Real Estate News & Articles

'Bumpy' road to recovery as Treasury tips unemployment rate to top 13% by end of the year

10 Sep2020
Treasury predicts Australia’s effective unemployment will top 13% before the end of the year, with the Covid outbreak in Victoria hampering the recovery which saw real unemployment fall to 9.8% in July, down [...] Read More...

Coronavirus restrictions mean booking a holiday is difficult — here's how to COVID-proof your travels

09 Sep2020
Going on holiday during the coronavirus pandemic has never been more complicated, with rapidly changing restrictions causing headaches for travellers. Tourism and travel companies are also struggling to stay [...] Read More...

How to secure a bargain when moving to a new rental

08 Sep2020
Moving to a new rental property offers a myriad of new opportunities. You might be upgrading to a larger home, adding a bedroom, leaving a share house or moving to be closer to work.  However, negotiating [...] Read More...

4 steps to survive renting during COVID-19

02 Sep2020
The impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus has touched the lives of every Western Australian, bringing with it tough challenges for many people. Some people have lost their jobs or had their income reduced, and they [...] Read More...

Rental Market At Its "Tightest"

01 Sep2020
Queensland's rental market is currently facing the tightest conditions since the global financial crisis as vacancy rates continue to shrink, according to the latest market report from the Real Estate Insti [...] Read More...

Airbnb Is Renting Out The World’s Last Blockbuster For $5/Night

31 Aug2020
The franchise may be long dead, but the memory of those hallowed, carpeted grounds endures within every 90s kid’s heart. If you so happen to be feeling painfully nostalgic, however, there’s some&nbs [...] Read More...

Mixed fortunes in holiday home market as some Sydneysiders rent 'second homes'

28 Aug2020
Wealthy Sydneysiders are taking out long-term leases on properties normally rented out on Airbnb and using them as second homes to escape the city during the pandemic. While the Airbnb market has sunk in inner [...] Read More...

Queenslanders provide glimmer of hope for Nth Qld tourism

27 Aug2020
Fitzroy Island chief executive Glen Macdonald has been flat out in the past few months, but this year it has been Queenslanders rather than international or interstate tourists who have flocked to the island [...] Read More...

First two Brisbane green bridges to cost $257 million

26 Aug2020
Brisbane City Council is preparing to fork out $257 million for two of its planned five green bridges, starting the tender process for the Kangaroo Point and Breakfast Creek bridges. Lord mayor Adrian Schrinner [...] Read More...

Future of flying in coronavirus Australia is all domestic, as Qantas, Virgin and Rex look local

25 Aug2020
This is how bad it has become. Just days before announcing a $2 billion loss last week, Qantas announced it was selling off one of its most prized assets. It wasn't one of its planes or its frequent [...] Read More...
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