Real Estate News & Articles

Fuel security package may not save Ampol's Brisbane refinery

19 Oct2020
Ampol's sole remaining refinery looks slated for closure after a blowout in losses, signalling that the federal government's $2.5 billion fuel security package will fail to prevent a further [...] Read More...

Outlook is everything for these new developments in Brisbane and surrounds

16 Oct2020
Whether overlooking sparkling waters or the roaring crowd of a sporting arena, these new projects have some enviable outlooks. With homes appealing to everyone from first-home buyers to retirees, developers have [...] Read More...

Five all-natural housekeeping hacks that will change your life

15 Oct2020
You don’t have to be a fully paid-up neat freak to be interested in natural alternatives to traditional cleaning supplies. Even for the least domestic of goddesses (or gods), it’s helpful to know a [...] Read More...

Glass tower over Brisbane CBD church back under planning cloud

14 Oct2020
A development application for a 36-storey glass plate tower approved to replace the existing Suncorp Plaza tower at 343 Albert Street has returned to Brisbane's planning court a second time. In June last [...] Read More...

Final reports on Brisbane's wooden ferries delayed

13 Oct2020
More than two months after pulling nine monohulled ferries off the Brisbane River over safety concerns, Brisbane City Council is still waiting for technical reports to determine the next steps. The ferries, eight [...] Read More...

Brisbane first-home buyers need 4.5 years to save, despite pandemic

12 Oct2020
Low interest rates, falling prices and less smashed avo on toast have mixed a prime purchasing cocktail for Brisbane’s first-home buyers who are now taking less time to save for a unit compared to this time [...] Read More...

Unemployed face rental time bomb ahead of JobSeeker and JobKeeper cuts, Anglicare says

09 Oct2020
A rental crisis is looming for Australians out of work during the pandemic, according to a new study that says only 1 per cent of properties listed are affordable for singles receiving JobSeeker payments. Angl [...] Read More...

How to spot an apartment that will appreciate in value in 5 to 10 years’ time

30 Sep2020
Buying an apartment is obviously a big decision for any investor and short of working in the design industry, it can be hard to decipher which design trends will be relevant in five to 10 years’ time. Some [...] Read More...

Property Council lashes Basil Zempilas' plan to hit landowners with 'vacancy tax'

29 Sep2020
High-profile Perth mayoral candidate Basil Zempilas' plans to hike council rates for "greedy" landlords with vacant retail space have been slammed by Western Australia's influential Property Council. [...] Read More...

How to tell if termites are active in your house

28 Sep2020
Nobody likes to think there might be termites in their home doing untold amounts of damage that could end up costing thousands, perhaps tens of thousands of dollars.   If you’re concerned at potential [...] Read More...
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