Real Estate

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Tenants face tough test to get the keys as crisis sets in

Tenants face tough test to get the keys as crisis sets in

WITH the festive season now over, many people will now be looking to secure a new place to live for the new year. And you had better bring your A-game.

An affordable new build for more compact blocks

An affordable new build for more compact blocks

Henley’s Marlo 25 design caters to the budget conscious with smallish lots — but still keeps the look super stylish.

Put your money on entertainment

Put your money on entertainment

PROMOTING an independent lifestyle, Tom Gray’s latest project was designed to reduce ongoing costs.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

The house you can build in three hours

The house you can build in three hours

A Queensland company is seeing a surge in demand for its flatpack houses that are erected in less time than it takes most people to put together an IKEA bunk bed....

Sun 6 Jan 2019

Opal tower builder defends letting workers 'trash' units

Opal tower builder defends letting workers 'trash' units

Residents are furious after they discovered some apartments had been gutted and ceilings ripped apart without notice.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Buy Italian home for less than a slice of pizza

Buy Italian home for less than a slice of pizza

Ever thought of escaping to a pretty Italian village? You might be surprised at how little it could cost — you probably have it in your pocket right now.

Where to buy property in 2019

Where to buy property in 2019

IT will be remembered as the year Brisbane delayed a property downturn gripping other states.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

PHOTOS: This holiday home hottest in Queensland

PHOTOS: This holiday home hottest in Queensland

A FIVE bedroom home on the Sunshine Coast was the hottest property in Queensland this week as the holidays draw to a close for many families.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

More cracks appear in Opal Tower

More cracks appear in Opal Tower

DAMAGE at Sydney’s Opal Tower appears to be spreading with two new cracks found on a different floor to the one that sparked the crisis.

Mon 31 Dec 2018

Deadline looms for crumbling tower

Deadline looms for crumbling tower

As the hunt for answers rages on, a crucial 48-hour deadline has been given to the firm which built Sydney’s crumbling Opal tower.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Residents refuse to vacate cracked tower

Residents refuse to vacate cracked tower

Residents of the cracked Opal Tower building are refusing to vacate, while the NSW government has announced a new “name and shame” register.

Sat 29 Dec 2018

Dangers of ‘sick-building syndrome’

Dangers of ‘sick-building syndrome’

EXPERTS say the crumbling Sydney Opal Tower saga is part of a serious sickness that should signal a wake-up call to the building industry.

Tue 25 Dec 2018

Christmas Emergency: High rise evacuated after wall fails

Christmas Emergency: High rise evacuated after wall fails

IT WAS a scary and frustrating start to Christmas for residents of a high rise tower in Sydney after some of them heard ominous “cracking noises”.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

Margot Robbie’s teen home cost revealed

Margot Robbie’s teen home cost revealed

The sale price of the home that Hollywood superstar Margot Robbie paid off for her mum has been revealed.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Ex-brothel for sale after remarkable reno

Ex-brothel for sale after remarkable reno

A Richmond terrace with a seedy history as a brothel and a squatters’ haunt has been totally transformed and listed for sale by its prominent owner.

AC/DC drummer looking to sell New Zealand pad

AC/DC drummer looking to sell New Zealand pad

Buyers have a chance to live the life of a rock star, with AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd listing his luxurious six-bedroom home in New Zealand.

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Drastic move as home loan risk shifts

Drastic move as home loan risk shifts

Australia’s banking regulator is backtracking on a cap it introduced on risky loans, but there are concerns it’s making the wrong move.

How to snag a bargain before the year ends

How to snag a bargain before the year ends

The last week of the year is always a big time in the real estate industry, with many buyers looking to secure a new home.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Why Aussie lives in NYC’s ‘saddest’ home

Why Aussie lives in NYC’s ‘saddest’ home

A floral designer from Melbourne unwittingly moved into a space so weird, local media named it “the saddest apartment in NYC”.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Housing crash: ‘Perfect’ houses nobody will buy

Housing crash: ‘Perfect’ houses nobody will buy

THEY'RE brand new “dream homes” perfect for Aussie families — but there’s an unexpected reason why these properties won’t sell.

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