New research suggests crypto-currencies aren't technically property in common law jurisdictions.
The conventional case for swapping stamp duty for land tax will boost the economy has weak underpinnings.
A recent ruling in an Ontario court fails to consider law governing the use of embryos.
Co-ownership of real estate through digital platforms can be a risky and potentially costly business.
While sovereign governments need to develop coherent frameworks to regulate cryptocurrency, permanent solutions will be found through international co-operation.
The fact that Westfield's founders are moving out of physical store development to invest in innovative retail technology shows what's to come in Australian retail.
The way land titles are issued, bought and sold will soon be very different, thanks to privatisation and technology.
The threat of a loss of jobs in the the industries that support construction reveals the problem in relying on building to sustain the economy.
Individual households in Australia, on average, own 83% of all investment dwellings rented to private tenants or resold. They are people who usually have another main source of income.
Most African cities are expensive, informal and non-industrial. This has produced unique socioeconomic and environmental risks that must be carefully considered in policy development.
To create property systems that are as dynamic as the landscapes we occupy, we might need to start thinking about ourselves as belonging to and answerable to the land, not the other way around.
Water moves into Australian homes during severe tropical storms like Cyclone Debbie. But no definitive housing codes, standards or guidelines exist to stem the flow of unwanted storm water.
About 84% of cranes in Australia are used on residential sites, with commercial projects making up 5% of crane activity. Health, education, infrastructure and recreation projects make up the rest.
Without better regulation, renting will still be insecure and unaffordable.
The community needs affordable housing and that requires meaningful targets for new developments. The only ones who will lose out are landholders who make windfall profits from rezoning.
New research finds higher property prices are associated with higher household income and spending inequality.
High-rise living is no longer synonymous with crime and deprivation.
The paperless property market is now a reality and it could provide a faster more efficient sales. But its unlikely any consumers will be using the system themselves.
NSW's no-debt budget comes with a declining share of GST, an issue that must be wrangled with the federal government.
Privatisation has its advantages. But Australia’s title offices may not necessarily be the right government businesses to be privatised.