Real Estate

Mon 1 Jul 2019

Angry residents to take council to court

premium_icon Angry residents to take council to court

RESIDENTS say legal action is imminent after a council CEO north of Brisbane handed down his final decision on a suburban hotel’s controversial plans.

Where $500k still goes a long way

Where $500k still goes a long way

A NEW report has revealed the best places to park your money and while Brisbane offers the best bang for buck, even Sydney is back in the game.

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Top restaurateur’s old pad has $50,000 oven

Top restaurateur’s old pad has $50,000 oven

Buyers hungry for a bargain will love his Hawthorn East house built by a well-known restaurateur, who added a wine and cheese room and $50,000 oven.

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Ministers run as owners question environmental 'land grab'

premium_icon Ministers run as owners question environmental 'land grab'

Home and farm owners angry at short lived eco-laws, now blamed on computer error.

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Wealth climbs, but so does mortgage debt

Wealth climbs, but so does mortgage debt

PLUMMETING house prices meant Australians' mortgage debt continued to grow faster than the value of real estate assets during the March quarter.

The local homes that made it to Airbnb's new luxury site

premium_icon The local homes that made it to Airbnb's new luxury site

PRICES in the area range from $699 AUD/night for a countryside hilltop villa to $8,257 AUD/night for a six bedroom-home.

Documents hold key to Mascot crack crisis

Documents hold key to Mascot crack crisis

Engineers have finally received the documents they need to figure out what caused huge cracks to appear in Mascot Towers, leaving hundreds homeless.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Waterfront living for just $750: the people pod

premium_icon Waterfront living for just $750: the people pod

Want to live by the water on the Gold Coast? Now you can live with a view of the Broadwater and it will cost you just $750. But there’s a catch.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Man buys house by selling Lego

Man buys house by selling Lego

One millennial turned his favourite toy into cash, selling enough to pay for the deposit on his new home. Do you have any lying around?

$79K house could be Australia’s best bargain

$79K house could be Australia’s best bargain

Much has been reported about the falling property market, but new figures show the surprising suburbs and towns across the country experiencing dramatic price...

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Tenant’s bizarre spat with landlord over pet

Tenant’s bizarre spat with landlord over pet

A man became embroiled in a bitter fight with his landlord after he discovered he was sharing his apartment with a very unlikely guest.

Mascot Towers residents vote to shell out $1m on repairs

premium_icon Mascot Towers residents vote to shell out $1m on repairs

Mascot Towers apartment owners have agreed to raise a $1m special levy for “urgent” repair works after a marathon meeting that lasted more than three hours.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

The incredible renovation of this everyday Rainbow home

premium_icon The incredible renovation of this everyday Rainbow home

Major award on the line as a touch of the unique comes to Cooloola Coast.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Is this Australia's cheapest home?

premium_icon Is this Australia's cheapest home?

This cabin may just be Australia's cheapest home - but if you’re looking to buy, there’s a catch.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Tradie buys four properties by age 22

Tradie buys four properties by age 22

Norbert Kaess is an “average” bloke with an “ordinary” job — but he’s still built up a lucrative property portfolio in his early 20s.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Shock reason why tower cracked

Shock reason why tower cracked

Public officials are already pointing the finger at the reason why hundreds of Sydney residents were evacuated from their cracking building.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Squatter wins rights to $1.7m home

Squatter wins rights to $1.7m home

A property developer who claimed a Sydney home by squatting in it has won a Supreme Court case allowing him to keep the property.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

‘Old-school’ hack behind $600k home

‘Old-school’ hack behind $600k home

Suzanne Holohan was “burning” through her savings — but one fun “game” helped her save up a house deposit in just three years.

Fri 31 May 2019

‘Gobsmacking’ 2.99pc home loan

‘Gobsmacking’ 2.99pc home loan

AN AUSSIE bank has announced a home loan rate of 2.99 per cent described by industry watchers as completely game-changing.

Fri 24 May 2019

Economists name 'biggest losers' in Coalition win

Economists name 'biggest losers' in Coalition win

And others warned the negatives "remain significant".

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