In tonight’s show, Ben Harvey delivers a reality check to WA’s 700,0000 renters and their landlords over calls for changes to the Tenancies Act.
Ben Harvey | Mon, August 8
Most of the properties on the list were bought by businesspeople in industries that boomed big time during COVID. Find out who bought the homes and where.
Perth homeowners trying to get storm-damaged properties repaired face massive waits as roofing companies are inundated with calls and the skills shortage bites hard.
Kim Macdonald and Kate Purnell
There are no public details yet about the buyer or the sale price but the home would need to sell for more than $15 million for Mineral Resources co-founder Steve Wyatt to break even.
Brickie turned builder Dale Alcock has built an empire on property. But even he gets it wrong sometimes, recently selling a southern suburbs block of land for close to half of what he paid for it 15 years ago.
A new national survey highlights the strain felt by first home buyers trying to save for a house deposit amid soaring living costs and towering property prices.
Raquel de Brito
Homeowners in three WA postcodes already in the grips of mortgage stress have been warned to brace themselves after RBA’s rate hike, with owner-occupiers in one particular area urged to curb spending now.
A luxury house in the western suburbs has surged in value by 34 per cent in little more than a year and a half.
Subiaco’s Cat Cafe Purrth is now for sale — minus the cats.
About two-thirds of WA’s biggest local councils earned a “fail mark” for transparency about how they award construction contracts — with Bayswater deemed the most secretive.
WA’s incredible run of six quarters of increasing investment in commercial property came to a screaming halt in the March quarter, according to MSCI Real Capital Assets.
In one of the biggest CBD makeovers of the year, Bankwest Place in Raine Square will get a facelift as landlords in the A-grade and prime office market fight for the upper hand amid the flight-to-luxury trend.
New research shows up to half of lenders are offering savings to their borrowers. But not everyone will make the cut.
WA was one of only two Australian States to defy widespread declining house prices last month, according to new property data.
A former health boss allegedly caught up in an international sting, has sold the Mosman Park luxury home where a raid allegedly uncovered shocking videos of girls being abused.
The high-flying brother of one half of Perth glamour couple Yusuf Khan and Cynthia Lu has fled from court while hiding his face behind an umbrella as his girlfriend screamed that the ‘police system is corrupt’.
It is invariably described as ‘iconic coastal home’, ‘dream house’ or ‘that place I’m going to buy when I win lotto’.
Perth property prices are tipped to enjoy the biggest gains in Australia over 2022.
Orange you glad you asked? Damian and Tara Niesler will be allowed to replace orange tiles on a heritage home with dark tiles to match solar panels.
New research claims up to 8800 rental properties would be sold — exacerbating the chronic rental crisis — if controversial new reforms are made to the Residential Tenancies Act.
One of WA’s most iconic pubs, the Roebuck Bay Hotel in Broome’s Chinatown district, is to be sold for the first time in decades, and change could be on the cards.
A $70m day hospital will be built in Busselton as a joint venture between St John of God, Blackoak Capital Ventures and Invested Health Developments.
The abolition of the building industry watchdog could cost the State nearly $1 billion, claims the Master Builders Association.
Landlords would be banned from evicting established tenants without a valid reason as a part of a suite of major changes to renting laws recommended by Consumer Protection.
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