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Just Because Your Feasibility Stacks Up, Doesn’t Mean That It “Stacks Up”

Just Because Your Feasibility Stacks Up, Doesn’t Mean That It “Stacks Up”

The allure of property development to many people seems too attractive. People perceive developers as fat cats with cigars and Ferraris and believe that property development is how you get there. We have seen people buy a property, spend money on some drawings, gain a development approval and then… either […]

NEW YORK’S BARANAGAROO, OR SYDNEY’S HUDSON YARDS?

NEW YORK’S BARANAGAROO, OR SYDNEY’S HUDSON YARDS?

Manhattan’s last untamed strip, the Hudson Rail Yards, is to be the eventual home of 560,000 square metres of crystalized offices, spread across three towers; 465,000 square metres of new york city living, including a mix of affordable housing, luxury rentals and high-end condominiums; Over 90,000 square metres of New […]

Australia needs a housing summit, like we need a World Cup victory

Australia needs a housing summit, like we need a World Cup victory

Pascoe’s article “Housing affordability: the summit we really need” couldn’t have come at a better time. The problems are there, the weaknesses noticeable, the remedies we are unsure of (hence the summit) but we are trying; much like Australia’s current Rugby World Cup campaign. Lets not beat about the bush, […]

8 Mortgage Tips To Get Control Back The Banks Won’t Tell You

8 Mortgage Tips To Get Control Back The Banks Won’t Tell You

September has been declared to be mortgager health month by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), who are urging people to undertake a mortgage health check this month.  Mortgage stress has grown this year due to the increase in interest rates over the last year, the natural disasters at […]