Melbourne Property Market Update – September 12th, 2015

By Peter Sarmas on 11 Sep 2015
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Melbourne Property Market Update - September 12th, 2015

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In Defence Of Payday Loans

The payday lending market has changed significantly since regulation was announced last year – it appears that the industry is making real efforts to clean up its act. Read this interesting report provided by Martin North of Digital Finance Analytics.

RBA Warns Of Risks In Commercial Property Market

Should the greater focus be on the commercial property market?
Dr Luci Ellis, the RBA’s financial stability head, says the property market is not just about household mortgages and that policymakers and risk managers need to pay attention to commercial property loans.

Melbourne Gets New Limits On Skyscrapers

Is Melbourne’s CBD at risk of darkened streets, wind tunnels and less open space?
Melbourne’s boom in skyscraper construction is set to be reined in as interim new rules limit building heights and give the City’s Council greater say in large apartment complex approval decisions.

Parramatta Set To Rival Sydney CBD

Parramatta to rival Western Sydney’s Martin Place!
In a show of faith in Parramatta as a future rival to the city of Sydney, the government, council, developers and builders are readying themselves to begin the $2 billion urban renewal project that will be Parramatta Square.

Property Markets And Financial Stability: What We Know So Far

Martin North of Digital Finance Analytics reports on the interesting perspectives from Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, RBS speaking at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Real Estate Symposium 2015.

Pitch Perfect: Adelaide Oval

“Zoom out and it is the ground’s setting that gives it identity, leading commentators to rate sporting venues not just for their popularity, but for how picturesque they are”. Balancing function and heritage concerns, Cox Architecture in association with Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley redevelops Adelaide’s iconic sports venue.


About the Author

Peter Sarmas is a Certified Property Investment Advisor (PIAA) and Vendor/Buyer Advocate. Before becoming the founder of Street News, Peter completed a Degree in Applied Science (Chemistry) and a Graduate Diploma in Property Valuations (Hons). Peter believes property investing is a major and potentially risky undertaking. In his view, everyone should have an independent person acting on their behalf when seeking property investment advice.

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