Real Estate News & Articles

Five ways to save when booking a car rental for the holidays

10 Apr2019
Are you a smart traveller who loves the thrill of finding a holiday bargain? You’re not the only one. Here are five tried and tested ways to save some serious pennies on your next car rental during peak [...] Read More...

How to clean windows

09 Apr2019
Cleaning the windows can be a task people accidentally miss off their to-do list. Aim to clean them every few months to allow more light into your home and bring back the sparkle! As a tip, avoid cleaning your [...] Read More...

Australian housing, the economic parallels with Ireland and the risk of a housing crash

08 Apr2019
It's the $7 trillion question hanging over Australia's economy — property boom and correction or bubble and bust? For those warning of the latter, Ireland and its spectacular implosion during the [...] Read More...

First-home buyers across Australia’s capital cities: How they saved for their deposit

05 Apr2019
Saving for a first home can seem an insurmountable task. Whether you’re in Sydney, Brisbane or Adelaide, scraping enough together for a 20 per cent deposit can — and usually does — take years. [...] Read More...

ATO ramps up its focus on rental properties and hosts on platforms such as Airbnb

04 Apr2019
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is ramping up its enforcement activities and will undertake 4,500 audits of taxpayers it considers are "high risk" because they overclaim or don't declare income relating [...] Read More...

How to set up your house as a short-term rental

03 Apr2019
Whether you’ve got a spare room, you're an empty-nester or lucky enough to own a second home, you could make some extra cash in the booming short-term rental market. From Homestay to Airbnb, a number [...] Read More...

Labor’s negative gearing changes will raise rent costs by nearly $5000 in Brisbane

02 Apr2019
Renters could face a hike of nearly $5000 a year if Labor win the election and follow through with proposed changes to negative gearing, a new report claims. Data from property market analysts SQM Research also [...] Read More...

Brisbane house price hits new record: What is your home now worth?

29 Mar2019
BRISBANE house prices are continuing to grow, with new figures revealing they have hit a record high for the 26th straight quarter — making the Queensland capital the envy of its cooling counterparts. The [...] Read More...

The shape of things to come for Brisbane's public art

28 Mar2019
A lack of finances in Brisbane's art scene means the city's creatives rely on generosity, frugality and a "make do" attitude that creates a community of collaboration, artists and architects say. T [...] Read More...

Expert tips on how to pass a rental inspection with flying colours

27 Mar2019
Every six months a smartly dressed woman with a clipboard arrives at my neighbour’s front door, knocking briskly before letting herself in. Another property inspection? Already? “I don’t mind! [...] Read More...
Additional Pages: