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Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from week 27–31 May

by Adrian Suljanovic10 minute read

The weekly round-up of the biggest news stories from across Momentum Media’s property brands from the week ending 31 May.

Welcome back to The Adviser’s weekly round-up of headline stories and news that are important not only for the real estate sector but also for the state of Australian property more broadly.

To compile this list, not only do we consider the week’s most-read stories and the news that matter most to you, but we also curate it to include stories from our sister brands that also have an impact on the Australian property landscape.

Here are the biggest stories of the week:


CBA cuts out broker and proprietary channel for new loan offering

A new, cheaper refinance offering is set to be launched by the major bank that is only available directly to consumers.

New loan volumes down 17%

Borrowing activity declined during the March quarter, new research has found.

Regional dwelling values outperform capital counterparts: CoreLogic

Home values in regional areas are rising at the quickest pace in almost two years, CoreLogic has found.

NSW increases housing targets

The NSW government has announced it will provide community funding to local governments that exceed the state’s updated housing targets.

Qld rental reforms ‘missed the mark’: REIQ

Without a handful of 11th-hour amendments, the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) warned last week’s rental reforms could have been “catastrophic”.

Top highlights from AREC 2024

AREC 2024 welcomed a record crowd to the Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre, with more than 5,000 industry professionals showing up to sharpen their skills and learn from leaders inside and outside of real estate.

Ryan Serhant on how Australian agents changed his game

The New York real estate broker and reality television star explained why he took a page from Australia’s playbook.

Investor taxes take a toll on Victorian rental market

Experts caution that reluctance among Victorian investors is expected to lead to fewer rentals over the next 12 months.

[RELATED: Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from week 20–24 May]

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Adrian Suljanovic


Adrian Suljanovic is a journalist on Momentum Media's mortgages titles: The Adviser and Mortgage Business.

Adrian has written for a range of titles under the Momentum Media umbrella such as IFA, Investor Daily and Lawyer’s Weekly before joining the mortgages team in 2022.

He graduated from the University of Wollongong in 2021 gaining a Bachelor of Communication & Media with a major in Digital & Social Media.

E-mail Adrian at: [email protected]


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