Real Estate News & Articles

Labor’s negative gearing changes will raise rent costs by nearly $5000 in Brisbane

02 Apr2019
Renters could face a hike of nearly $5000 a year if Labor win the election and follow through with proposed changes to negative gearing, a new report claims. Data from property market analysts SQM Research also [...] Read More...

Brisbane house price hits new record: What is your home now worth?

29 Mar2019
BRISBANE house prices are continuing to grow, with new figures revealing they have hit a record high for the 26th straight quarter — making the Queensland capital the envy of its cooling counterparts. The [...] Read More...

The shape of things to come for Brisbane's public art

28 Mar2019
A lack of finances in Brisbane's art scene means the city's creatives rely on generosity, frugality and a "make do" attitude that creates a community of collaboration, artists and architects say. T [...] Read More...

Expert tips on how to pass a rental inspection with flying colours

27 Mar2019
Every six months a smartly dressed woman with a clipboard arrives at my neighbour’s front door, knocking briskly before letting herself in. Another property inspection? Already? “I don’t mind! [...] Read More...

Vegetables and herbs you can easily grow without a garden

26 Mar2019
When I hit my 30s, I became overwhelmed by the urge to nurture, cherish and protect something as it grew and matured. It wasn't a new human life I wanted to create (no, thanks), but a desire to surround [...] Read More...

Lawn, garden and tree maintenance advice for those taking control of their first backyard

22 Mar2019
If you've never had a backyard before, the maintenance can be daunting, and short of asking Dad around to mow the lawn, it can be hard to know where to start. To help first-time backyard owners and renters or [...] Read More...

Road closures planned for Tour de Brisbane cycling race

20 Mar2019
Thousands of cyclists will hit Brisbane’s streets in April for the new Tour de Brisbane, shutting down a 110-kilometre network of roads across the city on a Sunday morning. The Tour de Brisbane will [...] Read More...

Tips on how to be a water-smart gardener during heatwaves

19 Mar2019
If you love your garden and hate seeing it suffer in summer (but don't like the idea of keeping your taps on to keep it green), there are some tricks to help you use less water. Sustainable Gardening [...] Read More...

The Queenslander from the year 2000: Brisbane starts to grow up and not out

15 Mar2019
By the year 2000, once we had all survived “Y2K” and the introduction of the GST, the Brisbane property landscape was readying to undergo a significant change. The 2000 Brisbane City Plan, which [...] Read More...

Are One-bedders Holding Brisbane's Apartment Market Back?

14 Mar2019
Buyer demand favours apartments with more bedrooms, as a new report warns buyers and developers alike to stay away from one-bedroom apartment stock. Brisbane’s apartment market has been quite the talking [...] Read More...
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