A suite of proposed changes to energy efficiency section of the National Construction Code are a good step forward. However, a lot more can be done.
When students are allowed to bring personal items for show and tell, it can build their senses of self-worth, belonging and control. But poor kids often don’t get that opportunity.
Ghana’s ineffective land administration system has serious implications
House prices have been stronger than most had expected at the start of the pandemic, but can they continue rising?
Once paid, tax becomes the property of the government. Pretending otherwise undermines the basic principles of the social contract.
When thinking about better uses for temporarily vacant buildings caused by the pandemic, Australia can learn much from the UK.
At a time when so many are struggling, cutting stamp duty and helping the well off might seem like a strange move.
London is an alpha city – home to 100 billionaires. But does wealth bring social costs?
Policies to tackle climate change will make it more expensive not to act.
A new study examined how growing numbers of single women in one of the world’s most expensive cities are contributing to its gentrification.
Socialisation of housing would see profits from rent put back into the maintenance and modernisation of the buildings.
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.