Fitzroy Offspring series setting ranks as weekend’s second highest Melbourne sale

A Melbourne clearance rate of 79% was recorded this weekend compared to 76% last weekend and 69% this weekend last year.

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Fitzroy Offspring series setting ranks as weekend’s second highest Melbourne sale

Middle Park scout hall sold at $2.43 million

A former two-storey Middle Park scout hall that had residential zoning sold at weekend auction for $2.43 million. It was Melbourne’s fifth highest sale. The starting bid was $1.5 million, with 165 Ashworth Street confirmed on the market at $1.95 million

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Middle Park scout hall sold at $2.43 million

No inner Melbourne rental growth for one bedroom apartment landlords

There was no rental growth for landlords of inner Melbourne one bedroom apartments, and often rentals are falling. The median one bedroom rent stayed steady at $350 a week during the March…

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No inner Melbourne rental growth for one bedroom apartment landlords

REIV Melbourne auction results

REIV has released a list of results from 873 auctions in Melbourne for the weekend of March 31. Click here for the auction results.

Melbourne investments become hot property

Investors who own homes in Melbourne may find their properties are in high demand, according to the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV).

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Melbourne investments become hot property

Melbourne median house price tops $600,000 for the first time.

The REIV has released the December quarter median prices, revealing that the median price of a house in Melbourne has increased by 6.9 per cent to $601,500 from a revised …

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Melbourne median house price tops $600,000 for the first time.

REIV says new government must make housing more affordable

The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) has welcomed the Victorian Premier’s new cabinet announced yesterday, and says its biggest challenge is to make housing more affordable.

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REIV says new government must make housing more affordable

REIV pushes for more first homebuyer assistance

The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) wants candidates contesting the state election at the end of November to consider introducing a new measure to help first homebuyers.

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REIV pushes for more first homebuyer assistance

Under-quoting agencies, iconic Brissy and INXS: This Week’s Picks

This week we check out the property highlights across Australia. We’re in a supposed ‘housing shortage’ (but Catherine Cashmore thinks there’s more to the story), we take a peek at the iconic building proposed for Brissy and hear about the under-quoting real estate agency in Melbourne that has found itself in the REIV’s bad books.

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Under-quoting agencies, iconic Brissy and INXS: This Week’s Picks

Call to remove the ‘tax on tax’

The stamp duty on GST (goods and services tax) for commercial property transactions must be removed, according to the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV).

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Call to remove the ‘tax on tax’