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Google launches new tool to advise which homes should go solar

Google launches new tool to advise which homes should go solar
Date: 3 September 2015

The real estate industry in the modern world has a plethora of tools at its disposal to help it go green. A new initiative by Google, called Project Sunroof, is one of the most recent innovations to help people choose a more environmentally friendly home when they buy real estate.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: environment, google, power bills, project sunroof, solar energy

A gold mine in your own backyard

A gold mine in your own backyard
Date: 31 August 2015

No longer just for grannies

Increasing property and rental prices have forced many Australians to start looking for alternative living arrangements. This has caused a surge in demand for secondary dwellings or granny flats.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: bmt, granny flat, secondary dwellings, tax depreciation

Where will the biggest population growth be in Australia?

Where will the biggest population growth be in Australia?
Date: 28 August 2015

The latest State of Australian Cities 2014-15 report charts which cities are estimated to have the most people living in them by 2061. How does this impact real estate?

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: brisbane, capital cities, infrastructure, melbourne, perth, population, population growth, property market, sydney

Australian expats are fuelling the real estate market

Australian expats are fuelling the real estate market
Date: 25 August 2015

In the wake of the global financial crisis a few years ago, many Australians invested in property in the United States. Cities such as Atlanta, Florida and Las Vegas were common zones for purchasing real estate, reports the Australian Financial Review.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: australian expats, economy, expats, property market

What are the latest green trends in housing?

What are the latest green trends in housing?
Date: 20 August 2015

Several trends are emerging with regard to an interest in buying 'green' homes that have solar panels or geo-exchange pumps.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: climate change, economical, economy, emissions, energy, environment, green, housing, invest, solar, sustainable
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