Real Estate News & Articles

First-home buyers with secure jobs still real estate shopping, dominate the apartment market

07 May2020
In the midst of pandemic pandemonium, Australia’s apartment market could stay afloat from young buyers with a deposit and job stability, as plummeting interest rates and cheap stock spark “once-in-a [...] Read More...

Centrelink job seeker payment: How to make a claim online

06 May2020
With jobs and even whole industries decimated by the impacts of coronavirus measures, more Australians than ever are desperately seeking help from the government. Queues outside Centrelink offices extended for [...] Read More...

How buying and inspecting a home is changing in the age of coronavirus

05 May2020
Taking interested buyers through a home for sale in his turf of Sydney’s inner west  is something that Ray White Surry Hills-Alexandria agent Ercan Ersan is very familiar with. But these days he is [...] Read More...

Coronavirus: five tips to save money on motoring as Australia goes into lockdown

04 May2020
Motorists across the country will be looking to cut costs as COVID-19 measures grip the nation. Here are five tips to trim your car budget. Saving money on car running costs is always important, but [...] Read More...

7 Fun Things To Do In Isolation With Kids While Working From Home

01 May2020
Family time has taken on new meaning during the coronavirus outbreak.  It’s family time all the time.  With schools closed, routines lost and three kids suddenly my work-from-home (WFH) collea [...] Read More...

Tips on how to be a water-smart gardener during heatwaves

30 Apr2020
If you love your garden and hate seeing it suffer in summer (but don't like the idea of keeping your taps on to keep it green), there are some tricks to help you use less water. Sustainable Gardening Austr [...] Read More...

Repairs and Maintenance

29 Apr2020
The landlord is generally responsible for any repairs or maintenance to the premises that are needed during the tenancy. The tenant should notify the landlord as soon as possible if repairs are necessary. The [...] Read More...

Expert tips on how to pass a rental inspection with flying colours..?!?!

28 Apr2020
Here are four tips from the experts to help you pass your inspection with flying colours: Should I stay or go during an inspection? There are advantages to having the tenants in when they are conducting the [...] Read More...

Utility Fees and Other Charges

27 Apr2020
During any tenancy, charges additional to rent arise including utilities, rates and taxes. In Queensland, the law requires tenants and landlords to pay for different charges. It is important to read this section [...] Read More...

Turn a Styrofoam box from the grocers into a self-watering planter pot

24 Apr2020
It's hard to get stuck into gardening when you're renting or don't have much space to play with. But if you put it off until you're in "the perfect home" it may never happen — and you'l [...] Read More...
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