Larry Schlesinger Sentiment about the housing market defied the overall drop in consumer confidence with the ‘time to buy a dwelling’ sub-index lifting 11.2% in May to be up 20.7% over the past 12 months.
Jonathan Chancellor James Packer's latest wealth has been estimated by the forthcoming BRW Rich 200 list as $6 billion.
Charmaine Wong The retailer is worth about $1.7 billion, up $550 million since last year.
Larry Schlesinger Bill Evans says the RBA board “takes considerable notice of credit growth” which remains subdued and still expects the cash rate to bottom out at 2%.
Larry Schlesinger The equity will help fund Stockland's $1.5 billion retail development pipeline as well as be used to pay down debt.
Alistair Walsh Nearly half a million people in WA have indicated they plan to move house in the next three years with a strong push by renters looking to buy, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Nicola Trotman LJ Hooker has unveiled a new kids app and website to entertain the youngsters while mum and dad engage with a real estate agent.
Larry Schlesinger Joe Hockey has no plans to review negative gearing tax breaks if the Coalition wins power in September. Wayne Swan has also ruled out abolishing the investor-friendly tax rules.
Charmaine Wong Ramsay Healthcare chairman Paul Ramsay has enjoyed a large growth in his personal wealth over the past year, according to the forthcoming 2013 BRW Rich 200 list.
Larry Schlesinger The key phrase in the minutes is that the RBA board decided that “some of the scope” to ease policy should be used at the May meeting.
Larry Schlesinger Marcus Lee, a colleague of Matthew Joyce, who has also been detained in Dubai since 2009, was acquitted of all charges relating to the property deal.
Larry Schlesinger Masters Builders Australia forecasts the value of residential building work done, in real terms, to grow from $46.2 billion in 2012-13 to $60.9 billion in 2015-16.
Larry Schlesinger With two months to go in the 2012-13 financial year, the average balanced fund has returned 15.4% between July 1 2012 and April 30 2013, according to super research and consultancy firm Chant West.
Nicola Trotman Olympic synchronised swimmer Irena Olevski and her husband Dave have listed their South Yarra home for June 1 auction with a $1 million price guide.
Larry Schlesinger The charges against Norm Carey and former Westpoint chief financial officer Graeme Rundle were dropped, two weeks into a trial in Perth's district court.
Alistair Walsh A 125-year old warehouse-conversion in a Melbourne laneway, former home to De Lacy restaurant, has been listed for vacant possession sale.
Glenn Dwyer Marina Adelaide, South Australia’s only fully integrated marine precinct, has hit the market offering a rare opportunity to invest in the rapidly growing area of Largs North.
Alistair Walsh Stockland has cut gross overheads by 10% in the past year and is aiming for another 10% in 2014, with half of that coming from staffing costs.
Larry Schlesinger Aussie Home Loans founder John Symond says the next 12 months to two years will be a good time to be in the property market.
Andrew Crook A senior News Limited executive offered to pay up to $100,000 in legal fees to a Geelong real estate agent embroiled in a legal brawl with a part-Fairfax-owned rival.
Larry Schlesinger Matthew Hassan says the current positive momentum in the housing market is "well-entrenched" but consumer caution and a reluctance on the part of buyers to stretch themselves financially will remain a major ongoing restraint.
Larry Schlesinger The new 4.79% rate is available for customers who take out a packaged home loan and borrow in excess of $150,000.
Jonathan Chancellor House Rules unveils its first entire house reveal with much at stake as The Block All Stars first room reveal attracts a 1.524 million audience, the top non-news and current affairs ratings for Sunday night.
Larry Schlesinger There was a more pronounced decline in the greater Brisbane market which recorded a 2.3% fall to a median house price of $430,000 off 3,662 sales.
Larry Schlesinger Acland Street has the highest rents among Melbourne retail strips and also the lowest vacancy, at just 2.5% with just two stores out of 80 vacant.