Real Estate News & Articles

Older Australians who own their home more than 20 times better off than those who rent, data shows

06 Apr2020
Exclusive Australian Bureau of Statistics data has revealed the staggering difference in wealth of older Australians in owner-occupied households compared to those that rent. In 2017-18, the ABS found that [...] Read More...

Queensland Rights & Obligations during a Tenancy

03 Apr2020
Landlords and tenants have various rights and obligations during a tenancy agreement. These include paying for utilities, repairs and maintenance, and security.    This guide covers landlords (or [...] Read More...

Tower in Brisbane's Golden Triangle sells for $53.5 million

01 Apr2020
A Prominent corner property in Brisbane's renowned Golden Traingle has sold for $53.5 million to local development and investment group PGA Properties following a slow start to the year for the CBD Office [...] Read More...

What to do when your tenant can’t pay the rent

31 Mar2020
A tenant who can’t pay the rent is a key concern for landlords. After all, you have expenses that need paying whether the tenant has paid their rent or not. Sometimes the rent forms a [...] Read More...

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

30 Mar2020
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...

The Brisbane suburbs where rentals are snapped up the fastest

27 Mar2020
The Brisbane suburbs where rental properties get snapped up the fastest has been revealed, with Springfield and Mansfield shown to have the toughest rental markets in Greater Brisbane. New data from the [...] Read More...

Rent for $3000 a week in Brisbane? The properties tenants are prepared to fork out for

26 Mar2020
Warning: these are not your average rental properties. Domain data puts Brisbane’s median asking rent price at $410 a week but some tenants are willing to pay 13 times more than that, just to get the right [...] Read More...

Is keeping a rental cool in the heat a landlord's responsibility?

25 Mar2020
As parts of Australia are sweltering through an intensifying heatwave, many people are taking steps to ensure their homes are cool enough. And for those in rentals, it can be tough knowing what you can and [...] Read More...

Should I sell with tenants in my property?

24 Mar2020
  Investors are often confused as to whether their investment property should be vacant or tenanted when selling.  On one hand, if you elect to have the property vacant, you have [...] Read More...

How to protect your investment property against illegal drug labs

23 Mar2020
Australia has one of the highest rates of illicit methamphetamine use in the world and the highest use among English-speaking countries. Since 2015, a drug lab bust has taken place almost every day in [...] Read More...
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