Real Estate

Tue 13 Nov 2018

$180k salary not enough to buy home

$180k salary not enough to buy home

Freddy Grant and his husband had a $100,000 deposit and a comfortable income. But for years a home was still “out of reach”.

Geoffrey Rush's childhood home hits the market

premium_icon Geoffrey Rush's childhood home hits the market

MORE than a decade ago, as David Spear set about piecing together his farming property Lyra Views, he unknowingly bought a piece of Australian movie history.

'Holy moly': The interesting history of The Farmhouse

premium_icon 'Holy moly': The interesting history of The Farmhouse

The historic property on 44 Charles Street, West Gladstone is up for sale by Locations Estate Agents.

Couple pay $170k over reserve for new home

Couple pay $170k over reserve for new home

A COUPLE relocating from Vaucluse have snapped up a four-bedroom house in South Coogee for $2.37 million, paying $170,000 above reserve at auction.

Negative gearing changes will slam the vulnerable

premium_icon Negative gearing changes will slam the vulnerable

Labor’s plans for negative gearing sound like one thing in theory, but paint a completely different and bleak picture when tested in practice: Satya Marar.

Original Bachelor benches investment home

Original Bachelor benches investment home

ORIGINAL Bachelor Tim Robards is hoping to score $440,000 for his Newcastle investment property which he bought some 17 years ago when he was a chiropractor.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

$21 million development to go before planning panel

$21 million development to go before planning panel

FOUR storey development planned for town exceeds current height restrictions.

First home buyers still struggling

First home buyers still struggling

THE struggle is still real for aspiring first homeowners, but Queenslanders would rather forgo a holiday than get a second job to save for a property.

Migration to Toowoomba drives low rental vacancies

premium_icon Migration to Toowoomba drives low rental vacancies

A STRONG migration of people to Toowoomba from the coast has helped fuel the city’s low rental vacancy rates.

Dick puzzled by blocked bid to fix transport problems

premium_icon Dick puzzled by blocked bid to fix transport problems

Coast man Dick Rowe has been left dumbfounded by what he says is the State Government's refusal to let him solve the Sunshine Coast's transport woes.

Ipswich suburb among best in price growth

premium_icon Ipswich suburb among best in price growth

About 70 suburbs across Queensland delivered double-digit growth in the past 12 months to June.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

City making homeowners rich

City making homeowners rich

A SYDNEY couple made a staggering $79,000 in just four months after buying in one surprising area. And they’re not the only ones raking it in.

Great Gatsby mansion for sale

Great Gatsby mansion for sale

THE former owner of Queensland takeaway-chicken chain, Brodie’s, has put his lavish riverfront mansion on the market.

Meet the couple that bought an entire town

Meet the couple that bought an entire town

MEET Queensland’s newest property ‘moguls’ — the Harley Davidson-riding grandparents who bought deserted town Allies Creek.

Good news for first home buyers

Good news for first home buyers

NEW housing loans have hit their lowest level in four years, latest ABS figures show — and here’s why that’s extremely good news if you’re a first homebuyer.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Inside the city penthouse with roof-top spa, putting green

premium_icon Inside the city penthouse with roof-top spa, putting green

DO YOU fancy soaking in your own penthouse spa or sitting in the sauna while overlooking Ipswich as the sun sets?

Deep water property brings $1.735m sale

Deep water property brings $1.735m sale

Waterfront and beachfront property in demand as agents gear up for summer months

The three Rs of real estate

The three Rs of real estate

Coast agent meets auction success with downsizers looking for position

Map reveals rental market killer

Map reveals rental market killer

A MAP has revealed a stark change in the Australian rental market. And one thing is responsible for the housing carnage.

Who housing slump is hitting hardest

Who housing slump is hitting hardest

HOME sellers have been losing more than $100,000 in some of the Sydney regions that have been the worst hit by the current real estate market slump.

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