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Keeping up with the latest updates on the real estate industry is now a breeze with Real Estate Business’ News category. This section contains breaking news stories on topics such as property management, real estate business marketing and regulation.

Home buyers obsessed with inspections

Open-home inspections have become somewhat of an obsession for house hunters who attend on average 52 homes over a period of six to 12 months before m...

Perth set for record development

Lend Lease has today won a tender to build Perth's biggest community development. The development will include more than 10,000 dwellings over 710 he...

ANZ helps women save

Women are poor savers, according to a recent ANZ survey. The survey found that more than half of all Australian women have less than $5,000 in saving...

US survey reveals latest mortgage surge

Home loan borrower and refinance applications have surged in the US, according to a recent survey. The Mortgage Bankers Association today released it...

HIA questions construction recovery

Despite a recent improvement in residential construction, the Housing Industry Association’s (HIA) chief economist Harley Dale has said the current ...

Rental yields take a dive

Rental yields have declined in some parts of Australia as a result of strong first home buyer activity. According to RP Data’s latest Property Puls...

Ray White boosts sales by 40pc

Ray White real estate group saw its sales volumes surge in December to be 40 per cent higher than the same month in 2008. According to the real estat...

Laing + Simmons criticises Residential Tenancy Bill

The recent changes to the Residential Tenancy Bill 2009 could have a negative impact on the rental market, Laing + Simmons general manager Leanne Pilk...

Development lots fail to reach reserve

The planned development of 200 new apartments in Palmerston, Northern Territory, has been put on the backburner after the two lots dedicated to the de...

Inflation increase gives weight to Feb rate hike

Inflation has risen for the second consecutive month, adding to concern that more interest rate hikes are on the way. According to the TD Securities ...

NZ property prices soar

The median house price for properties in New Zealand has risen a record $5,000 to $NZ360,000 ($288,000). Figures from the Real Estate Institute of Ne...

St George launches new customer platform

St George is hoping to increase its presence in the mortgage lending sector by introducing an Apple iPhone home loan calculator application. The free...

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