Property Editor at The Age and BusinessDay journalist for Fairfax's theage.com.au, smh.com.au, watoday.com.au and brisbanetimes.com.au.
Simon Johanson Project evolving on schedule with planning approval granted for a shopping centre.
Simon Johanson A heritage building that once housed a Smith Street sex shop will become the first structure in Fitzroy to have its 'air rights' developed.
Simon Johanson It is architect-designed, environmentally friendly and cheap.
Simon Johanson The carve-up and redevelopment of Caulfield racecourse is a step closer, with the race club shortlisting three developers to bid on the multimillion-dollar project.
Simon Johanson ANOTHER fall in building approvals points to a housing industry slump worse than Australia experienced during the global financial crisis, economists say.
Simon Johanson The sharp drop in house prices last year was the largest plunge since 2002.
Simon Johanson A slowing in the decline of house prices and growth in rental returns have buoyed industry confidence in the property sector, a survey finds.
Simon Johanson Australia's house prices fell in every quarter last year but they may have hit bottom, new figures show.
Simon Johanson Vendors take advantage of school holidays to try to sell their seaside homes to holidaymakers.
Simon Johanson RENTERS struggling to find a home in Perth should move to Melbourne.
Simon Johanson Renters who are struggling to find a home in Perth should move to Melbourne.
Simon Johanson AFTER almost two years of gloom, house prices in Sydney and Melbourne are showing some signs of improvement and real estate agents hope lower interest rates will accelerate the trend.
Simon Johanson Median house prices rose slightly around the country in the December quarter for the first time since late 2010, according to data from Australian Property Monitors.
Simon Johanson Fairfax Media has signed a joint-venture deal with rival publisher Antony Catalano that will merge his real estate-focused The Weekly Review.
Simon Johanson FOREIGN developers have grabbed a 30 per cent share of Australia's apartment market, a trend not repeated since the Japanese office and hotel development boom in the late 1980s.
Simon Johanson Fewer Australians are defaulting on their mortgage payments despite the global economic uncertainty, a ratings agency said.
Simon Johanson Westpac Bank will be the anchor tenant in a new glass office tower that will dwarf the heritage-listed Scots Church and surrounding buildings at the top end of Collins Street.
Chris Zappone, Simon Johanson House prices are falling at an quickening pace, with a big drop for Melbourne while Sydney is among the most resilient.
Simon Johanson Australian house prices could plunge by as much as 25 per cent if the European meltdown causes a global credit crunch, The Economist magazine predicts.
Simon Johanson THE online property advertising company REA Group will next year introduce changes on its website to let home owners ''upgrade'' ads without using their estate agent.