Property investment

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Investment properties
Article

A risky place to do business

In this article, the authors argue that the New Zealand Government's recent housing policies will have substantial undesirable consequences for the New Zealand economy.
Working paper

Investment housing tax concessions and welfare: evidence from Australia

In this paper, the authors build a general equilibrium overlapping generations model with heterogeneous agents to study the welfare implications of housing investment tax concessions in the Australian housing market.
Policy report

Fixing affordable housing in NSW and beyond

Stable and affordable housing is an important instrument in the fight against poverty, but there are problems of shortages in Australia. This paper considers the extent of these and proposes policy options to effectively bridge that gap.
Report

Implementation of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) property investment strategy

The objective of this audit was to assess whether the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) designed and is implementing its property investment strategy in a way that is delivering the intended benefits, and how any lessons learned are being reflected in a new...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Scott Morrison says police officers who own an investment property have just one. Is he correct?

Scott Morrison lambasted Labor's proposed changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax during a recent appearance on Sydney radio, using police officers as an example of those who may be affected.
Policy report

Speculative vacancies 9

This report is timely in its analysis of vacancy at the peak of the Melbourne property cycle. During the period of this study, vacancy taxes had not been enacted at a state level.
Report

Technological disruption in private housing markets: the case of Airbnb

This study looks at how short-term letting (STL) platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Booking.com are reshaping housing opportunity in private markets. It analyses Airbnb listing data from Sydney and Melbourne to reveal insights into the extent STL is contributing to housing affordability issues and to...
Report

Inquiry into social impact investment for housing and homelessness outcomes

This research investigated social impact investment (SII), which aims to generate and actively measure social and financial returns. There are several promising SII models—including housing supply bonds, property funds, funding social enterprises, social impact bonds and social impact loans.
Discussion paper

Ring-fencing rental losses: An officials’ issues paper

Inland Revenue is seeking feedback on a proposal to ring-fence losses on residential rental properties. The intention of the new policy is to level the playing field between speculators, investors and homebuyers.
Submission

Counting the costs: response to the consultation regulation impact statement proposal for national licensing for property occupations

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) welcomes the opportunity to provide a response to the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement Proposal for National Licensing for Property Occupations (RIS). This submission is endorsed by REIA’s member REIs, representing 80% of the Australian real estate profession.