South West region shines at Housing Awards

  • September 19, 2018
  • FENCiT
The winners of the 2018 HIA CSR South West Housing Awards were announced at an elegant ceremony on Saturday 15...

APRA interventions past their 'use by date'

  • September 7, 2018
  • FENCiT
“A growing list of disincentives are deterring investors from Australia’s housing market,” stated HIA economist, Diwa Hopkins. The ABS released...

Home building continues to grow economy

  • September 5, 2018
  • FENCiT
“Stronger new home building, off the back of strong population growth, is continuing to drive the improvement in economic conditions...

Sustainable homes recognised at Australian awards

  • September 4, 2018
  • FENCiT
The prestigious 2018 HIA Australian GreenSmart Home was presented to ACT building company Prostyle Building Group. The award is the...

First Home Buyer participation hits 6-year high

  • August 8, 2018
  • FENCiT
“The First Home Buyer share of owner occupier housing loans increased again during June 2018 and is now at its...

New regulations fail consumers and builders

  • August 6, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has sent a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission to express its concern “that...

Balanced rental reform welcome; build-to-rent must be in the mix

  • August 5, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Property Council of Australia supports the intent of the Victorian Government’s rental reforms to be introduced to Parliament, but...

Builders upbeat despite moderating housing market

  • August 2, 2018
  • FENCiT
Builders remain relatively upbeat despite the moderating housing market, according to the latest real time snapshot of business confidence in...

New home sales rise for the first time in 2018

  • July 30, 2018
  • FENCiT
“New home sales rose 2.0 per cent in June 2018, the first rise,” stated HIA’s Principal Economist, Tim Reardon. The...