Real Estate

Fri 6 Apr 2018

Woman with 'foghorn' voice gets eviction reprieve

Woman with 'foghorn' voice gets eviction reprieve

Emergency order gives lifeline to elderly woman in public housing drama

Tue 3 Apr 2018

HIA says housing market cooling

HIA says housing market cooling

GOOD news if you’re househunting: Australia’s peak housing body has signalled a cooling across the market, with every capital city except one registering falls in...

How that cafe coffee a day could cost you $71,000

How that cafe coffee a day could cost you $71,000

IF you knew your daily cup of coffee was costing you in excess of $70,000, would you break the habit?

Mon 2 Apr 2018

Why you'll have to pay to leave Gladstone

Why you'll have to pay to leave Gladstone

FIVE years ago, investors from all over Australia were scrambling to snap up a property in this idyllic city. But now it’ll cost you to leave.

Fri 30 Mar 2018

Woman's condition leaves her unable to control volume

Woman's condition leaves her unable to control volume

Loud voice case raises potential can of worms around housing for mentally ill people as woman faces homelessness over being too loud.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Evicted couple’s elaborate landlord ‘sting’

Evicted couple’s elaborate landlord ‘sting’

TO PROVE their landlord acted unfairly, an evicted couple launched a sting operation, secretly recording her giving them a bad reference.

Mon 26 Mar 2018

How you can rent this old rural bank for the night

How you can rent this old rural bank for the night

IT WAS once the scene of a robbery - now you can stay in this beautiful old bank building for the night.

$4m development 'too much' for Ballina: locals

$4m development 'too much' for Ballina: locals

THE proposed six-storey building would exceed the town's height limit.

Sun 25 Mar 2018

We’re 'sleepwalking into disaster'

We’re 'sleepwalking into disaster'

HOUSE prices have increased sevenfold in Australia in the past 30 years - but what goes up, must eventually come down. Is anyone prepared?

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Definitive answer to rent or buy

Definitive answer to rent or buy

RENT money might be dead money, but guess what? So is the interest you’re paying back to the bank.

Ghost town: Everyone’s gone

Ghost town: Everyone’s gone

NOT long ago this town was booming. Workers were pouring into town and rents were up to $1000 a week. Now, it’s been left for dead.

Gympie's house price growth among the state's strongest

Gympie's house price growth among the state's strongest

Real Estate Institute of Queensland Communications Manager Felicity Moore said Gympie's improvements were "impressive”.

Bundy's rental shortage is bad news for tenants

Bundy's rental shortage is bad news for tenants

IN A red-hot Bundaberg rental market, renters are filling out applications in the hope that a suitable property will become available.

PIC GALLERY: Look inside this Berserker home transformation

PIC GALLERY: Look inside this Berserker home transformation

A Rockhampton man bought the home for $70k at an auction and is now selling it for over $250k

Sat 17 Mar 2018

Couple ‘started with nothing’ quit their jobs in their 20s

Couple ‘started with nothing’ quit their jobs in their 20s

SCOTT and Mina O’Neill started with nothing, scraping together a deposit to buy their first property. Eight years later their properties are worth $17.3m.

Tue 13 Mar 2018

How many years to save a deposit?

How many years to save a deposit?

IT can take years of sacrifice to save for a home deposit and in some capital cities it can take decades.

Can Australia cope with 40 million people?

Can Australia cope with 40 million people?

EXPERTS warn Australia is ill-prepared to handle an exploding population, which is evident in commute times, packed transport and unaffordable housing.

Mon 12 Mar 2018

Toowoomba housing market strongest in regional Queensland

Toowoomba housing market strongest in regional Queensland

TOOWOOMBA had the highest growth in the property market of all regional Queensland areas, a new report released today has shown.

Sat 10 Mar 2018

Paradise could be yours for $12

Paradise could be yours for $12

AN American couple are offering their paradise resort home for as little as $12, but it’s not your typical property sale.

Coastal estate booms with $30 million building rush

Coastal estate booms with $30 million building rush

A $30 MILLION construction boom has begun in an estate where builders have started work on 100 homes in the past year, according to its developer.

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