Despite being on the cusp of spring, Melbourne's housing market remained on ice over the weekend as the lockdown continued.

In Sydney, house-hunters were out in force, although this did not necessarily translate into bullish sales results.

Just 39 per cent of the 100-odd...

April 29, 2020

The amount of housing stock effectively in the market could be substantially higher than advertised online due to the surging number of unlisted homes offered for sale, buyer's agents say.

Melbourne-based buyer's agent Cate Bakos said since March, her buying agency had...

January 14, 2020

Economists need to reimagine wages policy. Policies developed from textbooks for the 1980s are not appropriate for the 2020s. Economics is not a physical science but a social science.

There would have been no Keynesian economics if the Great Depression were not occurrin...

November 27, 2019

Corporate leaders share their podcast favourites, from TED Talks to daily business updates.

Podcasts continue to ride a wave of popularity, and business leaders are among the many enthusiastic listeners. 

AFR BOSS magazine asked some of them to nominate the podcasts...

October 10, 2019

Property markets in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane rebounded from their depths and are starting to recover as buyer confidence improves and prices rise, according to analysis by national valuer Herron Todd White (HTW).

But markets in other major mainland centres, includ...

October 10, 2019

Direct property is an investment that self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees are likely to consider at some stage. In fact, direct property makes up about 15 per cent of all SMSF assets. This has been the case consistently over many years, even as the total v...

A nurse has recorded the most common regrets of the dying, and among the top ones is 'I wish I hadn't worked so hard'. What would your biggest regret be if this was your last day of life?

There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has couns...

According to a 2019 Airline Water Study released by DietDetective.com and the Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center at the City University of New York, "many airlines have possibly provided passengers with unhealthy water".

The study, which took seven months t...

August 31, 2019

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Having a client calling program is the future allowing you to run and grow your business profitably!

Our dynamic service can offer you a quick and efficient service nationally to the Mortga...

July 31, 2019

Granny flats

Granny flats are self-contained, secondary dwellings that can be added to suitably sized properties, giving investors – and home owners – a fast way to manufacture equity and increase rental yields.

Approval for granny flats in NSW is generally quick and eas...

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