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The Great Australian Dream of home ownership will now be in reach for many Victorian first home buyers, thanks to a $50 million shared equity pilot program launched by the Victorian Government.

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Thursday, 15 February 2018 16:31

Check builders' and tradies’ insurance online

Homeowners can use a new online tool to check their contractor’s Home Building Compensation Fund insurance cover, protecting them against incomplete or defective building work.

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Thursday, 15 February 2018 13:16

Renovations market set to boom

A forecast boom in renovations is ramping up and is expected to average $8.8 billion per year and top $44 billion over the next five years.

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:36

Central Coast building approvals fluctuate

Latest ABS figures on new home building approvals indicate that activity across the Central Coast softened in 2017, reported the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 13:34

Builders also need security of payment

The Master Builders Association is calling on the WA government to ensure that builders will also be protected by any changes to WA’s security of payment legislation.

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 11:20

Construction continues to grow in January

The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) increased by 1.5 points to 54.3 in January.

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 11:06

Construction continues to grow in January

The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) increased by 1.5 points to 54.3 in January 2018, indicating industry-wide growth for a 12th consecutive month and at a slightly faster pace than in December 2017 (readings above 50 indicate expansion in activity, with the distance from 50 indicating the strength of the increase).

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Total dwelling approvals fell by 20% in seasonally adjusted terms in December 2017, and by 5.5% over the year. However, the monthly data can be relatively volatile and follows a long period of steady growth in number dwelling approvals over the latter half of 2017.

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The number of dwellings approved fell 1.7 per cent in December 2017, in trend terms, and has fallen for three months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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Thursday, 25 January 2018 12:14

Soft landing ahead for house builders

Master Builders Australia’s National Survey of Building and Construction businesses around Australia shows confidence is still high among the nation’s home builders.

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