Housing

Mortgage Mates Co-founders Daisy Ashworth and Jess Vesely

New “dating app” for home ownership

Driven by the success of sharing economy-platforms such as Uber and Airbnb, two young Australians have launched a website they claim is the “Tinder of home ownership” in order to help more people break into the property market.

Western Solar

Wales adopts super-insulated, timber design for social housing

HOUSING INNOVATION: New housing designs in Wales use locally grown timber frames and cladding, together with high levels of insulation made from recycled newspaper – a combination that locks up atmospheric carbon in the building form.

Hidden Studio house

Sustainable homes pay dividends in health, jobs and growth

When you think of an unhealthy house, what comes to mind? Mould, damp, leaks, dark and dingy spaces with poor airflow. You are a product of the home where you live; just ask an asthmatic living in a mouldy or poorly ventilated home.

gold coast homes property

Where to buy property for the climate emergency

Browsing glossy property marketing and getting excited about en suites might be fun but serious investors and home buyers should consider one more thing when deciding what and where to buy: the climate emergency.