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Property managers and Tenants alerted to tenancy changes

Property Managers and Tenants alerted to RTA changes Property managers and Tenants have been targeted by the Queensland Residential Tenancy Authority (RTA) with enhancements to its bond lodgement system to speed up processing times. The RTA is rolling out a suite of digital services and enhancements for tenants and property owners/managers to

Townsville property market update September 2019

Townsville Enterprise - Townsville City North Queensland Australia

Townsville Property Market Assessment The Townsville Property Market Update for September 2019 by Herron Todd White (HTW) paints a cautiously hopeful picture of economic growth and property price activity. Townsville projects, natural disasters and population Based on the future pipeline of projects, reactionary impacts from natural disasters on positive employment from the 2019

Home lending industry criticised by securities and investments watchdog

Home lending watchdog barks correction from brokers The home lending industry have come under fire from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission in its recent report, Looking for a mortgage: Consumer experiences and expectations in getting a home loan. ASIC research highlights the importance of reforms for mortgage brokers and home lending. As

Home building starts slump under State government regulations

Home Building Slump Home building starts have slumped across the construction sector driven by State government stamp duty policy impacting foreign investors, tighter credit conditions and regulations, the Chief Economist for Master Builders Australia, Shane Garret reported. There is no immediate end in sight to the new home building slump but a

Townsville residential property market 2018 review

Townsvile residential property

Townsville residential property Townsville's residential property market in December 2018 has not progressed much further than the market conditions at the beginning of the year. The market remains in recovery phase. What has been driving the optimism is mining and government investment in the North Queensland stadium and the Haughton River water pipeline

Townsville Home owners offered government handouts for home improvements

Townsville Home owners threatened by tidal waters

Townsville home owners targeted Townsville home owners living within 50 kilometres of the coast that qualify for the State Government's Household Resilience Program funding criteria could be eligible for up to $11,250 in handouts to spend on home improvements. Townsville and Residents and Ratepayers Facebook Group representative, Mr. Peter Newey expressed concerns about

Social impact investing designed in Turnbull national housing plan impacting North Queensland

Social impact Investing - Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison announces the new National Housing Finance Corporation

Federal housing policy governance and finance Social impact investing and the Turnbull government’s replacement for the failed National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) has been announced by the federal Assistant Treasurer in the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC), as planned in the federal budget. Although the Turnbull government scheme is defined

First home buyers get leg up from Turnbull Government

First Home Buyers

First home buyers super savings First Home buyers are set to receive a boost to their home saving options as the Turnbull government's plan for a First Homebuyer Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS) passed the parliament, and older Australian are allowed to contribute money from the sale of their family home into

Police academy site arrest from government inaction in Townsville

Police Academy - New recruits celebrating graduation at the Queeensland Police Academy in Townsville.

Property Council police academy plan Townsville’s police academy site at Belgian Gardens fronting Rowes Bay in Townsville has been earmarked in a review of government-owned land by the Property Council of Queensland as a prime development asset to boost tourism and revitalise the CBD. The proposed 10,500 m2 mixed use residential and

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