Real Estate News & Articles

Which pets are the best for renters?

05 Apr2018
Owning a pet while renting isn’t without its challenges, as pet-friendly properties are rare and in high demand. A large part of the reason so many landlords don’t allow pets is the damage they can [...] Read More...

Brisbane's $158m cruise ship terminal proposal hits a hurdle…..!?!?

04 Apr2018
A new $158 million cruise ship terminal at the mouth of the Brisbane River has hit a snag, with the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission reporting the joint venture proposal from the Port of Brisbane and [...] Read More...

University, TAFE student rental surge pushes vacancy rate down across the capitals…

30 Mar2018
THOUSANDS of students converging on universities and tertiary institutions have helped push vacancy rates down across the capitals, latest data has found. Nationally, vacancies fell to 2.3 per cent in January [...] Read More...

Renting your property over the holidays? Insurance loopholes may leave you having to pay for major property damage

29 Mar2018
Airbnbhorror stories involving wild parties, violent brawls, trashed houses and illegal drug manufacturing have revealed insurance traps that could cost short term rental hosts on various platforms thousands of [...] Read More...

More ‘rent bidding’ apps to launch in Australia as rental revolution looms

28 Mar2018
Online rental marketplaces – where would-be tenants go head to head with offers for properties – are becoming an inevitable reality for Australian renters, with the upcoming launch of two Aussie-spe [...] Read More...

What landlords want you to know about decorating rentals

27 Mar2018
When you move into a rental place, it’s normal to want to make it your own by hanging pictures or even painting an accent wall. But when you’re renting you must remember: Any changes you make may [...] Read More...

The risks and rewards of rentvesting…!?!?!

26 Mar2018
The new buzz word in property is rentvesting and that’s because it allows you to rent and buy. So you can effectively have your cake and eat it too… that said, getting burnt is still a risk. Her [...] Read More...

Renting vs. buying: What can you afford?

23 Mar2018
Buying a home is likely the most expensive purchase you will ever make. And it's not always the right decision. Many factors come into play when deciding whether it makes sense to buy, including: your [...] Read More...

The most dangerous decor items in your home

22 Mar2018
Any parent, guardian, friend or family member knows how important it is to keep children safe in their homes and just how easy it is for potential dangers to go unnoticed. While we spend ages child-proofing [...] Read More...

CBA cuts fixed rates for property investors

21 Mar2018
Commonwealth Bank is cutting fixed interest rates on loans for property investors, as the bank chases faster growth, and competition for landlord borrowers picks up. The rate changes from the country's [...] Read More...
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