Real Estate News & Articles

Rise of rainwaters tanks could attract dengue mosquito back to Brisbane

20 Oct2017
Could the popularity of rainwater tanks in Brisbane provide the right conditions for the dengue mosquito to return to the city? The dengue mosquito — Aedes aegypti — has not been detected there for [...] Read More...

Queensland Business Monthly: The secrets of Brisbane’s iconic places

19 Oct2017
Milton ■ How it all began: In 1877, Irish brothers Nicholas and Edward Fitzgerald bought a failing distillery on the site and opened the brewery the following year. ■ Who owns it now: Lion has been owner [...] Read More...

Brisbane cyclists to get permanent bike lanes, with cars banned from parking along Sylvan Rd at Toowong for six hours a day

18 Oct2017
A KEY Brisbane road that links two of the city’s busiest cycling routes will have permanent bike lanes installed after a successful 12-month trial of the initiative. Cars will be banned from parking along [...] Read More...

Brisbane rental vacancies continue to tighten in landlords’ market: SQM

17 Oct2017
RENTAL vacancies continued to tighten in Brisbane over the past month, improving conditions for landlords but spelling bad news for those struggling to buy into the market. Brisbane recorded a vacancy rate of [...] Read More...

Australian property is the greenest in the world

16 Oct2017
Australia and New Zealand real estate assets are leading the world for environmental standards, according to a global ranking. Companies and funds based here outperformed all other regions in rankings from [...] Read More...

It’s official: Brisbane is more liveable than Melbourne

15 Oct2017
IT might have been robbed of the top spot on the world’s most liveable list, but new research has confirmed life in Brisbane is actually far better than Melbourne. Brisbane has cemented itself as the [...] Read More...

More than 18,000 reports of abandoned Brisbane vehicles in three years

13 Oct2017
Brisbane residents made more than 18,000 reports of suspected abandoned vehicles in the past three years but most of the claims were inaccurate. From July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017, the Brisbane City Council [...] Read More...

The difference between renovating for selling and renting

12 Oct2017
When it’s time to spruce up an old property, you can’t just slap on any old coat of paint, make things a little bigger and call it a day. One expert lends his knowledge on what owners can do to make [...] Read More...

1 in 4 young Aussies says rentvesting the only way to get property

11 Oct2017
Given the escalating cost of dwellings in Australia’s major cities, cash-strapped house-hunters are trying to find new ways of getting a foothold in the property ladder. New research from non-bank lender [...] Read More...

More investors sacrificing lifestyle to buy property

10 Oct2017
New research shows that more Australian investors are choosing to sacrifice their lifestyle in order to buy properties. According to Mortgage Choice’s Investor Survey, 71 per cent of property investors [...] Read More...
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