Real Estate

Wed 14 Apr 2021

‘Worst’ house is Sydney’s last under $900k

‘Worst’ house is Sydney’s last under $900k

Now there is just one house for sale for under $900,000 across inner Sydney and the agent has described it as one of the “worst” he’s ever seen.

Explained: Noosa’s crackdown on holiday homes

Premium Content Explained: Noosa’s crackdown on holiday homes

Hens, bucks parties and celebrations will be off limits at Noosa holiday homes under plans to crack down on the industry. Here’s how holidaying could change

Tue 13 Apr 2021

Family stunned by $700k home disaster

Family stunned by $700k home disaster

A Sydney father has been left fuming after realising his dream home had been quite literally cut in half in a home build disaster.

Farmers’ fears for future impact of increasing land values

Premium Content Farmers’ fears for future impact of increasing land values

They've been watching valuations in other regions with growing 'trepidation'

Mon 12 Apr 2021

FIRST LOOK: RV park plans between Mackay and Whitsundays

Premium Content FIRST LOOK: RV park plans between Mackay and Whitsundays

‘We plan to offer guided farm tours, bush walks, beekeeping and propagation demonstrations as well as camp activities like poets nights and sing-alongs’

HISTORICAL: Wide Bay housing approvals highest in state

Premium Content HISTORICAL: Wide Bay housing approvals highest in state

Constructions Skills Queensland (CSQ) said housing approvals had seen an increase of nearly 25% since before the pandemic.

Sun 11 Apr 2021

Housing developments to blame for rodent ‘infestation’

Premium Content Housing developments to blame for rodent ‘infestation’

Resident fears damage to her home after hearing vermin in her roof

Sat 10 Apr 2021

Interactive: Where you can still get a house for $500k

Premium Content Interactive: Where you can still get a house for $500k

With houses in almost all Brisbane suburbs expected to have $500,000 median asking prices by year’s end, here’s where you can still get one for less.

Fri 9 Apr 2021

‘Unreasonable’: Legal action to halt Oceanway

Premium Content ‘Unreasonable’: Legal action to halt Oceanway

Cashed-up Gold Coast residents are taking the state government and council to court to stop the controversial Oceanway from being built in front of their homes.

Thu 8 Apr 2021

Lego test could win you $550k Sydney home

Lego test could win you $550k Sydney home

An apartment developer is offering a $550,000 unit in a swanky new residential tower for a home seeker who can pass a Lego-related test.

The hardest place to buy a home in Australia

The hardest place to buy a home in Australia

Homes are selling at record speeds as Australia’s supercharged housing boom continues, with buyers using cheap lending to buy more expensive property.

Former Qantas chief Geoff Dixon takes flight

Former Qantas chief Geoff Dixon takes flight

Former Qantas chief Geoff Dixon and his wife, Dawn, have $10m hopes for their extraordinary Darling Point home, which is set to hit the market.

Interactive: How much your home was worth 30 years ago

Premium Content Interactive: How much your home was worth 30 years ago

House prices have soared 245 per cent in the last 30 years. Find out what your home was worth in 1990 compared to now.

How to use savings if not buying a house

How to use savings if not buying a house

You don’t need to buy your forever home to grow your wealth. Here are some alternative ways to use your savings and make money.

GREEN LIGHT: Plans for substantial subdivision

Premium Content GREEN LIGHT: Plans for substantial subdivision

The land is reportedly subject to “very limited localised overland flooding that would be dealt with as part of the bulk earthworks phase of the development …”.

Brains behind Coast’s favourite venues revealed

Premium Content Brains behind Coast’s favourite venues revealed

Rattle off a list of the Coast’s most popular venues and chances are the team at Farrago are the brains behind some of the best.

Wed 7 Apr 2021

Jaw-dropping price set for Byron Bay block

Jaw-dropping price set for Byron Bay block

House prices in Byron Bay are soaring at such an unprecedented rate that this block could sell for 40 per cent more than what it might have fetched a year ago.

Warning on booming house prices

Warning on booming house prices

Australia’s central bank has sounded a warning on booming house prices, signalling it will take action if the market continues to heat up.

Savvy property ploy nets three families millions

Savvy property ploy nets three families millions

Three families have scored a mammoth property payday after joining forces to sell their homes of 40 years sees them net a 30 per cent premium.

Why a Mackay housing developer is at the end of his tether

Premium Content Why a Mackay housing developer is at the end of his tether

Given Mackay’s housing shortage crisis, he said the council should be ‘flooding the market with housing’.

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