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Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from the week 26 to 30 July

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The weekly round-up of the biggest news stories from across Momentum Media’s property titles from the week ending 30 July.

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

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

Joust launches broker-borrower matching service


The online home loan auction platform has launched a new matching tool that connects brokers and mortgagors.

Millennials call for more housing regulation

A survey has revealed that almost three-quarters of Millennials said they believe the housing market needs more regulation to slow property prices.

Government extends COVID support to NSW, Vic

The state and federal governments have offered support packages to businesses across NSW and Victoria, as Sydney has extended its ongoing lockdown.


NAB predicts 18.5% dwelling price spike in 2021

The major bank has revised up its forecast for dwelling price growth for 2021 but pulled back for 2022 as affordability constraints begin to bite.

Labor abandons negative gearing reforms

The federal opposition has pledged that it will maintain the government’s existing regimes for negative gearing and capital gains tax, ahead of the next election.

Expect Olympics-fuelled growth in Qld, says broker

South-East Queensland can expect a spike in residential and commercial lending volumes off the back of Brisbane securing the 2032 Olympics, a brokerage has said.

‘Very quick’ lockdown decisions land $56m worth of sales

One Sydney-based real estate agency is reaping the benefits of an aggressive approach to lockdown selling.

Raine & Horne goes rural with major partnership

The network has partnered with a major rural business to service broadacre markets across Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Reality star rates highly for FY22 sales

Starring in a top-rating reality TV show has not stopped Gavin Rubinstein from breaking a network sales record this year.

New agent-focused brand to ‘challenge old business model’

Two former franchise leaders have banded together to establish a new business that will celebrate customers while also recognising the importance of the agent in the transaction.

[Related: Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from the week 19 to 23 July]

Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from the week 26 to 30 July
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