Real Estate News & Articles

What the? Noosa unit now more expensive than a Brisbane house

20 Dec2018
A TYPICAL apartment in Noosa is now more expensive than an average house on Brisbane’s outskirts, with the coastal juggernaut’s housing market blitzing the rest of the state. New September quarter [...] Read More...

TOP FIVE TIPS FOR “ACCIDENTAL” PROPERTY INVESTORS..!?!

19 Dec2018
1. Get a bank valuation If you are converting a PPR to an investment property, you should get a valuation done at the time the property becomes an investment to minimise capital gains, Mr Mortlock said. 2. [...] Read More...

1 in 5 first-time landlords are ‘accidental investors’

18 Dec2018
ONE in five first-time landlords may have fallen into the property investment game by accident. New data from a leading quantity surveyor has revealed more than 20 per cent of landlord clients have become [...] Read More...

Brisbane tenants pay some of the cheapest rent in the country: Domain Group says…

17 Dec2018
Brisbane remains one of the cheapest capital cities in Australia to rent a house or unit, coming in more affordable even than Hobart, a new report shows. New figures from the Domain Group’s June quarter [...] Read More...

Holland Park home hits market for first time in 38 years

14 Dec2018
This historic Holland Park home was built in 1938 by renowned Brisbane builder Burton Hollingsworth, who worked on the heritage-listed El Nido property at Hamilton. It is now on the market for the first time in [...] Read More...

Half of new Brisbane apartments worth less than what they sold for, but “worst is over”

12 Dec2018
EVERY second new apartment sold in Brisbane in the past year is now worth less than what it changed hands for, but developers and owner-occupiers have not lost confidence in the city’s unit market. More [...] Read More...

Christmas crime: The hot items thieves will be targeting this year

11 Dec2018
Australia’s retailers are being warned to brace for a Christmas crime wave, with more than a third of shoplifting thefts predicted to happen during the holiday season. While most retailers will make 30 [...] Read More...

Inside Brisbane’s most eclectic new hotel

10 Dec2018
There’s no doubting that Brisbane is Australia’s next big thing. Hubs like Adelaide and Canberra have had their time in the sun, taking out top awards and making it onto must-visit lists across the [...] Read More...

Families urged to get a wiggle on as snakes ruin traditional Christmas tree preparation…

07 Dec2018
Staff at a family-run Christmas tree farm are struggling to maintain their yuletide spirit as an inundation of deadly brown snakes has led to untended trees and dangers to browsing visitors. While families [...] Read More...

Brisbane ferry strike to hit thousands of commuters

06 Dec2018
Thousands of Brisbane commuters will be left high and dry today with the city's ferry drivers beginning a two-day strike. The strike which began at 4am today will last until the end of Friday, with workers [...] Read More...
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