|November 2007||News Article|
Stay within skills base, DIYers warned
Summer holidays is when do-it-yourself enthusiasts plot their more ambitious projects â€“ and that can lead to trouble.
New Govt ‘must get on with housing agenda’
The new Government must get on with its housing agenda, a leading industry body says.
Auction reveals land squeeze in Canberra
Seven hundred people have registered for the auction this weekend (24-25 November 2007) of 51 blocks in the Gungahlin suburb of Franklin.
Households beware of increased theft
Householders should be vigilant this coming holiday period, according to a leading security company.
Deposit bonds a useful tool
Deposit bonds can help investors who might not have immediate access to a cash deposit, yet many investors donâ€™t know they exist.
Defence to join Gungahlin housing development
Defence Housing is to join two other groups to develop 1200 blocks of land in Gungahlin it was reported today (17 November 2007).
Canberrans move to the city centre
Canberrans are moving in greater numbers to the centre of the city.
Another rate rise on the way
Another rate rise – maybe before Christmas – is on the way, judging by Reserve Bank comments today (12 November 2007).
Rate rise sparks call for help plan
The increase in official interest rates announced today (7 November 2007) will result in the number of Australian households caught in mortgage stress rise to 650,000.
Labor offers new tax-cut scheme for first home buyers
Federal Labor is promising a scheme for first home-buyers with tax breaks similar to superannuation.
10 ways to become safe as houses
Lack of maintenance and failure to meet regulatory requirements are putting people at risk in the home.