Permit for Airbnbs amid housing crisis crack down

12 June

Property owners will be forced to acquire a permit to operate an Airbnb in Brisbane amid the impact of short-stay accommodation on housing supply. Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner will introduce a system to regulate the rise in Airbnb in the...[Read More]

Tips to cut down on household energy consumption

6 June

As a homeowner, you’re likely aware of the increasing costs associated with household energy consumption. This is why cutting down on energy use can mean big savings. In addition to the financial benefits, reducing electricity use can help to...[Read More]

Brisvegas is second most expensive after Emerald City

5 June

Australia’s real estate values have undergone a reshuffle with Brisbane now the second most expensive city to buy a house. The Queensland capital, nicknamed Brisvegas, has leapfrogged Canberra to sit behind Sydney for the first time since 1997. It...[Read More]

Treasury boss backs the young to navigate housing mess

5 June

Young Australians are not getting the same opportunities to step onto the property ladder as the generations that came before them, the top Treasury official says. The future for young people was not “bleak” despite the cohort facing “very...[Read More]

10 Winter home maintenance tips

30 May

While winter in Australia may not be as harsh as in other parts of the world, it’s still essential to keep your home in tip-top shape during the colder months.   So, if you need a handy winter home maintenance checklist, this is for you.    Use...[Read More]

Regional rents, house values soar to all-time highs

29 May

Regional property prices have soared to record highs, as Australia’s housing crisis continues to hit across the nation. Just three of the 50 non-capital city areas studied by CoreLogic haven’t posted a rent increase in the last three months,...[Read More]

Separation and divorce are fairly simple legal processes

23 May

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable...[Read More]

Making an effort to live an eco-conscious lifestyle

23 May

Adopting an eco-conscious lifestyle has far-reaching implications for not only reducing your individual carbon emissions but also preserving valuable natural assets and contributing to a more liveable planet. Each of us, in our daily activities, has...[Read More]

‘No one is immune’: scammers targeting property buyers

22 May

Property buyers are being swindled out of hundreds of thousands of dollars as scammers target the email accounts of financial service businesses. Scammers are hacking the cybersecurity systems of conveyancing professionals and tricking potential...[Read More]

Use these 3 tips to maintain a good credit score

16 May

Your credit score is a numerical indicator lenders use to determine how risk-free you are as a borrower. It is based on the details in your credit report, such as your borrowing history and whether you have made timely payments.   People with low...[Read More]

5 Tips for an amazing life after retirement

16 May

Have you ever thought about life after retirement? If you have, you most likely think about the best things in life: a happy family, good health and wealth. The only way to make this dream retirement a reality is to have the right retirement...[Read More]

Renovations to add value when flipping houses

16 May

If you’re investing in real estate for resale, you need to know what types of renovations to prioritise. This can help your property create some buzz in the market, with a price you can easily justify to serious buyers.   Struggling with what...[Read More]

Key strategies for successful commercial real estate investment

9 May

When considering the purchase of commercial property, it’s crucial to take a strategic approach, as the implications of your decisions can significantly affect your financial outcomes.    Here are some key factors to consider:   Top 10 Factors...[Read More]

Price of Aussie farmland set for slower growth

8 May

Australian farmland prices are set to rise again this year, but growth will be slower than in the past three years, according to the yearly snapshot from Rabobank. The agricultural lender forecasts farmland value will increase in the next 12 months...[Read More]

Home values defy gravity for 15th month

1 May

Australia has clocked its fifteenth month in a row of house price growth despite wobbly economic conditions, with prices gaining a further 0.6 per cent in April. Dwelling values were growing at the same pace in April as in both February and March,...[Read More]