Real Estate News & Articles

Renovations rescue our oldest surviving private residence

23 Nov2017
Eskgrove, 56 Laidlaw Pde, East Brisbane, built 1853 A LONG driveway from busy Lytton Rd at one time was the entry point to Eskgrove. But the entrance was always facing the backstreet – Laidlaw Pde. [...] Read More...

Five of the best penthouses in Brisbane and the Gold Coast

22 Nov2017
Penthouses are endlessly fascinating when they come up for sale, because they give a glimpse into the lifestyles of the wealthy who usually inhabit the sky-high homes. Several new and stylish sky-homes have [...] Read More...

Wanted: Outdoor dunnies and thunderboxes for Brisbane museum

21 Nov2017
Have you still got an outhouse, a dunny, a loo, the long drop, a thunderbox or a crapper in your backyard? Queensland's Urban Utilities is looking to collect and restore some of the country's remaining [...] Read More...

Who makes the decision on an application, and who can the property manager pass the information collected from the application form onto?

20 Nov2017
This will depend on the specific instructions given by the lessor at the time of negotiating the PO Form 6. As every application is a form of offer, the property manager should verify the terms of the tenancy with [...] Read More...

Virgin starts Brisbane biofuel trial

19 Nov2017
Brisbane airport will become one of the first airports in the world to use biofuel, with Virgin Australia trialling the sustainable fuel source. Virgin has partnered with US-based renewable fuel supplier Gevo [...] Read More...

See the Brisbane factory where popular ice-cream cone was invented

17 Nov2017
The much-loved chocolate filled Drumstick ice-cream cones were invented in Brisbane and the ice-cream factory, which is now 89 years old, still stands in the inner city. Peters Ice Cream factory at West End was [...] Read More...

What legislation impacts on the tenancy selection process?

16 Nov2017
Under The Property Occupations Act and Regulations – A property manager must act in the clients best interests and demonstrate due care skill and diligence. Under The Privacy Act – When collecting [...] Read More...

Night market approved for Brisbane's biggest fresh food market

15 Nov2017
A night market within the already popular Brisbane Markets at Rocklea has been given the green light. Fairfax Media reported in September that Brisbane Markets submitted a development application to Brisbane [...] Read More...

What is the purpose of having prospective tenants complete a tenancy application form and what criteria do they have to meet?

14 Nov2017
The agent / property manager is acting on behalf of the owner and must demonstrate they have acted professionally in conducting due diligence in assessing the prospective tenants ability to;  1. Pay the [...] Read More...

Is your backyard dunny good enough for Brisbane's Poo-seum?

13 Nov2017
THE famous Aussie thunderbox shares a special place in the hearts of many of those Ipswich residents who have been around long enough. Call it looking at the past through rose-tinted spectacles, but many look [...] Read More...
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