In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, the US housing market has experienced increased volatility, and the real estate industry has responded quickly to the abrupt changes by adjusting processes to fit the “new normal” for the time being. Nationwide, the industry has shifted in order to continue doing business and to implement all the necessary safety precautions, but this all looks a little different market-to-market.
Day: May 29, 2020
Small home renovation projects and new patios would be exempt from planning approvals in the Western Australian Government’s plan to fast-track economic recovery in the wake of COVID-19.
In a move likely to reduce bureaucracy, costs and headaches for home renovators, small residential projects such as patios, decks and extensions would not require planning approvals.
Other changes include improved community consultation, and scrapping requirements for small businesses to pay cash in-lieu for parking shortfalls of up to 10 bays.
The WA Planning Commission would