Don’t’ kill Australia’s housing recovery by pulling the wrong levers

There is a lot of talk about housing property bubbles and the risk of a major pricing correction. The Reserve Bank is correctly concerned that for some borrowers their exposure to residential property has more downside than up. The current House of Representatives Inquiry into the impact of foreign investors adds to the mix as the upper end of the Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane markets sets new price points which

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What Accredited Certification is and what it isn’t

The regimes of accreditation and certification vary across Australia. The evolution of certification over the last 30 years has been responsible for cutting through red tape and often the historically unresponsive practices of state, local governments and statutory bodies ... READ MORE