Real Estate News & Articles

Will the new Brisbane State High School catchment affect property prices?

13 Sep2018
Changes made to Brisbane State High School’s catchment zone are already affecting properties for sale in the area, according to local real estate agents. The state government released new catchment maps [...] Read More...

Public warning issued over plumbing service

12 Sep2018
A PUBLIC warning has been issued for Queenslanders to “exercise extreme caution” when dealing with a particular plumbing service advertising online. The Queensland Building and Construction Commi [...] Read More...

Brisbane City Council's travel expenses double to record level

11 Sep2018
Brisbane City Council's overseas travel expenses soared to $185,000 in the past financial year, more than double the previous period's figure and a six-fold increase on 2015-16. There were 30 overseas [...] Read More...

First look at Brisbane Airport's new runway

10 Sep2018
Costing close to $1.3 billion, Brisbane's new runway project is the biggest aviation construction job in Australia's history. Now, the first part of the mammoth project is nearly complete. The [...] Read More...

Brisbane eco-tourism proposal amended due to concern for native birdlife

07 Sep2018
A proposal for a $15 million eco-tourism and zipline development at Mt Coot-tha on the outskirts of Brisbane has been amended amid concerns about the project’s impact on the local Powerful Owl and other [...] Read More...

Brisbane's 'new Festival Hall' takes shape in Fortitude Valley

06 Sep2018
The architectual style of Brisbane’s long-awaited replacement venue for the demolished Festival Hall will fittingly pay tribute to the older buildings of the city demolished in the 1980s. The design [...] Read More...

Thousands of Australians forced into rental stress: report highlights income disparity

05 Sep2018
Renters living in the inner-suburbs of Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane are spending nearly half of their wages on rent – so much that renting is becoming as unaffordable as buying, according to a new report [...] Read More...

The Boatyard Bulimba hits new high on Brisbane River

04 Sep2018
IT was once owned by the infamous Christopher Skase, then rescued to become a famous shipyard under Norman R Wright and Sons, and now The Boatyard Bulimba has hit a new high. Three storeys high, that is. The [...] Read More...

How Brisbane bus drivers now deal with aggressive passengers

03 Sep2018
Brisbane bus drivers have received extra training for dealing with angry, aggressive and intoxicated passengers. From September 12 last year, Transport for Brisbane started situational awareness and de-escal [...] Read More...

Unit owners clean up after selling entire building

31 Aug2018
A GROUP of owners made a tidy profit after just five days on the market after banding together to sell their entire building. The unit owners at 26 Toorak Road in Brisbane blue chip suburb, Hamilton, pooled [...] Read More...
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