nearly five years...


Wed 01 April 2015

Apartment demand set to spike.

A new property report claims Perth should prepare for a spike in demand for...


Wed 04 March 2015

Simon Pressley - Perth headed for a property

According to Simon Pressley, the metrics suggest that a prolonged slump...


Sat 28 February 2015

Perth Listings Up - Prices Down

Perth property prices likely to drop as sales listings jump by 50 per cent....


Thu 26 February 2015

Medium Density Housing BOOM

Medium density housing approvals are booming in WA, but we are still behind...


Thu 26 February 2015

Slowest wage growth ever...Another rate cut?

Wages in Australia have grown at the slowest rate on record....


Wed 25 February 2015

Crowdselling - WA Property owners pooling

WA Property owners pooling big properties to make land sale more attractive...


Wed 25 February 2015

New fees for foreign property investors.

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says application fees will apply to foreign...


Tue 03 February 2015

Foreign investment rules set for overhaul

ENSURING young people aren't priced out of the housing market and keeping...


Fri 05 December 2014

WA leads the country in exports

Western Australia produced more than half of Australia's total exports in...


Thu 04 December 2014

No Glut in Perth Apartments: Colliers

Claims about a glut in the Perth apartment sector are overstated and not...


Thu 04 December 2014

Medium Density Housing Making a Comeback

As the volume of new work coming through on large apartment blocks eases...


Tue 18 November 2014

RBA less concerned over growth in housing

PROPERTY investors are dominating the housing market, but at least rising...


Tue 28 October 2014

Renovating? Don't forget home insurance

SO you've tuned into The Block, or House Rules, and you're feeling inspired...


Mon 27 October 2014

Bumpy ride for WA economy

WA's economy is in for a bumpy ride over the next two years..[BUT]..'will...


Mon 27 October 2014

Medibank worth buying: analysts

THE much-anticipated stock market float of Medibank Private has attracted...


Mon 20 October 2014

Flat out: Perth tradies in hot demand

Tradespeople are in hot demand in Perth, as bricklayers and other skilled...


Mon 20 October 2014

Future Perth

Blueprint for a compact capital - A great read by Peter Law....


Wed 15 October 2014

Life's a Beach - Perth property confidence

Confidence in the Perth property market is collapsing, a new national...


Sat 13 September 2014

Bitcoin Derivative Approved

TeraExchange on Friday launched a swap based on the bitcoin virtual...


Thu 14 August 2014

Apartment oversupply to flood Perth property

Perth is facing an impending apartment glut, as a cooling economy and...


Thu 29 May 2014

Housing affordability hits 12-year high

Housing affordability has improved on the back of low interest rates and a...


Fri 09 May 2014

Stamp duty concession lowered to $430,000 for

Stamp duty levy threshold for first homebuyers of established properties...


Mon 28 April 2014

WA remains Australia's strongest economy

Western Australia remains the nation's best performing economy but the...


Mon 28 April 2014

Migrants shunning Queensland, choosing Western

CommSecs quarterly State of the States report reveals a stunning...


Sun 06 April 2014

Dominique Ansel Milk & Cookie Shot

Chef Dominiques newest invention takes SXSW by storm with lines four...


Sun 30 March 2014

WA continues to attract migrants looking for

WA is continuing to record the highest growth rate in the country with...


Mon 17 March 2014

The big boom theory: baby boomers set to shake up

This demographic [is] moving to better locations, downsizing or upgrading...


Fri 28 February 2014

Catching Perth's Wave in Western Australia

The capital of Western Australia, where some 1.8 of the states two million...


Wed 26 February 2014

Rent rort losses in WA on the rise

Taylor Cousins and Claire Lopaty, who were duped of $900 from a Gumtree...


Wed 12 February 2014

Perth is Australia's most expensive city

Perth is Australia's most expensive city and one of the priciest in the...


Wed 05 February 2014

Chinese buyer interest builds for Perth property

CHINESE buyer interest in Perth and Mandurah residential properties rose...


Tue 04 February 2014

Housing takes up mines slack

A home building boom is replacing the mining boom with house approvals in...


Fri 31 January 2014

Predictions Perth will surpass median house price

In Western Australia, speculation about the end of the mining boom does not...


Wed 29 January 2014

Low fees, taxes drive first home buyers to WA

As first home buyer levels continue to sit at record lows in most states,...


Mon 20 January 2014

Western Australia still on top for economic

WA still tops the other states in economic growth, including retail...


Mon 13 January 2014

New York Times - Perth Top Ten

PERTH has made the top 10 of The New York Times' list of 52 Places to Go in...


Tue 07 January 2014

Expats could push up Aussie house prices

EXPATS and foreign investors could push residential property prices even...


Thu 02 January 2014

Perth a top property performer in 2013

RECORD low interest rates, a first homebuyer frenzy and renewed consumer...


Mon 23 December 2013

The death of big Aussie backyards

Perth is witnessing the death of the "great Australian backyard", the Real...


Thu 12 December 2013

Rents fall as more opt to buy homes

Perth's rental crisis is over with listings up almost 80 per cent in the...


Wed 11 December 2013

First home buyers still a force in WA despite

WESTERN Australia continues to buck the trend in first homebuyer activity,...


Wed 04 December 2013

Australia's Best Houses are in Perth

The first is a $12 million modern wonder built by Giorgi Exclusive Homes...


Tue 26 November 2013

Western Australia has nation's best home building

Western Australia scored 85 out of 100 in the Housing Industry...


Tue 26 November 2013

...by 2028 Perth will overtake Brisbane as

All this growth means a lot more construction....


Thu 21 November 2013

What a fantastic design!

Dwell - 6 Modern Car Garages We Love. Written by Kate Santos...


Fri 15 November 2013

Lenders tighten screws despite record home loan

MORTGAGE brokers are processing record values of home loans nationally but...


Wed 13 November 2013

Housing Shortage Fuelling Perth Construction Boom

Population growth, first-home buyer demand and a shortage of housing is...


Mon 11 November 2013

New buyers left behind in mortgage rush

FIRST home buyers have gone missing in the latest housing market upswing,...


Tue 05 November 2013

Demand on rental market easing

With investors enjoying a tight rental market for a number of years, it...


Wed 16 October 2013

Perth pips Sydney for priciest homes

RP Data has released its latest list of Australia's cheapest and most...


Tue 08 October 2013

Homes under $350k rapidly vanishing.

THERE'S a scramble for affordability in Perth as home buyers desperately...


Tue 08 October 2013

Spring gives home sales a bounce

Real Estate Institute of WA president David Airey said 2001 properties sold...


Wed 25 September 2013

FOHG - Starts Today

The changes announced in the 2013-14 State Budget to increase the First...


Mon 23 September 2013

Perth buyers spend big on first home

The Urban Development Institute of Australia WA said first-time buyers...


Mon 23 September 2013

Stirling a hotbed for the resurgence in Central

The Stirling local government area (LGA) in WA has been enjoying high...


Mon 23 September 2013

Investors at home in small houses

SMALL houses are the most popular target purchase for first-time...