Real Estate

Thu 8 Apr 2021

How to use savings if not buying a house

How to use savings if not buying a house

You don’t need to buy your forever home to grow your wealth. Here are some alternative ways to use your savings and make money.

Brains behind Coast’s favourite venues revealed

Premium Content Brains behind Coast’s favourite venues revealed

Rattle off a list of the Coast’s most popular venues and chances are the team at Farrago are the brains behind some of the best.

Wed 7 Apr 2021

Jaw-dropping price set for Byron Bay block

Jaw-dropping price set for Byron Bay block

House prices in Byron Bay are soaring at such an unprecedented rate that this block could sell for 40 per cent more than what it might have fetched a year ago.

Warning on booming house prices

Warning on booming house prices

Australia’s central bank has sounded a warning on booming house prices, signalling it will take action if the market continues to heat up.

Savvy property ploy nets three families millions

Savvy property ploy nets three families millions

Three families have scored a mammoth property payday after joining forces to sell their homes of 40 years sees them net a 30 per cent premium.

Why a Mackay housing developer is at the end of his tether

Premium Content Why a Mackay housing developer is at the end of his tether

Given Mackay’s housing shortage crisis, he said the council should be ‘flooding the market with housing’.

Tue 6 Apr 2021

Fat Prophets founder lists property for sale

Fat Prophets founder lists property for sale

Having bought a backpackers for $11m, Fat Prophets founder Angus Geddes has listed his stunning amalgamated sub-penthouse with a $7m price guide.

Number 96 actor Harry Michaels sells rare apartment

Number 96 actor Harry Michaels sells rare apartment

TV entrepreneur and Number 96 actor Harry Michaels couldn’t sell his apartment last June for $3.3m — now it’s sold for $3.7m after just one open home.

Mon 5 Apr 2021

Incredible 23-bedroom military fort house for sale

Incredible 23-bedroom military fort house for sale

A former military fort that comes with a restaurant, spa and rooftop bar is now up for sale as a house, making it the perfect isolation getaway.

Ewingsdale home on Byron outskirts smashes sales record

Ewingsdale home on Byron outskirts smashes sales record

The tropical retreat which comes with 10 acres and its own luscious rainforest has sold for $8.4m, a record for the rural locale

Fevolas celebrate monster $5m month

Fevolas celebrate monster $5m month

Former bankrupt football legend Brendan Fevola and wife Alex are toasting a successful month of high-stakes wheeling and dealing.

Staggering cost of fixing slain gangster’s $2.6m unit block

Premium Content Staggering cost of fixing slain gangster’s $2.6m unit block

Joe Antoun has left 11 unit owners in the lurch after forging papers to finance a now-crumbling apartment block.

Banks move to ditch long-term low fixed rate offers

Premium Content Banks move to ditch long-term low fixed rate offers

A raft of lenders are quietly ditching their ultra-low four-year fixed rate offers, pushing borrowers into shorter-term financing options.

Sat 3 Apr 2021

Bank sells billionaire’s mansion over unpaid mortgage

Premium Content Bank sells billionaire’s mansion over unpaid mortgage

This billionaire businessman stopped paying his mortgage and then sued the bank when they tried to sell his massive mansion. Here’s what happened next.

Warning: Property price chaos when borders reopen

Premium Content Warning: Property price chaos when borders reopen

Housing prices are on the march and are likely to rise even higher when international borders reopen, experts warn.

Fri 2 Apr 2021

Tips on helping kids buy homes

Premium Content Tips on helping kids buy homes

It turns out there’s an ever-widening range of options to help your children buy a house. Here, readers and advisers help to explore the issue.

Why Sydney prices are really spiking

Why Sydney prices are really spiking

While plenty of buyers are experiencing FOMO in this hot Sydney market, there is one other factor that is having an even bigger influence on prices.

House prices could soar 15pc this year: Expert

Premium Content House prices could soar 15pc this year: Expert

UBS predicts a push by investors could aid the surge in property values, with regulators unlikely to intervene until late this year.

Thu 1 Apr 2021

Home prices rise at fastest pace since 1988

Home prices rise at fastest pace since 1988

Home prices have exploded over the past month with a pace of growth not seen in three decades, prompting housing experts to warn “it’s hard to know how this is going to...

Home with waterfront helicopter pad sells for record sum

Premium Content Home with waterfront helicopter pad sells for record sum

A home housing the Gold Coast’s only approved waterfront helicopter landing pad has sold for record-breaking amount.

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