Is it time to stamp out stamp duty?
Stamp duty is highly inefficient, say University of Melbourne experts, but there are options to replace it with an alternative tax, although controversial.
Home ownership stays a pipe dream for many
Despite rising new home loan numbers amid the COVID-19 economic recovery the outlook for housing affordability remains bleak says University of Melbourne expert
Too many eggs in the property wealth basket
HILDA Survey shows Australians' wealth is heavily dependent on property, which is a worry given falling business ownership says University of Melbourne expert
The impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s housing market
As the global economy contracts due to COVID-19, University of Melbourne research finds Australia’s house prices are likely to fall for months – even years.
Where to now for Australian property?
Australia's different property markets face varying roads to recovery following COVID-19 and the already existing trends, say University of Melbourne experts.
What comes after the housing boom?
After 5 years of rising house prices, Australians have got themselves into more debt than ever. But could Australia’s latest housing boom soon be over?
Greater density or urban sprawl – solving the housing challenge
What is the solution for Melbourne's property demands? Can we successfully negotiate the trade-offs between location and dwelling type?
Buying a house? How property data can help
A new set of property data can help you make that life-changing decision, analysing trends right down to the street and house.