Real Estate News & Articles

Melbourne food charity FareShare expands to Brisbane and will cook six million free meals for the hungry

27 Oct2017
MELBOURNE-based food charity FareShare is opening a second kitchen in Brisbane on Tuesday making it capable of cooking more than six million meals for people going hungry across Australia. FareShare is expan [...] Read More...

Two bedder family heirloom sells for first time in nearly 80 years

26 Oct2017
A TWO-BEDROOM house once home to a family of eight has sold for the first time in nearly eight decades. The property at 111 Barclay St, Deagon, sold before auction for $440,000 after attracting four offers in [...] Read More...

Queensland’s first Share Shed opens in Salisbury where the public can borrow anything from party goods to garden gear

25 Oct2017
A SHARE shed, where members can share everything from lawnmowers to kayaks, disco balls, unicycles and a chocolate fountain, will open at Salisbury this month. Co-founders Nicole Bray, of Annerley, and Sarah [...] Read More...

Supply is not the issue when it comes to the question of housing affordability

24 Oct2017
CLAIMS that a housing supply shortfall was to blame for high property prices are misleading, said Propertyology head of research, Simon Pressley. Mr Pressley said some commentators had confused the strong [...] Read More...

Brisbane traffic: Worst roads and driver habits revealed

23 Oct2017
SIX lanes of stop-start traffic and driver inattention have made Ipswich Rd in Annerley Brisbane’s worst accident hotspot. The busy southside route has risen from sixth place to claim the unwanted title [...] Read More...

REIQ boss says RBA’s Brisbane unit market concerns “overly cautious”

22 Oct2017
THE boss of Queensland’s peak real estate body says the Reserve Bank’s warning that Brisbane’s apartment market is at risk of crashing this year is “overly cautious”. RBA assistant [...] Read More...

Rise of rainwaters tanks could attract dengue mosquito back to Brisbane

20 Oct2017
Could the popularity of rainwater tanks in Brisbane provide the right conditions for the dengue mosquito to return to the city? The dengue mosquito — Aedes aegypti — has not been detected there for [...] Read More...

Queensland Business Monthly: The secrets of Brisbane’s iconic places

19 Oct2017
Milton ■ How it all began: In 1877, Irish brothers Nicholas and Edward Fitzgerald bought a failing distillery on the site and opened the brewery the following year. ■ Who owns it now: Lion has been owner [...] Read More...

Brisbane cyclists to get permanent bike lanes, with cars banned from parking along Sylvan Rd at Toowong for six hours a day

18 Oct2017
A KEY Brisbane road that links two of the city’s busiest cycling routes will have permanent bike lanes installed after a successful 12-month trial of the initiative. Cars will be banned from parking along [...] Read More...

Brisbane rental vacancies continue to tighten in landlords’ market: SQM

17 Oct2017
RENTAL vacancies continued to tighten in Brisbane over the past month, improving conditions for landlords but spelling bad news for those struggling to buy into the market. Brisbane recorded a vacancy rate of [...] Read More...
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