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With some apartment buildings now exceeding 1000 units and containing multiple uses such as retail, office and food plus many resident services, the role of the Owners Corporation Manager (OCM) (formerly Body Corporate Management) has had to step up dramatically. Add to this issues such as...

I had to book a long way ahead to find a slot with Nerida Conisbee who is the Chief Economist at REA group (or for our purposes - realestate.com) and is a regular commentator on the property market for many TV and radio stations around...

Regardless of your political persuasion if you are a property investor you would have been pleased to see negative gearing and capital gains tax rules remain unchanged after the recent Federal Election. With those issues off the table it is back to business as usual when...

Just had a very enjoyable catch up with Jordy Catalano and Tim Fleming on the current market and future direction of apartments. Five years ago Jordy Catalano and Tom Hywood launched Apartment Developments to bring the disparate offering of off the plan apartments to one place....

How refreshing it is to hear Abbie Freestone talk about community living. Assemble Communities are very focused on ensuring apartment living does not mean a compromise to someones quality of life. It is easy to say and perhaps harder to deliver unless you turn the...

The Residential Tenancies Act and several other pieces of legislation controlling the rules that govern how people lease property between each other is changing. This impacts peoples lives including a tenants home and an owners very large financial livelihood and it is complex to get it...

Most property around Australia has enjoyed solid growth for about 20 years save for a few bumps along the way. We are now in a downturn and who knows for how long or how deep but most people are suggesting we are about 6 to...

There are several factors driving the market at the moment but the single biggest issue across all categories of property is finance. By this I mean the difficulty for a buyer to borrow money. The banks and second tier lenders have all tightened up there...