Real Estate News & Articles

OFT : Agents Must be trustworthy

08 Oct2017
A Brisbane real estate agent was sentenced in July to 12 months’ imprisonment, suspended for 18 months, for wrongful conversion of trust money. Satvinder Sign Dhillon, sole director and principal agent [...] Read More...

Five signs you have a bad property manager

06 Oct2017
Smart landlords know the value of professional property managers but even the most experienced investors can wind up with a bad operator. From irregular inspection reports to rental arrears and payment discr [...] Read More...

Southeast’s best beaches near Brisbane

05 Oct2017
THE beach season is well and truly upon us, bringing with it plenty of sun, sand, and surf. What’s more, in Queensland we’re spoilt for choice. Here are some of our favourite beaches just a short [...] Read More...

Ending a Residential Tenancy Agreement

04 Oct2017
A residential Tenancy Agreement can only end in a way mentioned in section 277 of the RTRA Act including (but not limited to): By written agreement of the lessor and tenant (section 277(2)); By the lessor [...] Read More...

Brisbane pushing at Melbourne in world’s most liveable cities list

03 Oct2017
MELBOURNE has been named as the world’s most liveable city for a record seventh year in a row. While Melbourne took the gong — followed by Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary, experts have argued [...] Read More...

Brisbane residents complain about noise 30 times a day

02 Oct2017
Brisbane residents are complaining about their noisy neighbourhoods on average almost 30 times every day, with noise complaints made to Brisbane City Council increasing compared with the past year. In the [...] Read More...

Rising temperatures and an early spring have increased snake numbers

01 Oct2017
SNAKE catchers say they are dealing with a “tsunami” of reptiles as temperatures soar on the Queensland Gold Coast and males aggressively pursue a mate. The warning comes after a person was hospi [...] Read More...

Glow-in-the-dark pathways to be installed in Brisbane

29 Sep2017
Glow-in-the-dark pathways are coming to Brisbane as the city explores new ways to light up darkened paths at night. At Tuesday's Public and Active Transport Committee it was revealed the council would [...] Read More...

Fears empty Brisbane streets will greet the Queen's Commonwealth Games baton

28 Sep2017
There are concerns the Queen's Baton will travel one of its last legs through empty streets in Brisbane ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The baton was due to travel through Brisbane on March [...] Read More...

Should you help your kids buy property? Only if they're good

27 Sep2017
"Should we help our children into their first home?" was the topic of a recent broadcast that was done on radio 2UE. It's a topical question in these days of shrinking home affordability but, like most big [...] Read More...
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