The Australian media is screaming about the sky falling but, once again, the facts don't really back that up.
Five minutes ago, Nine and News Corp were bemoaning the unaffordability of housing for young people. Now? Not so much...
You can't slam the competition (or even issue a gentle, and kind of lame, rebuke) in a newspaper whose bread and butter (ahem) is real estate advertising.
It's a commonplace observation that new detached houses in Australia's outer suburbs are much bigger than in the past. The interesting question is, why?
The question isn't if we can do it. The question is whether we can do it fast enough.
It's time the government fixed Australia's broken investment system that tends to more often favour the big end of town.
The nascent No Land Tax Party is fielding candidates in every lower and upper house seat in the NSW election. Alex Mitchell and Sally Whyte ask: cui bono?
Fairfax will be spruiking Domain in an investor briefing next month -- and all anyone will want to know is how it plans to take on market leader REA. Crikey writers Glenn Dyer and Myriam Robin report.