Real Estate News & Articles

When it's time for Christmas cleaning, think twice about throwing away old trees, lights, baubles

22 Dec2017
Is your Christmas tree looking old and tired? Have your favourite festive lights seen better days? If you're planning to throw away your old decorations after the silly season, you might want to think twice [...] Read More...

Brisbane researchers discover bees can be left or right-handed

21 Dec2017
A Queensland researcher has discovered that bees, like humans, are left or right-handed. Professor Mandyam Srinivasan, from the University of Queensland's Brain Institute, was studying how honeybees avoid [...] Read More...

Tax Aspects of Investment Properties ?!?!

20 Dec2017
Much of the discussion around the tax aspects of investment properties has focused on negative gearing, that is, properties where the rental income is less than the cost of servicing the financing for the prope [...] Read More...

7 landscaping tips to increase your property’s value

19 Dec2017
Landscaping is a win–win proposition. Tidying and greening around your home increases property value, is great for the environment and has been shown to improve your health! Fast facts: Trees increase [...] Read More...

Diversity is the key to avoiding property pain

18 Dec2017
A real lack of diversification in property market hotspots is catching out investors and it's threatening to send some people to the wall. Imagine paying nearly $50,000 a year in council rates on top of [...] Read More...

The National Broadband Network (NBN) – we’ve all heard of it and everyone wants it, right?

17 Dec2017
NBN is a national initiative funded by the Federal Government to provide us with a rapid and reliable connection to the internet. In the early stages of the roll out some areas were being connected free from [...] Read More...

What To Expect From The Housing Market In 2018: SQM

15 Dec2017
A slowdown in Sydney will help moderate the Australian housing market in 2018 — and Australia’s east-coast centric boom will continue in the coming months, according to housing expert Louis Christop [...] Read More...

Christmas Day weather forecast and what’s open in Brisbane

14 Dec2017
QUEENSLANDERS headed to the shops yesterday for a last-minute shopping storm but for some, the need for a fix will be too great to miss on Christmas Day too. While choices are very limited, those seeking [...] Read More...

Owners of 10 homes forced to sell to council

13 Dec2017
The owners of 10 Brisbane homes have been forced to hand their properties over to the Brisbane City Council so a $115 million road-widening project can be finished. The two-stage Wynnum Road road upgrade was [...] Read More...

Ipswich MasterChef to open ice cream parlour by December

12 Dec2017
LIFE is sweet for Brisbane's MasterChef runner-up Ben Ungermann as he prepares to launch his own range of ice creams this week. The talented foodie, who appeared this year's season of the Channel 10 [...] Read More...
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