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Green cover becoming a major concern in some urban areas

The proportion of green cover in our urban areas is changing - some for the better, and some not.

Find out how the Sunshine Coast rates in the latest report from Greener Spaces Better Places.

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31 lenders offering home loan rates under 2 per cent

A record 31 lenders are offering, or set to offer, at least one mortgage rate under 2 per cent – almost triple the number before last week’s RBA cut.

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Australians are now upsizing not downsizing, CommSec reports

New research shows new Australian houses are getting bigger after years of shrinking amid a widespread rethink of living arrangements prompted by the pandemic.

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Cash Rate Reduced by 0.15% to a record low of 0.10%

The Reserve Bank has cut Australia's cash rate from 0.25% to a new record low of 0.10%.

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Proposed Planning Scheme Amendment

Sunshine Coast Council is proposing to change the zoning and local plan area boundaries for specific sites located at Bli Bli, Chevallum, Forest Glen, Landsborough and Yandina.

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UPDATE: Brisbane Road Car Park Redevelopment

The proposal from KPAT Asset Management Pty Ltd for the site includes a 4.5 star hotel development comprising of 160 hotel rooms, additional car parking and ground level retail space.

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Government to lift lending restrictions

Access to finance is set to get easier, with a suite of reforms to be introduced by the federal government to help first homebuyers get into the property market and investors to bolster their portfolios.

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What does the federal budget mean for the Australian housing market?

Three major housing-related measures were highlighted in Treasurer Frydenberg’s budget address on the 6th of October: an extension of the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS), additional low-cost financing for affordable housing through NHFIC, and additional funding for the Indigenous Home Ownership Program. 

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‘Zoom Boom’ Draws Sea-Changers to Sunshine State

Regional and satellite property markets such as the Sunshine Coast are experiencing an uplift in transaction activity and house price growth throughout the pandemic.

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New price caps unveiled in extension of the First Home Loan Low Deposit scheme

Good news for  people looking to buy a new or newly built home, with an additional 10,000 First Home Loan Deposit scheme spaces released, with new property price caps.

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