RESIDENTIAL AND DOMESTIC NEWS

Record housing finance data due to COVID-19 shock

  • July 9, 2020
  • FENCiT
“The number of loans to owner occupiers for established homes fell by 9.1 per cent during May 2020 to the...

GST needs to be part of stamp duty removal solution

  • July 2, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Thodey Report provides a welcome perspective on options to overhaul federal-state financial relations and tax reform, but limits the...

Make your home more private and secure with a COLORBOND®…

  • July 1, 2020
  • FENCiT
Say goodbye to that gap in the fence that the neighbours can see through. When installed correctly, the more common...

Final touches add certainty to HomeBuilder scheme

  • June 19, 2020
  • FENCiT
HIA welcomes the release of crucial final touches to the Federal Government’s HomeBuilder scheme. “The addition of this extra detail...

Building defects in strata schemes

  • June 18, 2020
  • FENCiT
There is some confusion among strata mangers about responsibilities on fixing building defects. The protections provided under the Home Building...

New home sales continued to contract in May 2020

  • June 12, 2020
  • FENCiT
“New home sales have fallen in each of the three months since the introduction of COVID-19 restrictions. This will flow...

COVID-19 yet to Fully Impact ABS Finance Data

  • June 10, 2020
  • FENCiT
“The number of loans to owner occupiers for established homes fell by 6.3 per cent during April 2020,” commented HIA...

Building approvals still reporting pre-COVID data

  • June 3, 2020
  • FENCiT
“Building approvals data released today (June 3 2020) by the ABS relates to projects lodged with local councils well before...

Housing weighing heavily on economy

  • May 29, 2020
  • FENCiT
“In a quarter that largely preceded the COVID-19 disruption, residential building activity chalked up the sixth consecutive quarterly contraction in...

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