1 of Every 5 Houses for Sale in April Was a New-Construction Home

Spending more time at home has more appeal when home is a lavish space like the Melbourne Square development by OSK in Southbank.


Spending weeks in lockdown has forced Melbourne to embrace the idea of living local.

And from built-in fast internet supporting workers at home, to in-house ballrooms, the city’s developments are embracing it, too.

Marshall White Projects director Leonard Teplin said high-rise buildings were now often designed as “self-sustaining ecosystems” where staying in was part of the lifestyle.

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3 Bingeworthy Homes on the Market Right Now

Spending more time at home has more appeal when home is a lavish space like the Melbourne Square development by OSK in Southbank.


Spending weeks in lockdown has forced Melbourne to embrace the idea of living local.

And from built-in fast internet supporting workers at home, to in-house ballrooms, the city’s developments are embracing it, too.

Marshall White Projects director Leonard Teplin said high-rise buildings were now often designed as “self-sustaining ecosystems” where staying in was part of the lifestyle.

RELATED: Greenvale house with 18-hole mini golf course for sale

Assemble Kensington apartments: Buyers can ‘test drive’ new home

Balwyn

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Home-buying Demand Surges on Record-Low Mortgage Rates

Spending more time at home has more appeal when home is a lavish space like the Melbourne Square development by OSK in Southbank.


Spending weeks in lockdown has forced Melbourne to embrace the idea of living local.

And from built-in fast internet supporting workers at home, to in-house ballrooms, the city’s developments are embracing it, too.

Marshall White Projects director Leonard Teplin said high-rise buildings were now often designed as “self-sustaining ecosystems” where staying in was part of the lifestyle.

RELATED: Greenvale house with 18-hole mini golf course for sale

Assemble Kensington apartments: Buyers can ‘test drive’ new home

Balwyn

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Posted on 2 days ago

Melbourne developments built for staying in

Spending more time at home has more appeal when home is a lavish space like the Melbourne Square development by OSK in Southbank.


Spending weeks in lockdown has forced Melbourne to embrace the idea of living local.

And from built-in fast internet supporting workers at home, to in-house ballrooms, the city’s developments are embracing it, too.

Marshall White Projects director Leonard Teplin said high-rise buildings were now often designed as “self-sustaining ecosystems” where staying in was part of the lifestyle.

RELATED: Greenvale house with 18-hole mini golf course for sale

Assemble Kensington apartments: Buyers can ‘test drive’ new home

Balwyn

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Posted on 2 days ago

Sellers Continue to Jump Back into the Housing Market as Demand Recovers

We reported today that Redfin’s home-buying demand is nearly 17% higher than it was before the coronavirus pandemic, as states ease stay-at-home restrictions and businesses begin to reopen. Below are four charts that highlight other recent developments in the housing market as COVID-19 continues to transform residential real estate.

Sellers Continue to Jump Back In

New listings were down just 24% to 77,000 homes during the seven-day period ending May 15, an improvement from the 30% drop we reported last week, and the 50% decline we saw in mid-April.

“Some sellers have gotten more comfortable putting their homes on the

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More Than 40% of Homes Received Multiple Offers in Late April, Early May

The lack of housing supply is partly responsible for surprisingly high competition rates.

Nationwide, 41.1% of Redfin offers faced competition in the four weeks ending on May 10. In a handful of metros, the bidding war rate was above 60%. 

The coronavirus pandemic is contributing to a shortage in the number of homes for sale across the U.S. as would-be sellers hold off on listing their homes amid ongoing uncertainty. The lack of inventory has led to a significant amount of bidding wars, particularly for single-family homes priced under $1 million in desirable areas. 

Even before the novel coronavirus took

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Home built by billion-dollar pokies heir has jaw dropping twin pools

Occupying an unparalleled position, this spectacular property boasts over 2,500sq m of living on a 3,298sq m block of irreplaceable full beachfront flat land.


One of the Tropical North’s most expensive homes, built by the heir to a billion-dollar pokies fortune, is so ‘extra’, one of its two pools has a glass wall so you can see who’s at the door while doing laps.

The Kewarra Beach home, built by the heir to the Aristocrat fortune Christian Ainsworth, has since had a massive renovation by its current owners who took on the property’s twin wings, twin pools, twin kitchens, twins

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Budget Friendly Curb Appeal Ideas you can Complete in a Weekend

We all want visitors and families to feel welcome when they visit our homes. You also want your home’s exterior looking its best when you are getting ready to sell. Whether you are planning on staying in your home for a few more years or preparing to sell it because you want to move to Dallas, TX, these budget-friendly curb appeal ideas will keep your home’s exterior looking beautiful, and better yet, you can complete them in just a few hours. 

The great thing is most of these curb appeal ideas are simple projects that can be accomplished for

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Bond Refund Spike Telling for Tenants and Landlords Amid Coronavirus

New data suggests the six-month moratorium on evictions during the coronavirus crisis could be holding back the flood gates when it comes to residential tenancies ending. 

But with an influx of short-term holiday rentals coming on to the residential market; an increasing number of tenants under pressure from mounting job losses and; hoards of international students leaving Australia, it’s feared there will soon be a record number of vacant rentals across Australian cities.

What’s on the horizon for renters and landlords post-coronavirus? Picture: Unsplash / Wolf Zimmerman


Research research illustrates a vacancy crisis in inner city Melbourne, while data

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