Real Estate News & Articles

Airport stakes hot property as bankers hone in on Brisbane

06 Feb2018
A $1 billion-odd stake in Brisbane Airport is in the spotlight following a better than expected auction result for Cairns Airport owner North Queensland Airports. Auckland International Airport, which owns [...] Read More...

Ikea tests renting out furniture as eco-friendly plan

05 Feb2018
In the future it might not only be your home that is rented. Everything in it could be leased too, from the furniture to the carpets, as companies including Ikea trial radical alternatives to selling household [...] Read More...

Another fractional property investment platform emerges in Australian market

02 Feb2018
Skyrocketing house prices, stagnant wage growth and disillusioned young adults unable to compete with experienced investors have created the perfect breeding ground for platforms offering first-home buyers a way [...] Read More...

Abandoned retirement village in Carina, Brisbane, up in flames

01 Feb2018
A DERELICT retirement village in Brisbane’s east has gone up in flames. Emergency services were advised of a fire at the Salvin Park Blue Care Nursing Home at Carina Heights about 9pm Saturday. A [...] Read More...

How Will Australia’s New Depreciation Law Affect My Property Taxes?

31 Jan2018
Q: I own a home in Sydney, and I’m confused about the recently passed law regarding depreciation, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity) Act 2017. How will it affect my tax bill and what else [...] Read More...

Top five tips on snaring a rental property

30 Jan2018
AS the end of school holidays gets closer and the streets start to fill back up with cars it surprises a lot of people to know that one section of the local property market will be closing out one of its busiest [...] Read More...

Brisbane property market is predicted to do well in 2018 on the back of interstate interest

29 Jan2018
PROPERTY markets are tipped to remain bouyant in 2018 according to the Real Estate Buyers Agents Association of Australia (REBAA). It said markets in Brisbane and Hobart would do well as a result of keen [...] Read More...

New southeast Queensland high school to be built 14 years early

25 Jan2018
CONSTRUCTION of a new high school is expected to start next year in one of the state’s fastest growing master-planned communities. The high school will come on the heels of the Coles supermarket, medical [...] Read More...

Confidence in Queensland’s property sector falls for first time in nearly 2 years

24 Jan2018
CONFIDENCE in Queensland’s property market has fallen for the first time in nearly two years on the back of the latest tax grab proposed by the state government. The ANZ/Property Council Survey released [...] Read More...

More than 19,000 hoarding and squalor complaints made in Brisbane

23 Jan2018
Brisbane residents have complained about hoarding and squalor in the city more than 19,000 times in the past three years. In the past financial year, the council received 6227 complaints, an increase of 364 on [...] Read More...
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