Real Estate

Thu 4 Mar 2021

Camm calls for urgent plan to fix region’s housing crisis

Premium Content Camm calls for urgent plan to fix region’s housing crisis

The Whitsunday MP wants immediate investment in social and community housing.

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.

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.

Battling homelessness has become a daily struggle in Bowen

Premium Content Battling homelessness has become a daily struggle in Bowen

Support workers are fielding multiple calls a day and doing everything they can to help, but there is not enough housing stock to help people put roofs over their...

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

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?

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

‘Common sense has to prevail’: Not giving up on Bowen estate

Premium Content ‘Common sense has to prevail’: Not giving up on Bowen estate

The community leader says he understands Whitsunday Paradise should not come at a cost to ratepayers, but a compromise must be reached.

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.

Agent’s grim tale a warning to desperate homebuyers

Premium Content Agent’s grim tale a warning to desperate homebuyers

Young couples thinking of door knocking homes in the hope the owners may sell have been warned against the practice following the upsetting experience of a Gold Coast...

Buyers’ extreme tactics as homes fetch $600k more in a year

Premium Content Buyers’ extreme tactics as homes fetch $600k more in a year

With southeast Queensland properties being sold for up to $600,000 more than a year ago, househunters are going to extreme lengths to snap up their dream homes.

Ex-deputy mayor joins Coast real estate dynasty

Premium Content Ex-deputy mayor joins Coast real estate dynasty

Former Sunshine Coast deputy mayor Tim Dwyer is the newest recruit for a powerhouse Coast family which has built its empire on property.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Buyers camp out for two days to secure a home

Buyers camp out for two days to secure a home

Desperate homebuyers have been camping outside development offices in for up to two days to be front of the queue at new land releases.

The Block winners reveal their next big renovation project

The Block winners reveal their next big renovation project

The Block winners Will and Karlie Bethune have revealed where they have put their money down for their second renovation – and this one’s a monster of a home.

AFL boss has stake in NT cattle station

Premium Content AFL boss has stake in NT cattle station

AFL chief Gillon McLachlan and the billionaire family behind Reece Plumbing have emerged among the big names in the syndicate that splashed out on a famous Territory...

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