Real Estate News & Articles

Empty rentals in Sydney, Brisbane hit new high

17 Aug2020
Residential vacancy rates for the Sydney and Brisbane CBDs climbed even higher last month, with almost one in six apartments now sitting vacant, dealing a fresh blow to investors who are already struggling with [...] Read More...

Inner Brisbane v outer Brisbane property: A post-coronavirus tale of two cities

14 Aug2020
Brisbane’s post-COVID-19 pandemic property market could fast become a tale of two cities, with more supply in the CBD than demand, while a stone’s throw from the centre buyers battle it out over [...] Read More...

Fast-tracked approvals a 'free run' for Brisbane developers, says Labor

13 Aug2020
Brisbane City Council will fast-track development applications for "minor changes" and domestic-level new houses and alterations, sparking concern from opposition councillors that developers will have a "free run [...] Read More...

Council panned for 'senseless' decision to scrap colourful CityCat wraps

12 Aug2020
The decorative CityCat wrappings commemorating Queensland sporting teams, artists and events will be phased out in a move the council argues will save money and the environment. The change, confirmed on Sunday [...] Read More...

Security and Locks

11 Aug2020
The landlord is responsible for providing and maintaining the security of the premises. Each tenant on the agreement is entitled to a copy of the key at no extra charge when moving in. Generally, the consent of [...] Read More...

Brisbane rents fall during pandemic: Domain Rent Report

10 Aug2020
Brisbane’s longest run of rental stability has ended, with house and units rents falling over the last three months, new data shows.  The latest quarterly Domain Rent Report, released Thursday [...] Read More...

‘Uplifting civic gestures’: humble public loo wins NSW Architecture Award

07 Aug2020
Public toilet blocks are usually brutally utilitarian places: functional, unedifying and often quite unpleasant. But in one area of Sydney, a new amenities building has been designed to give its users “an [...] Read More...

Rents down but renting not more affordable

06 Aug2020
Rental values have fallen in a number of Australian capitals in the June quarter, as demand weakens. But widespread income loss over the same period means there has been very little improvement in rental afford [...] Read More...

One-bedroom unit rents take biggest hit during COVID-19 downturn, new data shows

05 Aug2020
The dearth of foreign students, tourists and international migration and younger Australians’ move to end their leases to return to their childhood homes have seen the smallest apartments take the biggest [...] Read More...

Two ‘city shaping’ towers for Brisbane’s waterfront

31 Jul2020
FJMT and Arkhefield have prepared designs for a $2.1 billion office development at the edge of Brisbane’s city grid and the Brisbane river. Dubbed Waterfront Brisbane, the Dexus development is being [...] Read More...
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