Real Estate News & Articles

What’s behind the boom in the Gold Coast property market?

30 Aug2017
When Australia’s leading demographer Bernard Salt released the landmark Beyond the Horizon study into the 50-year future of the Gold Coast, the region’s Mayor, Tom Tate, was unequivocal about his own [...] Read More...

Qld Government doubles subsidised hospital parking, after online campaign

29 Aug2017
IN A win for people power, the Queensland government has announced it will double the number of subsidised parking spaces at the state’s public hospitals. The announcement comes after a huge online [...] Read More...

Brisbane property manager fined, banned for diverting money to pay her own rent

28 Aug2017
A former Springwood property manager has been fined $10,000 and banned from practising for 10 years for diverting rental payments to pay her own rent. Sarah Ford, 33, stole the money while working for her [...] Read More...

Brisbane’s most expensive properties for rent

27 Aug2017
When it comes to finding a rental property the general idea is the less you pay the better. But that’s not always the case. Brisbane’s high-end rental market has active tenants forking out weekly [...] Read More...

Damage by Fire !?!

25 Aug2017
Every winter thousands of homes across the country are damaged or destroyed by fire and, worse still, many people lose their lives. Yet, most household fires are accidental – and preventable. Many fires [...] Read More...

Land tax to solve Australia’s housing crunch?

24 Aug2017
Tackling Australia’s housing crunch shouldn’t just be a matter of boosting supply. “It should also be about making more efficient and equitable use of existing housing and housing-designated [...] Read More...

Brisbane agent sells home at auction he first tried to sell 13 years ago

23 Aug2017
Noel and Veronica Dowling were thinking about moving to Stradbroke Island for good in 2004. At the time, they got Grant to have a crack at selling their property, but unfortunately a contract fell through and Mr [...] Read More...

Chinese Investors will spend billions on real estate in 2017

22 Aug2017
Despite the new curbs enforced by some foreign governments on Chinese real estate investors, the latter remains undaunted. According to a new report from Juwai.com, a Chinese-language international property [...] Read More...

Brisbane first-home buyers can choose from 92 affordable suburbs

21 Aug2017
Brisbane is being held up as an example of housing affordability, because 92 suburbs in the greater Brisbane area have a median below the average purchasing power ($392,000) of first-home buyers. Domain Group [...] Read More...

Apartments in Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf towers set to sell in 2019

20 Aug2017
Apartments in Brisbane’s multi-billion-dollar Queen’s Wharf ­development will start selling in the 2019 financial year for the first of the three planned towers across the site. One of the [...] Read More...
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