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March 29, 2022

Working dog days about herd mentality

FOR those that have been watching the ABC’s Muster Dogs realty TV series, you will understand what every man, woman and their working dog...

June 18, 2021

Winter crops heading towards record high

THE Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences crop report June is forecasting above average winter production in 2021–22. Area planted to winter...

April 28, 2021

Survey shows mixed ideas about market

A RECENT survey conducted by Savvy has revealed 91.6 per cent of Australians agree that property prices are becoming “unaffordable” in the current market. The...

November 5, 2020

Free online design trends workshops

AUSTRALIANS have spent more time at home in 2020 than ever before, fuelling record interest in new homes, renovations and mini-makeovers.

November 5, 2020

SALT Townhomes prove a hit with lifestyle buyers

Salt Townhomes on Grossmans Road, Torquay has been a hit with buyers, with Stage 1 sold out ahead of time and currently under construction. [caption...

August 28, 2020

CVLX sizzles the steak online

BALLARAT’S first store sale using third party online pre-sale assessment information was welcomed by buyers and sellers at Central Victoria Livestock Exchange last Friday About...

June 24, 2020

Special homes for those who need it most

Salt Torquay set to provide a Surf Coast region first in Specialist Disability Accommodation.

  IN a first for the Surf Coast, a group...

January 9, 2020

Consider thermal mass of new home new builds

As Australia enters the peak of summer, which has already seen black outs and dangerous heatwaves, homebuyers are being urged to consider...

December 19, 2019

Investors looking away from home

New research from the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) has found that nearly half of investors intend to buy interstate next year.   THE 2019...

December 12, 2019

Peak body welcomes commitment to cut red tape

HOUSING Industry Australia has welcomed a recent Federal government announcement that as part of its move to bring forward billions of dollars...

December 5, 2019

Under-insurance could cost Aussie homeowners hundreds of thousands of dollars

New research has found vast numbers of Aussie property owners could have their homes under-insured by up to 66 per cent, leading to devastating...

November 21, 2019

Auctioneer wins Australasian title for record third time

AUSTRALIAN auctioneer Justin Nickerson has won the prestigious Australasian Auctioneering Championship for a record third time and is the first time an Australian has...

November 7, 2019

Confidence returning to housing market

NEW home sales have bounced back in September to return to levels seen during the latter half of 2018 according to HIA Economist Angela...

October 17, 2019

Regional builders shine Master Builders Awards

Larkin and Drought Builders Pty Ltd receive dual awards for Master Builder of the Year and Regional Residential Builder of the Year


October 10, 2019

Metricon tops HIA housing 100 list

Home builder had almost 4500 starts over last 12 months, over 1000 more than any other company

METRICON has been named Australia’s number...

October 10, 2019

Housing recovery gathers momentum

First month of spring sees more gains, nationwide home value is up 1.7 per cent but still down on 2017 high

THE housing...

August 8, 2019

Avoid a negative property decision

The property market isn’t dead, if you know what to look out for, according to property economist and principal of Suburbanite, Anna...

July 24, 2019


The Property Investment Professionals of Australia is warning consumers about the risks of property investment spruikers as interest rates hit record lows. PIPA Chairman Peter Koulizos said that a confluence...

July 10, 2019

Top end of the property market leading the way to recovery

Following dramatic drops in property prices in Sydney and Melbourne’s top end of the market, they are now leading the way to recovery, with the regional areas of Ballarat, Geelong...

July 10, 2019

Is reinvesting the key to getting on the property ladder?

Under current market conditions, purchasing a home in idealistic locations can prove quite tricky, especially for first home buyers. RENTVESTING is becoming increasingly popular and...

June 12, 2019


Clifton Springs on the Bellarine Peninsula’s newest boutique estate has come to market with the release of 14 exclusive lots in Stage 1. THIS is your opportunity to...

May 23, 2019

Know your NLIS requirements for lambing season

AS the lambing season gets underway in Victoria, producers are reminded of National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) sheep and goat requirements that came into...

May 15, 2019

Belle Property merges with Victorian heavy-weight hockingstuart

BOUTIQUE real estate brand, Belle Property has merged with leading Melbourne-based group, hockingstuart as part of a broader strategy to strengthen the brand’s reach...

April 25, 2019

Protecting Australian wine from copycats

AUSTRALIA’s valuable and world-class wine industry will be better protected from copycat exporters thanks to a new Wine Label Intellectual Property Directory. Minister for Agriculture...