Real Estate News & Articles

Helicopter uses Brisbane River as launch pad in trial run into opening waterway to more tourism

31 Oct2017
A HELICOPTER has completed a trial run, using the Brisbane River as a launch pad, as part of an investigation into opening the iconic waterway up to more tourism. The privately funded trial, where a helicopter [...] Read More...

New Brisbane projects stall with two years’ of units on market.

30 Oct2017
Just one apartment development has launched in Brisbane this quarter, the fewest since March 2009, as enough units remain for sale off the plan in the inner city to supply the market for almost two years. Cbus [...] Read More...

What are the old concrete chimneys around Brisbane's CBD?

29 Oct2017
They've been in Brisbane since 1904 and you might have even walked past one on your way to work today — but what exactly are the concrete chimneys around the CBD? Before modern-day plumbing, giant [...] Read More...

Melbourne food charity FareShare expands to Brisbane and will cook six million free meals for the hungry

27 Oct2017
MELBOURNE-based food charity FareShare is opening a second kitchen in Brisbane on Tuesday making it capable of cooking more than six million meals for people going hungry across Australia. FareShare is expan [...] Read More...

Two bedder family heirloom sells for first time in nearly 80 years

26 Oct2017
A TWO-BEDROOM house once home to a family of eight has sold for the first time in nearly eight decades. The property at 111 Barclay St, Deagon, sold before auction for $440,000 after attracting four offers in [...] Read More...

Queensland’s first Share Shed opens in Salisbury where the public can borrow anything from party goods to garden gear

25 Oct2017
A SHARE shed, where members can share everything from lawnmowers to kayaks, disco balls, unicycles and a chocolate fountain, will open at Salisbury this month. Co-founders Nicole Bray, of Annerley, and Sarah [...] Read More...

Supply is not the issue when it comes to the question of housing affordability

24 Oct2017
CLAIMS that a housing supply shortfall was to blame for high property prices are misleading, said Propertyology head of research, Simon Pressley. Mr Pressley said some commentators had confused the strong [...] Read More...

Brisbane traffic: Worst roads and driver habits revealed

23 Oct2017
SIX lanes of stop-start traffic and driver inattention have made Ipswich Rd in Annerley Brisbane’s worst accident hotspot. The busy southside route has risen from sixth place to claim the unwanted title [...] Read More...

REIQ boss says RBA’s Brisbane unit market concerns “overly cautious”

22 Oct2017
THE boss of Queensland’s peak real estate body says the Reserve Bank’s warning that Brisbane’s apartment market is at risk of crashing this year is “overly cautious”. RBA assistant [...] Read More...

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...
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