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November 2007 News Article
28 November Stay within skills base, DIYers warned
Summer holidays is when do-it-yourself enthusiasts plot their more ambitious projects – and that can lead to trouble.
26 November New Govt ‘must get on with housing agenda’
The new Government must get on with its housing agenda, a leading industry body says.
23 November 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.
20 November Households beware of increased theft
Householders should be vigilant this coming holiday period, according to a leading security company.
20 November Deposit bonds a useful tool
Deposit bonds can help investors who might not have immediate access to a cash deposit, yet many investors don’t know they exist.
17 November 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).
12 November Canberrans move to the city centre
Canberrans are moving in greater numbers to the centre of the city.
12 November 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).
7 November 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.
4 November 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.
2 November 10 ways to become safe as houses
Lack of maintenance and failure to meet regulatory requirements are putting people at risk in the home.