Real Estate News & Articles

Brisbane unit market: New apartment sales strongest in 2 years

15 Nov2018
THE number of new apartments sold in Brisbane in the past quarter was the strongest in two years, signalling the worst is over for the city’s unit market. In the three months to October, 420 new apartm [...] Read More...

Tips for Tenant Proofing Your Rental Property

14 Nov2018
Every landlord’s dream is to have reliable tenants who move into their property and live happily without causing any trouble or causing any issues in their homes. But the reality is that it is common for [...] Read More...

Policy to allow one negatively geared home each may solve housing dilemma

13 Nov2018
RESTRICTING negative gearing to just one property each may be the answer for federal politicians looking to slash housing tax concessions. Amid fears housing will become a political football in the lead-up to [...] Read More...

Expert tips on how to pass a rental inspection with flying colours…

12 Nov2018
Every six months a smartly dressed woman with a clipboard arrives at my neighbour’s front door, knocking briskly before letting herself in. Another property inspection? Already? “I don’t mind! [...] Read More...

Sydney Rents Drop In Some Areas By $100 Per Week

09 Nov2018
Rental prices in some parts of Sydney have dropped by almost 10 percent in the last quarter, marking the steepest decline since 2004. It means that renters have a few more options to choose from, as supply hits [...] Read More...

Tips for attracting wildlife to your garden

08 Nov2018
DEVELOPER Barratt Homes is encouraging householders to make their gardens a haven for wildlife. The builder is working with groups such as the RSPB to help encourage wildlife in urban and rural areas, and it [...] Read More...

Brisbane House Prices To See Significant Gains

07 Nov2018
While Brisbane house market remains affordable compared to Sydney and Melbourne, it is projected that its median house price will see one of the strongest growths once the oversupply in the unit is absorbed [...] Read More...

New apartments still in demand: Brisbane renters ‘willing to pay’

06 Nov2018
THERE is strong demand to rent new apartments in Brisbane’s inner-city despite oversupply fears, with tenants even willing to pay more for premium product, a new survey has found. Urbis has released a [...] Read More...

How to avoid DIY disasters

05 Nov2018
The rise of property reality television shows are inspiring investors and landlords on do-it-yourself renovations, but one insurance provider warns that such renos could place tenants at risk. Carolyn Parrella [...] Read More...

Renting in Brisbane: Rents remain flat, with no growth for investors for years to come

02 Nov2018
For the Brisbane rental market, there’s good news all round. If you’re a renter, congratulations; rents for both houses and units are flat, again. “Tenants in Brisbane have enjoyed four years [...] Read More...
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