Real Estate

Fri 5 Mar 2021

Designer bags, fast cars: Grounded richlisters spend big

Designer bags, fast cars: Grounded richlisters spend big

This is how the super-rich 1 per cent in Queensland have survived being grounded, indulging their appetite for luxury homes, sleek superyachts and classic cars.

Homebuyers outflanking regional regret

Homebuyers outflanking regional regret

‘Tree change bounceback’ is coming as our great migration to the country slows, but you can ensure your dream move doesn’t turn into a nightmare.

Thu 4 Mar 2021

Massive run of auctions ahead as clearance rates hit record

Massive run of auctions ahead as clearance rates hit record

Auctioneers are gearing for a massive run of auctions with clearance rates hitting record highs as cashed up buyers swarm on limited homes for sale.

‘I lie awake crying’: The plane noise driving thousands mad

Premium Content ‘I lie awake crying’: The plane noise driving thousands mad

A Teneriffe woman says noise from new flight paths is so bad she lies awake sobbing, even with earplugs and under a pillow. LISTEN TO HER RECORDINGS

Wed 3 Mar 2021

Boost Juice founder selling $30m of homes

Boost Juice founder selling $30m of homes

Janine Allis has listed her Toorak mansion and Fairhaven pad that starred in Mad Max as she prepares for a big move.

24 Gubbi Gubbi placenames of Gympie region revealed

Premium Content 24 Gubbi Gubbi placenames of Gympie region revealed

BIG READ: Some places have held on to their origins or traditionally recognised names and others have not, and sometimes those names reveal an undeniable link to the...

HomeBuilder’s dark side for new homeowners

Premium Content HomeBuilder’s dark side for new homeowners

HomeBuilder has been a raging success, but the scheme has not come without a downside for prices and other industry metrics.

Tue 2 Mar 2021

Sellers swamped by swarming property buyers

Premium Content Sellers swamped by swarming property buyers

Buyers are snapping up properties faster than sellers can list, with the total number of properties for sale nationwide falling despite new listings picking up.

New resort-style development proposed for beachside block

Premium Content New resort-style development proposed for beachside block

A beachside land parcel on the Coast owned by the heads of two Brisbane-based companies has been earmarked for 68 resort-style apartments and retail development.

Mon 1 Mar 2021

Tale of two cities: Housing shortage reaches crisis point

Premium Content Tale of two cities: Housing shortage reaches crisis point

Mackay’s most vulnerable are being left behind as rents soar and housing becomes harder to come by.

Homelessness guaranteed when rents go up $95 a wk in Mackay

Premium Content Homelessness guaranteed when rents go up $95 a wk in Mackay

When rental vacancies tighten, the battlers of our region are the ones at risk, Melanie Whiting writes.

Sat 27 Feb 2021

Noosa Easter holiday renters egged on for $145k stay

Premium Content Noosa Easter holiday renters egged on for $145k stay

One accommodation provider has grabbed the prized Easter “chocolates” by letting the Coast’s most expensive house for an eye-watering $72,500 a week.

Fight over proposed mansion on eroding beach

Premium Content Fight over proposed mansion on eroding beach

Locals are asking questions after a proposal to build a mansion on a beach which has suffered rapid erosion after a severe storm last year.

Inside Perry & Bloom’s $17m mansion

Inside Perry & Bloom’s $17m mansion

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom moved into a six-bedroom, 12-bathroom mansion which had fallen into disrepair. Want to see what it looks like now?

REVEALED: House prices near Gympie’s best schools

Premium Content REVEALED: House prices near Gympie’s best schools

For families moving in or to the Gympie region, close proximity to a good school can be high on the list of priorities

Fri 26 Feb 2021

FIRST LOOK: Another CQ island is about to hit market

Premium Content FIRST LOOK: Another CQ island is about to hit market

Why purchase a house when you can purchase an entire island?

‘Worst time to be a landlord’: Rental market split

Premium Content ‘Worst time to be a landlord’: Rental market split

Some rental markets are red hot while others remain crunched and landlords lower prices. But things could be about to change.

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Where are your Canberra mates? Premier ups stadium heat

Premium Content Where are your Canberra mates? Premier ups stadium heat

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has questioned why Federal Government funding hasn’t flowed for Sunshine Coast Stadium upgrades.

Qld Ed says Gympie does not need a new public high school

Premium Content Qld Ed says Gympie does not need a new public high school

QLD Ed has used last year’s enrolment numbers to maintain Gympie High is only half full and James Nash has room for another 400 students

John Travolta selling huge oceanfront mansion

John Travolta selling huge oceanfront mansion

Actor John Travolta has decided to put his huge mansion, which boasts more than 30 rooms, amazing oceanfront views and a more affordable price tag than you may expect.

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