Melbourne property ‘Stale Stock’ huge

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16 December 2011 MELBOURNE:- The number of properties offered for sale and unsold in Melbourne continues to grow. In the last 30 days ‘Stale Stock’ has risen 4.2 % to 94,467, after 6.2% growth last month. This follows a 20.4 per cent rise in September and an 18 per cent rise in August. “Supply and […]

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Change or suffer

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Australian land prices are falling. They will continue to fall until their fundamental economic link to incomes and rents are fully restored. Many with large mortgages will be crushed by these towering liabilities when their equity is erased. This claim is bitterly resisted by the politico-housing complex and most homeowners, who see the exponential land […]

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A Walk in the Park

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    The City of Boroondara craves more parkland. Council wants open space within 500 metres of all residents without crossing a major road. This is a worthy objective that will improve the health and wellbeing of all, and every local government should embrace the idea. There are a few problems. Boroondara will have to […]

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Moonee Valley Council’s three strikes

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21 Nov 2011 Moonee Valley Leader Council’s three strikes HINDSIGHT (‘‘Cinema plan stalled’’, Leader, November 14) has confirmed what we suspected at the time: the first mistake by the former Moonee Valley Council commissioners was to close the Moonee Ponds Market. We lost fresh food retail variety. Their second mistake was to sell the market […]

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