Real Estate News & Articles

7 money-saving tips for moving house

28 Jan2020
Eliminate electronics Sell your old electronics: the last generation of phones, tablets and computers can still fetch a nice sum. For example, you could still get about $350 for an iPhone 4s when the new iPhone 5 [...] Read More...

Defects, cracks in structure that supports Brisbane Riverwalk section

27 Jan2020
Corrosion, cracking and "significant defects" have been discovered in a privately owned concrete structure that supports a section of the Brisbane Riverwalk near Howard Smith Wharves. The defects mean a concrete [...] Read More...

Brisbane to host 2020 Australian PGA Championship

24 Jan2020
Brisbane has been selected as the host of the 2020 Australian PGA Championship, as well as the next two tournaments. The major golfing tournament was last played in Brisbane nearly 20 years ago, in 2001, and most [...] Read More...

11 household items you really should be cleaning (but aren’t)

23 Jan2020
You wash your dishes but what about the underside of your taps? The dish drainer? You’ll eat more safely when these things are clean. Light switches Never spray the switchboard directly. Instead, spray [...] Read More...

Brisbane’s 47-year-old transmission line gets a makeover

22 Jan2020
A $3.8 million upgrade has recently been completed on a 47-year-old transmission line in Brisbane’s southside. Member for Mansfield Corrine McMillan said Powerlink crews have finished replacing 1225 insu [...] Read More...

Ride-sharing to bike pedalling: Uber reveals e-bike plan for ‘multiple’ Australian cities

21 Jan2020
Ride-sharing giant Uber will soon encourage Australians to ditch cars and get on their bikes after the company revealed plans to launch e-bicycle rentals in “multiple” cities within weeks. The US [...] Read More...

2019 was Brisbane's hottest year on average, Queensland's sixth-hottest

20 Jan2020
Last year was, on average, Brisbane's hottest year on record and Queensland's sixth-hottest, according to the Bureau of Meteorology's annual climate summary. On a national scale, Australia sweltered [...] Read More...

Bushfires hit fruit, vegetable supply lines

17 Jan2020
The impact of bushfires on transport networks and power supplies is among factors pressuring fruit and vegetable prices, according to industry figures. The problems delaying the delivery of fresh food [...] Read More...

Australia’s most sought-after suburbs of 2019 revealed: inner-city neighbourhoods in hot demand

16 Jan2020
The most in-demand suburbs for property seekers around Australia for 2019 have been revealed, with inner-city suburbs taking the crown, while regional centres also caught house hunters’ eyes. The Melbourne [...] Read More...

The Brisbane schools named on parking inspectors' hit list this term

15 Jan2020
Parking officers will blitz 60 schools when the first term begins later this month, cracking down on parents during hectic school drop-offs and pick-ups. Brisbane Times has obtained the list of schools that [...] Read More...
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