Essential city workers who cannot afford to live in it

Sydney Morning Herald
Josephine Tovey
October 16, 2010

JENNY OWEN was born in Alexandria, but the Ambulance Service worker can only afford to live there now thanks to affordable housing.

The single mother is … more »

Home-building recovery to stall in 2011, says HIA

The Housing Industry Association, which represents home-builders, said housing starts are likely to fall 3 per cent in 2011, reversing part of the expected 20 per cent rise in 2010.

The … more »

Same Old Rules

Capital Growth and Income

Property investment is a wealth creation strategy using Real Estate. An investment property is simply an investment class (like shares, art, gold, etc) that produces income and … more »

Past performance of Residential Property

A study of Australian property prices over the last 100 years shows prices have risen an average of nine per cent a year.

The average price of a residential house in … more »

A Chronic Housing Shortage

According to a report by The Housing Industry Association (HIA) dated March 2010, the then housing shortage in Australia stood at 109,000 dwellings and could increase to 466,000 over the … more »