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Why More Families Are Quitting Sydney and Leaving For Brisbane

April 16, 2019

Brisbane Living

Sydneysiders are looking to buy property in southeast Queensland more than anywhere else in Australia, new data shows. Exclusive research from Domain into out-of-area inquiries made by people living in Sydney has revealed that, last year, more than 50 per cent were looking at buying property in Queensland. That’s up 5 per cent on 2017 inquiries […]

Australians Love Their Pets, So Why Don't More Public Places Welcome Them?

April 8, 2019

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Venture to the local shops and you’ll probably see dogs outside on the footpath waiting for their owners. Perhaps the store has provided a hook for dog leads and a bowl of water for thirsty canines. But travel further from home, into the city centre for example, and you are unlikely to see many dogs, […]

Millennials Still Strive For The Great Australian Dream

March 25, 2019

Brisbane Living

Millennials still strive for the Great Australian Dream of owning property yet fewer are able to achieve it, a new report has found. The cost of living is the single most important issue ahead of the federal election this year for Australians aged 19 to 36, according to The Australian Millennial Report 2019. It was closely […]

How to Negotiate When Your Dream Home Is Passed In At Auction

March 18, 2019

Helpful Hints

Auction clearance rates in Australia’s biggest property markets are hovering in the 40 to 50 per cent range, meaning about half of properties are passing in at auction. Buyers may be nervous to raise their hand, but they are also confident they can negotiate later or buy something similar with ease. More properties passing in gives buyers […]

13 Interior Trends That Will Define 2019

February 27, 2019

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Author – Darren Palmer Paris recently hosted the leading home decor fair connecting the interior design and lifestyle community, Maison et Objet. The design world has returned home with hot-off-the-press news on what trends are appearing, continuing and coming to the fore globally, with a few standouts for 2019. Here are the key take-outs … […]

Brisbane's Most Affordable Suburbs by Proximity to the City

February 20, 2019

Brisbane Living

Reporter – Jim Malo Some of Brisbane’s smallest pockets offer the best value for prospective property buyers, according to a new Domain data crunch, which has revealed the cheapest suburbs closest to the CBD. Those willing to go more than 10 kilometres out have plenty of choices when it comes to affordable suburbs, and still have […]

How To Freshen Up The Home

February 15, 2019

Helpful Hints

New year, new you – right? Let’s face it, we’re already so far into the year that you’ve either moved forward in a new direction, or more likely, slipped back into old habits. Here are a few New Year’s resolutions to help you achieve your best home. The Almighty Cull Make your first pledge to […]

Key to Property Investment Success!

February 13, 2019

Property Tips

Investing in property can involve significant financial commitment and also requires regular dedicated time and effort. However there are four key things you can do to accelerate your climb up the property ladder!  Before diving in and making your investment it is worthwhile to consider the following top tips: Location, Location, Location Invest in an area with […]

Brisbane Bucks National Trend With 2.2% Gain

October 26, 2018

Property Tips

Melbourne House Prices Fell Faster than Sydney Over the Quarter: Domain Rising mortgage rates, a credit crackdown and a decrease in overseas buyers has seen capital city house prices decrease 2.9 per cent over the year, in what could be good news for would-be home buyers entering the property market. Nationally, units dropped 1.4 per […]

Economic Growth a Positive for Brisbane

October 16, 2018

Brisbane Living

Almost everything is up just a bit – buyer demand, rental demand and pricing. The one area where Brisbane does seem to be seeing a big pick up is offshore buyer demand, perhaps driven by the city’s education sector as well as its relative affordability. And, all the bad news about apartment oversupply seems to […]

‘A Jungle of Rooftop Greenery’: Council Makes Green Roof Push

September 21, 2018

Brisbane Living

Developers will be encouraged to include rooftop gardens and communal space on new apartment projects under proposed changes to Brisbane’s City Plan. Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk announced the amendments to the city plan on Tuesday which will allow developers to incorporate a rooftop communal area without listing it as an additional storey. The proposed […]

Ekka Public Holiday

August 14, 2018

Brisbane Living

It’s that time of the year again! Tomorrow on Wednesday the 15th of August our office will officially be closed and we will be enjoying the spoils of the Ekka along with the rest of Brisbane City. Between all the dagwood dogs, strawberry sundaes and chocolate filled show-bags, we’re sure to be in a food […]

Spring Interior Trends

August 7, 2018

Property Tips Selling?

While we may still be in the last month of winter – it isn’t too early to start exploring winter trends and planning how to tackle your home décor this coming season. While the winter season gave us rich royal hues of blue and purple, the spring season is introducing ways to bring in both […]

The Dreaded Clean

August 7, 2018

Helpful Hints Spring Tips

As spring time lazily looms in on us and the weather turns warmer, a lot of people start the annual plan of a big spring clean. While going through all the clothes from last season’s summer and what winter clothes you didn’t wear this season may seem like a dreadful task, there are actually many […]

Filling Those Blank Spaces

August 7, 2018

Presentation Property Tips

White walls can sometimes start to make your house feel both clinical and like it has no personal touch. There are very few ways to fill these blank spaces; whether that be creating a feature wall, lights or decorations that direct away from this, or lastly artwork. Unfortunately, when most people think artwork their mind […]

Hidden Treasures – Part 1

August 6, 2018

Out & About in Paddo

An eclectic haven, Paddington and its neighbouring suburbs are full of wondrous delights on every corner. Whether it be small cafes with baristas who know your name, florists with multiple stories to share, or boutique clothing stores with one of a kind earrings – it’s hard not to fall in love with the diverse culture […]