Real Estate News & Articles

Brisbane's e-scooter trial to continue for another year

22 Jun2020
Brisbane's love affair with the electric scooter will continue for another 12 months, after the council extended a year-long trial with 1000 scooters deployed across the CBD and some suburbs. On Tuesday [...] Read More...

Sunshine Coast landlord forced to discount rent after QCAT rules in favour of tenant

19 Jun2020
A Sunshine Coast landlord will be forced to discount the rent for his long-term tenants after the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal ruled he could not prove reducing the rent would put him at a finan [...] Read More...

3 ways to pretty up a backyard, make it a drawcard for good tenants

18 Jun2020
According to the 2019 Adbri Masonry Great Australian Backyard Survey, 52 per cent of respondents said they intended to live in their current property for 10 to 20 years, with 77 per cent saying they intend to [...] Read More...

One in six Australians have changed living arrangements due to COVID-19, survey shows

17 Jun2020
About one in six Australians have changed their living arrangements due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey shows. Australians are moving home to their parents, taking on additional housemates, delaying [...] Read More...

9 places that are still hiring workers right now

16 Jun2020
The coronavirus pandemic has shut Australia down. Not only is the healthcare system expected to be put under great pressure, but so is our welfare system and the national economy. So far, nearly one million [...] Read More...

Rents set to plummet as vacancy rates start to climb

15 Jun2020
Tenants can expect cheaper rents because of the coronavirus, with slowing immigration and a flood of new rentals putting renters in the driver’s seat. International students have vacated rental properties [...] Read More...

Brisbane's bikeways to be better connected as number of cyclists surge

12 Jun2020
John Reghenzani started riding to the office earlier this year due to a lack of direct public transport options, but the inner-Brisbane worker says "pandemic anxiety" has solidified his decision, even as restricti [...] Read More...

Brisbane CBD crime up by 50 per cent during lockdown

11 Jun2020
Brisbane City Council has recorded a 50 per cent increase in suspected CBD thefts in the past two months. The council's CCTV monitoring system covers the Queen Street Mall, City Botanic Gardens and Fortitude [...] Read More...

Which rental markets are most impacted by COVID-19?

10 Jun2020
COVID-19 is having varied impacts on residential property, but arguably the biggest impact could be in the rental space. Prior to COVID-19, the Australian rental market was already weak. Now, new challenges [...] Read More...

Pop-up bike lanes proposed for Brisbane CBD

09 Jun2020
Queensland's peak cycling lobby group has developed a detailed proposal for separated pop-up bike lanes throughout the Brisbane CBD. The proposal, presented to Brisbane City Council and the state government [...] Read More...
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