Real Estate News & Articles

TAX SETTINGS ARE THE CAUSE OF A RENTAL MELTDOWN

07 Jun2018
Sydney and Melbourne now outstrip London, New York and Los Angeles for expensive housing. Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth aren’t far behind. All of them rank as among the most expensive cities in the world for [...] Read More...

New to renting? Here's how to avoid housing horror stories

06 Jun2018
It's easy to be won over by price or location but signing a lease based on emotion, or without looking at the fine print, could see you locked into a contract on a property that doesn't tick all the [...] Read More...

Capital-gains sting by tax office for Airbnb hosts

05 Jun2018
The summer holiday season has lifted the lid on a potential capital gains tax time bomb for thousands of budding Airbnb and Stayz entrepreneurs, with the Australian Taxation Office revealing that a burgeoning [...] Read More...

Top 10 tips to help your rental feel like home

04 Jun2018
With a house full of “just for now” items you don’t love, your home is bound to feel tired, lifeless and uninspiring. The experts from Melbourne Design Week’s collective, The Design Co-Op [...] Read More...

Plans for $1.4 billion waterfront precinct progress

01 Jun2018
Dexus is progressing on its $1.4 billion redevelopment plan to unlock "the unrealised potential of the waterfront" in Brisbane. The property group unveiled its plans to transform Eagle Street Pier, includin [...] Read More...

Keeping Burglars at bay while you’re travelling

30 May2018
Nothing ruins the relaxing vibe of your holiday like sudden panic about the house being robbed. Security expert and founder of the security monitoring centre Calamity, Daniel Lewkovitz, says he sees a mad rush [...] Read More...

Bug-proofing your home; simple tips to keep creepy crawlies away

29 May2018
Unwanted houseguests are a common problem in the warmer months (and we’re not just talking about those of the human variety). But how exactly do you keep the creepy crawlies at bay? From dust mites and [...] Read More...

Old is gold for founder of investment start-up

28 May2018
While working in the mortgage department of an international bank here in 2007, Mr Eugene Huang was privy to the workings of the property market in Singapore which was getting hotter by the day. Investors were [...] Read More...

Nine things you should know before you renovate !?!?

25 May2018
1. It’s a given that you will be living among plaster dust and sawdust for the duration of your renovation but what you likely didn’t know is that this dust takes a long time to finally settle so [...] Read More...

Top tips to make sure your investment property isn’t empty over the holidays

24 May2018
No property investor wants a vacant property – especially over the holidays. The rental market is cyclical, with the most demand happening in January and February, so a vacant rental property in Brisbane [...] Read More...
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