What is the HomeBuilder Grant?

What is the HomeBuilder Grant?

The HomeBuilder Grant is a new program (announced on 4 June 2020) by the Federal Government to assist eligible owner-occupiers to build a new home, substantially renovate an existing home, or buy an off-the-plan/new home. What is the HomeBuilder Grant amount? A...
Development Plans: OUT. State-wide consistency: IN.

Development Plans: OUT. State-wide consistency: IN.

Planning Reforms: Planning & Design Code. If you haven’t already heard, Development Plans are soon to be a thing of the past, to make way for state-wide consistency. The State Planning Commission will be implementing a Planning and Design Code which will...
2020: new decade + new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

2020: new decade + new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Are you looking to enter the housing market for the first time time or know of someone who is? The Federal Government has announced the introduction of a First Home Loan Deposit Scheme to support eligible first home buyers. The initiative The First Home Loan Deposit...
Habitat For Humanity: The human side of real estate

Habitat For Humanity: The human side of real estate

It is easy to get drawn into a single minded focus on investment value, when working in a real estate-related industry, which is why our partnership with Habitat For Humanity often gives me pause for thought. This inspirational organisation is a worldwide movement...
Stamp Duty vs land tax: How will this debate affect your conveyancing needs?

Stamp Duty vs land tax: How will this debate affect your conveyancing needs?

If you’re buying or planning to sell real estate at the moment, you will be intrigued by the intensifying debate surrounding the issue of stamp duty vs land tax. Articles have been appearing in the press with greater frequency as political leaders and real...