Real Estate

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Site of nine-storey residential tower up for sale

premium_icon Site of nine-storey residential tower up for sale

More than half an acre of North Ipswich has hit the market, but agents can't put a price on what the site is worth.

Property traps that hurt retirees

Property traps that hurt retirees

The time an ageing parent has to hand over a property to their adult children can be difficult. Experts explain why retirees need a strategy in place.

Mega $2b community to deliver 3000 jobs

premium_icon Mega $2b community to deliver 3000 jobs

Thousands of jobs are soon to be up for grabs after a huge $2 billion masterplanned community that has been “47 years in the making” was confirmed.

Cladding ‘time bomb’: Are you living in danger?

premium_icon Cladding ‘time bomb’: Are you living in danger?

HUNDREDS of buildings throughout Queensland are estimated to be on a list of properties identified as “potentially” containing combustible cladding.

Sun 13 Oct 2019

Aussie islands for price of a house

Aussie islands for price of a house

FANCY your own slice of paradise? A string of Aussie islands have come up for sale, and you don’t have to be rich or famous to afford them.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Historic low for cash rates could spark investment in market

premium_icon Historic low for cash rates could spark investment in market

'It should spark up the investment interest in the town while we're at absolute bottom'.

Make an offer: 4 homes, 11 bedrooms, 1 property

premium_icon Make an offer: 4 homes, 11 bedrooms, 1 property

A multi-million-dollar hinterland retreat, containing four separate homes across 38ha, is on the market with buyers told to “bring offers”.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Ice house? Your home could be full of methamphetamine toxins

Ice house? Your home could be full of methamphetamine toxins

The secret history of your home could be hiding a toxic contamination, and current detection methods might not be enough.

Ipswich sell-off as Carl’s Jr, Cinnabon director goes bust

premium_icon Ipswich sell-off as Carl’s Jr, Cinnabon director goes bust

Several IGA supermarkets face an uncertain future after the man responsible for Carl’s Jr in Queensland put one of his companies in liquidation.

Aussie city's  ambitious plan to end rough sleeping

premium_icon Aussie city's ambitious plan to end rough sleeping

This major Australian city will fit out empty buildings with crisis accommodation beds to help get people off the streets.

Potential buyer for $50m+ Queensland island

premium_icon Potential buyer for $50m+ Queensland island

ONE of Queensland’s most famous island resort may still have a bright future with a potential new buyer.

Fate of Sekisui development to be handed down soon

premium_icon Fate of Sekisui development to be handed down soon

The final preliminary hearings are nearing completion ahead of a 14-day appeal set down for the Sekisui House Yaroomba development.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Here's how you can buy TV icons' stunning ocean retreat

Here's how you can buy TV icons' stunning ocean retreat

Entertainment industry icons John ‘Strop’ Cornell and his wife, Delvene Delaney, are selling their final block of land on their vast Belongil Beach compound.

Sun 6 Oct 2019

Island’s 4WD permit fees skyrocket

premium_icon Island’s 4WD permit fees skyrocket

Families will cop a threefold fee hike to drive on two of southeast Queensland’s most idyllic beaches in an extraordinary move that’s sparked concerns.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

High-flying realtors in million-dollar spat

premium_icon High-flying realtors in million-dollar spat

Two elite Queensland real estate agents are fighting a million-dollar legal war over commissions, with claims of betrayal, deceit, and defamation.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

The reasons why your bank might reject your loan application

premium_icon The reasons why your bank might reject your loan application

Buyers hoping to get a home loan approved need to remember that banks are still analysing every living expense, despite recently relaxing lending criteria.

Toowoomba man wills proceeds from sale of home to charity

premium_icon Toowoomba man wills proceeds from sale of home to charity

A DYING Toowoomba man set aside the future proceeds from the sale of his home so that others might live.

Airport metres from the beach for sale

premium_icon Airport metres from the beach for sale

IT’S not every day a 40.47ha block of land with a landing strip just metres from the beach appears on the market.

Thu 3 Oct 2019

Collapsed company director ‘in jungle’ before  collapse

premium_icon Collapsed company director ‘in jungle’ before collapse

The wife of a failed Gold Coast builder has told a court she had no idea about large sums of money that went in and out of their joint account in the month before...

Cash rate drop makes perfect opportunity to buy a new home

premium_icon Cash rate drop makes perfect opportunity to buy a new home

With interest rates at record lows, one agent has said the market was right for buyers

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