Real Estate News & Articles

Why Brisbane needs good subtropical design for future buildings

20 Aug2020
Humidity, heat and a lack of shade are easy complaints to make against Brisbane but simple design guidelines for homes and buildings could change that for good. If Brisbane is going to survive in increasingly [...] Read More...

What Queensland's new restrictions on gatherings mean for you

19 Aug2020
New restrictions on gatherings have been introduced in Queensland "effective immediately" following an outbreak of COVID-19 in Ipswich and on Brisbane's southside. In greater Brisbane and some surroundi [...] Read More...

Some Brisbane CBD parking to go for permanent bicycle paths

18 Aug2020
Brisbane will lose CBD parking spaces as the council installs dedicated bicycle lanes through the inner city in consultation with cycling lobbyists. During the coronavirus lockdown in March and April, cyclists [...] Read More...

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...
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