Overseas Buyers Creating ‘Seismic Changes’

A Federal Government proposal to charge foreign buyers application fees each time they buy property in Australia is ‘tickling around the edges’ - and it won’t tackle the ‘seismic’ changes in Melbourne’s housing market. Mal James of James Buyer Advocates in Melbourne says 50 to 75 per cent of properties on the books of some real estate agents are now being sold to overseas buyers. He says the latest Government proposal won’t slow the influx of international buyers snapping up properties in Mel...
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