Real Estate

Tue 17 Apr 2018

13 sneaky ways real estate agents lie to you

13 sneaky ways real estate agents lie to you

EVERYONE knows estate agents use creative flair to talk up their listings. But don’t be fooled by these tricky words and phrases.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

OUT OF CONTROL: Secret forces behind high house prices

OUT OF CONTROL: Secret forces behind high house prices

WHILE we’ve been calling on the government to do something about out-of-control house prices, more powerful forces are pulling the strings.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

What to think about before going guarantor

What to think about before going guarantor

IT MIGHT seem like the right thing to do, but being guarantor on a loan for a loved one can ruin finances and families.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Number of new apartments crashing in Qld

Number of new apartments crashing in Qld

THE apartment glut in Queensland appears to have spooked developers with planned unit and apartment developments only valued at a third of a year ago.

Urgent hearing to resolve 'foghorn' tenant case

Urgent hearing to resolve 'foghorn' tenant case

AN ELDERLY woman's tenancy is on the line after neighbours complained about her "unusually” loud voice.

Mon 9 Apr 2018

Pat Rafter loses millions in property deal

Pat Rafter loses millions in property deal

LATEST records have revealed former tennis world number one Pat Rafter lost millions in a stunning Sunshine Coast real estate deal.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Household name buys-in on North Coast

Household name buys-in on North Coast

GOLD LOGIE-WINNING TV presenter is the latest star to buy on New South Wales north coast. And her new digs are certainly of a gold standard.

Fri 6 Apr 2018

How to make $100k in 9 months

How to make $100k in 9 months

IT leaves a lot to be desired from the outside and the bathroom isn’t even finished, but this home has just gone under contract for $100,000 more than it sold for...

The $4bn plan to ditch rent bonds: Is it worth the risk?

The $4bn plan to ditch rent bonds: Is it worth the risk?

BILLIONS of dollars of tenants’ cash is tied up in rental bonds but under a new plan the “tax on renters” would be returned.

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

Thu 5 Apr 2018

Paradise on Clarence River listed for $5m

Paradise on Clarence River listed for $5m

An airstrip, agricultural land, wildlife ponds and beautiful cottages, this Goodwood Island property has everything

Wed 4 Apr 2018

Auction pulling the punters to Minnie sale

Auction pulling the punters to Minnie sale

Renovated beach house gets bidders excited at recent auction

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?

Multilingual estate agent tips Asian investment boost

premium_icon Multilingual estate agent tips Asian investment boost

TOOWOOMBA'S only multilingual real estate agent believes the region will benefit from a massive influx of investors from Asia.

Mon 2 Apr 2018

Moving hell: Removals industry under fire

Moving hell: Removals industry under fire

THOUSANDS of Australians have been left in the lurch and out of pocket after paying for dodgy discounted furniture removal services.

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.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

Clive Berghofer to wind up 59-year-old company this year

premium_icon Clive Berghofer to wind up 59-year-old company this year

TOOWOOMBA property developer and builder Clive Berghofer has revealed he will wind up his civil construction company within months.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Adult's only space to be auctioned

Adult's only space to be auctioned

Clubyamba an adult only retreat containing seven villa's is to be auctioned

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