RESIDENTIAL AND DOMESTIC NEWS

First home buyer deposit scheme moves ahead

  • September 16, 2019
  • FENCiT
HIA welcomes the Government’s introduction of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation Bill (NHFIC) providing a platform to establish...

Housing construction slow-down impact on GDP

  • September 9, 2019
  • FENCiT
The September 2019 GDP figure reflects the impact of the slow-down in housing construction activity on the Australian economy. The...

First home buyers surge

  • September 9, 2019
  • FENCiT
“First home buyers are continuing to take advantage of a less competitive environment and more affordable house prices. The number...

New home building forecast to weaken further

  • August 29, 2019
  • FENCiT
There is no immediate end in sight to the new home building slump but a recovery is certainly on the...

New home sales remain slow

  • August 28, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Sales for the three months to July (2019) increased by 6.1 per cent on the preceding quarter and remained down...

Market to stabilise 20 per cent below peak

  • August 23, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The easing of wider economic and housing market conditions has given rise to a situation where monetary and fiscal stimulus...

Red tape and taxes account for half of a house…

  • August 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Half of the cost of a house and land package in Sydney is red tape and taxes,” stated Tim Reardon,...

Zero Energy Homes the way of the future

  • August 15, 2019
  • FENCiT
Net Zero Energy Homes in Melbourne, Townsville, Canberra and Perth housing developments have been validated as achievable and affordable, but...

Property ownership still great Australian dream

  • August 15, 2019
  • FENCiT
More than 70% of Australians still consider property ownership to be the Great Australian Dream, new data has found. Commonwealth...

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