Property

Foreign buyers will add to house price rises: report

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New report says interest to increase as weaker Australian dollar makes property affordable for overseas buyers.

There's more to affordable housing than the density debate

Redeveloping public housing estates into higher-density dwellings won't solve an affordability crisis. A housing strategy coordinated by the Commonwealth is a better solution.

Leighton, Stockland deal seen imminent

Stockland may secure a $200m-plus deal for Leighton Properties in coming days.

Property boom to head north

Brisbane may top Sydney and Melbourne as best performing housing market next year.

China property prices continue fall

Average price of new homes in 70 Chinese cities declines in November.

Dulux buoyed by low interest rates

Home renovation activity remains strong as rates stay low, Dulux says at AGM.

BIS warns on bloated Perth CBD

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Perth's oversupplied commercial property market set to swell if Woodside becomes anchor tenant of new office.
60 Capital lifts stake in rival fund
Tony Pitt’s boutique funds manager takes step towards takeover play for Allan Fife’s Australian Industrial REIT.

AVJennings poised for Devine intervention

AVJennings shaping up as most likely buyer of property developer Devine.

Australia, Canada house prices beat US, UK over last decade

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Cities from the two nations hold top 12 spots on list of 50, says study.

Why Australia needs Chinese property investors

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The Chinese will become even bigger players in our property market, and Leighton's sale of John Holland to China Communications Construction Co is just the beginning.

Bubble fears in commercial property

M&A activity tipped for early next year could spur concerns about a pricing bubble.

China business news digest

Milk is cheaper than spring water in China and entertainment industry doubles in size.

Property investors should heed APRA's warning

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If property investment continues to surge, it will be only a matter of time before APRA takes action.

Housing finance beats forecasts

ABS data shows demand for home loans rose 0.3% in October, ahead of expectations.

Regulators crack down on risky loans

Watchdog to visit banks and lenders next year as mortgage scrutiny increases.

Dalian Wanda Commercial to raise up to US$3.8 billion in HK IPO

BAIC Motor also plans to start taking orders for IPO on Monday, aiming to raise US$1.57 billion.

Bank of China to buy Manhattan office tower for nearly US$600 million

Hines, J.P. Morgan’s asset arm in deal to sell 28-story midtown Manhattan tower to Bank of China.

Foreign investment in real estate inquiry: a lost opportunity

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The recent report on foreign investment in Australian property failed to address how to solve affordability issues.

In China, developer has new theme: parks

Dalian Wanda aims to beat foreign brands by targeting lower-profile cities.

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