Real Estate

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Is this Australia’s cheapest island?

Is this Australia’s cheapest island?

A 28-hectare island that’s just hit the market is easily one of the cheapest in Australia.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Inside Ellen’s $34m beachfront compound

Inside Ellen’s $34m beachfront compound

TV host Ellen DeGeneres should add property mogul to her title, after deciding to sell her amazing four-bedroom house, with ocean views from almost every room.

Tue 2 Jul 2019

Interest rates slashed again: what it means for you

Interest rates slashed again: what it means for you

Home loan customers may save about $600-$1000 a year thanks to today’s landmark rate cut by the Reserve Bank - but there are other bigger benefits too.

Mon 1 Jul 2019

House prices bounce back in June

House prices bounce back in June

Is the worst of the housing downturn over? Sydney and Melbourne house prices have notched their first monthly gains since 2017.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Short street with long history

Short street with long history

Changing of the guard as prime 911sq m property in Sunshine Coast's golden triangle goes up for sale.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Recent asset sale spikes investor interest in Western Downs

Recent asset sale spikes investor interest in Western Downs

Experts believe commercial property sales show confidence in local business

Sat 8 Jun 2019

It's not what you do but how you do it

It's not what you do but how you do it

The international broadband submarine cable is among a host of innovations the Sunshine Coast is using as it becomes a player on the world stage.

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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