News & advice on how to develop property

If you're looking for news, expert advice, hints and tips or simply want to know how to develop property then our articles will be a great resource for you.

  • November 29, 2016

What Developers Need To Do To Secure Finance For Their Buyers

As Banks tighten funding for Property Investors and Foreign Investors, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for buyers to secure finance for properties.

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  • November 24, 2016
  • Development News

Apartment height limits 'not a NIMBY thing', says Yarra mayor

New apartment blocks in Melbourne's inner north should be capped at four levels, a council says. And Yarra Council has also asked the Andrews government to almost completely curtail the development of apartments along inner-city shopping strips.

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  • November 21, 2016
  • Podcast

New Property Developer Podcast now available...

Completing your project faster means you get paid sooner. Finding ways to reduce time to completion is a perennial goal for property developers. So I speak with Peter Ward from Drouin West Timber & Truss about pre-fabrication or panelisation, which simply put means producing large sections of the building in a factory and then bolting it all together on site.

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  • November 17, 2016
  • property development

Millennials pushed out of suburbs by NIMBY baby boomers who oppose development

Forget smashed avocado and low interest rates: millennials can look closer to home for their scant access to housing in leafy neighbourhoods. New data presented to the Melbourne Economic Forum last month confirms what many already suspected: The culprits are their Baby Boomer old folks wielding their “We will oppose inappropriate development” signs.

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