Real Estate

Wed 14 Nov 2018

This company wants to be the 'rich parents you never had'

premium_icon This company wants to be the 'rich parents you never had'

This woman has become the envy of all first home buyers after winning $50,000 to go towards building her first home.

Developers snap up three beachside sites for $10m

premium_icon Developers snap up three beachside sites for $10m

New projects set for First Bay, Beach Rd and Elizabeth St as developers identify location and coastal lifestyle as key benefits

This pub could be yours for $100

This pub could be yours for $100

It boasts 13 guest bedrooms spread over two storeys, a family home and two acres of gardens. And you can pick it up for a steal.

Global tech boss hoses down CBD site rumours

premium_icon Global tech boss hoses down CBD site rumours

The boss of a major global technology firm has poured cold water on rumours his company was eyeing off a slice of the new $430 million Maroochydore CBD.

Hamilton Hill mansion’s secret sale

Hamilton Hill mansion’s secret sale

A Hamilton Hill trophy home next door to the former mansion of the late Christopher Skase has sold for $5.25 million.

CWA hopes as Ipswich hostel and jail stays listed for sale

premium_icon CWA hopes as Ipswich hostel and jail stays listed for sale

Dwindling member numbers and an increasing workload prompted the branch to put the eight-room hostel, complete with a historic jail underground, on the market.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Mega month for agency as $16 million in property sold

premium_icon Mega month for agency as $16 million in property sold

Long-time Sunshine Coast real estate agents Henzells have recorded one of its biggest "blockbuster" months, selling off $16.7 million in property.

$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”.

The town where you can buy a house in half the time

premium_icon The town where you can buy a house in half the time

BEING flexible about where you live can help you save faster for a home deposit and get a better price.

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.

$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.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

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.

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.

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