31 Jan Investors turned off by bushfire threat + Even after death you still have to pay rent + The hardest cities to afford a home in the world plus more!
Josh Callaghan, the Chief Operations Officer at the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ), joins Kevin Turner in this week’s edition of Property News Update.
See them tackle the following property stories:
Investors turned off by bushfire threat
After it has destroyed homes and killed people, the Australian bushfires are pushing investors to rethink their real estate prospects according to analysts.
Even after death you still have to pay rent
Death usually means the end for everything but not for one New Zealand woman. Joanna Pidgeon, from Pidgeon Law and Auckland District Law Society explains how a dead woman still had to pay rent.
The hardest cities to afford a home in the world
Demographia’s 2020 International Housing Affordability Survey puts Australian and New Zealand cities in the running for the most expensive real estate market.
The biggest court battles in property this year
The country’s top property and construction firms battle it out as they deal with class actions, leasing disputes, combustible cladding and cracking residential towers in the courts. The Financial Review gives a rundown of who’s fighting who.
Inside Luke Skywalker’s home
May the Force be with you! A Hidden Hills estate known as a hangout place for the cast of Star Wars is now up for sale.