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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.

Fair Work Bill splits agents

Agents are divided on the impact of the government’s forthcoming Fair Work Act which will change the way real estate professionals are remunerated. ...

Housing construction improves slightly

The government’s first home owner boost, together with very low variable mortgage rates, has helped to drive an increase in the percentage of detach...

Summer market not so hot

Despite strong property activity over the last few months, the market is expected to cool down over Christmas before taking off again in 2010. Over t...

RE/MAX slams Fair Work Bill

RE/MAX Western Australia managing director Geoff Baldwin has slammed the government’s proposed Fair Work Act as being an impediment to the employmen...

Light at the end of the downturn: Laing+Simmons

While 2009 has been a tumultuous year, the global financial downturn has helped some property investors purchase their dream home. Laing+Simmons gene...

Real estate agent’s ad slogan deemed ‘offensive’

One agent has come under attack from Australia’s jewish community for using her last name to promote her properties. Maroochydore agent Glennis Sch...

House sales to keep positive momentum

House prices in Australia are expected to continue their positive momentum for at least another three years, according to BIS Shrapnel chief economist...

How to sell a house: Jason Andrew Auctioneers

Auctioneers that want to learn how to successfully sell a property could take a few pages out of Jason Andrew’s book. The auctioneer from Jason And...

Median house price up $20,000

The median house price in Australia has climbed almost $20,000 during the September quarter, according to Mortgage Choice’s real estate market facts...

Homebuyers out in force

Auctions have ended this year on a high note, following strong weekend clearances in Australia’s four largest auction markets. Despite three intere...

Home lending to decline in 2010

The home loan market contracted significantly over the last quarter and is projected to contract further next year, according to an independent report...

Home sales to surge in 2010: Ray White

A robust residential property market is forecast for 2010 provided interest rates don’t climb too much higher, according to Ray White. Ray White ha...

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