Draft bill to allow Canberra building owners to bulk-buy power to sell to tenants

Property developers need to start thinking outside the box to differentiate their product from the competition! http://snip.ly/y76el

Canberrans living in apartment blocks could soon save on their power bills by bulk-buying electricity.

Source: Draft bill to allow Canberra building owners to bulk-buy power to sell to tenants

no deposit home loans

Carrie Hamilton discusses bond aggregation with ABC TV News 24 (10 March 2017) – YouTube

Bond Aggregation

Bond aggregation and no deposit home loans can be a major disruption the housing industry. I’m not sure if the government realise it but the bond aggregator they’ve put together in the last budget could turn the property market on its head.

Bond Aggregation and No Deposit Home Loans

Bond Aggregation and No Deposit Home Loans housing providers will open up lending options

Transforming Healthcare to Homecare – Ericsson ConsumerLab

Healthcare becomes decentralized, moving from hospitals towards homes

Consumers are frustrated with inconveniences and doctor wait times; 39 percent of chronic patients prefer online consultations to face-to-face meetings. Close to two in three consumers say wearables that monitor and administer medication are important to better manage chronic ailments,leading to reduced visits to the doctor. More than half of cross-industry decision makers feel decentralizing healthcare to local centers will improve efficiency and address resource scarcity.


Patient data is centralized, turning hospitals into data centers

35 percent of consumers say that online access to a central repository of medical records will help them easily manage the quality and efficiency of their care; 45 percent of cross-industry experts consider the central repository as a breakthrough in healthcare provisioning. Access to patient data is considered important to improve healthcare. Doctors will become data scientists and data security will become paramount, as 46 percent of cross-industry decision makers already consider data security to be an issue.

Source: Transforming Healthcare to Homecare – Ericsson ConsumerLab

Housing Market Forecast: No sudden movements S&P – Mortgage Business

Housing Market Forecast by S & P

Housing market forecast by Standard & Poors is steady as she goes. The Housing market forecast by one of the top ratings agencies sees prices growing slower but no crash.

‘Orderly unwinding’ in housing market likely: S&P – Mortgage Business

housing market forecast Mortgage BusinessSharad Jain, director of financial services ratings at S&P Global Ratings, has predicted an “orderly unwinding” in the property market as a result of regulatory actions, coupled with Australia’s track record in responding to “property crises”. He was speaking at an S&P ­­property forecast event on 3 August when he made the comments. Mr Jain said that there are a “number of factors that will continue the property crisis in Australia, and a lot of those are factors that are similar to what we have seen that have contributed to the price boom”. Via mortgagebusiness.com.au

The MAcH 10 long term lease is ensuring investors safety! Lease terms up to 25 years, no vacancy and fully maintained. A truly worry free investment.

tiny affordable housing design

Tiny Affordable Housing Design | 3 Tiny Homes Full Of Ideas

Tiny Affordable Housing Design Tiny Homes Are One Answer To The Affordable Housing Shortage

Tiny affordable housing design is at the core of the solution to the crisis in affordable housing in Australia. The affordable housing shortage is also about design. Poor design has been a big part of the problem and good design can be a big part of the cure.

 

A cosy, yet elegant home in Krakow

 

Investment Property Taxation | A Solution To All The Empty Homes?

Investment Property Taxation Can It Solve The Housing Crisis?

Investment property taxation is being suggested as a way of prompting owners to let their properties. The lights are out on a million Australian homes every night.

investment property taxation on empty homes

 

Taxing empty homes: a step towards affordable housing, but much more can be done

Across Australia on census night, 11.2% of housing was recorded as unoccupied – a total of 1,089,165 dwellings. With housing affordability stress also intensifying, the moment for a push on empty property taxes looks to have arrived. The 2016 Census showed empty property numbers up by 19% in Melbourne and 15% in Sydney over the past five years alone. Taxing empty homes: a step towards affordable housing, but much more can be done

Smart Home Innovations In 2017 | Gizmodo Australia – Designing Affordable Housing

Smart Home Technology Is The New Key To Affordable Housing

Smart home innovation is becoming the driver of affordable housing. Smart home technology is impacting across the board when it comes to affordable housing and property development and investment property.

Property investors need to be very conscious of how long their property will take to be outdated. Smart home technology will increasingly reduce the cost of maintaining a house for your tenants.

Think about it. If your investment property is a smart home it is cheaper to heat, and power. if it is better connected your tenant spends less on entertainment, shopping, education and communication.

MAcH 10 investment properties aim to be smart home “future proofed” that is everything that enables technology is included at the design phase.

Affordable Housing for First Home Buyers – a Unicorn? 40 years’ worth of savings for a Sydney deposit, UBS modelling shows – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Affordable Housing for First Home Buyers

One day people will say, “first home buyer” and laugh. I’m not saying first home buyers will be extinct. Like unicorns, affordable housing for first home buyers will be very very rare.

affordable housing for first home buyers

Or will it be homes for first home buyers that will be rare?

The gap between house price growth and wages growth in Australia is killing off the first home buyer.

Worst cities for affordable housing IN THE WORLD 1/4 are in Australia

Worst Cities for Affordable Housing Are In Australia

Sydney beaten only by Hong Kong as one of the worst cities for affordable housing in the world

I wonder how many police in Hong Kong sleep in their cars because they can’t afford a place to live? One of the worst cities for affordable housing, Sydney has that problem. Couch Surfing Cops.

worst cities for affordable housing