We are beyond excited to announce that one of Australia’s most exciting artists, Matteo Charles, will be coming to Brisbane to help us celebrate our founder, Brad Bell, with a mural of Brad in Matteo’s unique urban style.
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There is no cohesive definition of street art because the style itself is not cohesive. At one end of the spectrum is illegal graffiti tagging that many agree is a destructive form of the art. Yet, at the other end of the spectrum is the viral and magnificent large scale art pieces that defy the need for showing in traditional gallery settings. These art works have created an urban sub-culture of their own and the art of the streets is shaping the urban landscape of many world cities.
With prices of Australian homes sky-rocketing, many wannabe home buyers are finding it difficult to break into the market.
Numerous home buyers feel its near on impossible to save the needed deposit to buy a house. But, with a little forethought, home ownership can be a reality. Let’s look at some tips to get you started.
The budget has been largely well received with a goldilocks approach: by balancing policy measures across the forces of both supply and demand the budget is attempting to address affordability without causing shockwaves.
Here are some of the highlights, abridged – you’re welcome:
1 – Negative Gearing Saved: With a few fiddles. No more deductions for trips to inspect rental properties. Here is what we had to say on the topic of negative gearing while it was on the chopping block.
We all know about the biological clock but recent research says that there is a property clock as well. According to new research, 49 is the age at which you need to own your home.
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The 4122 Street Library in Mansfield is offering books on the most simple of premises: take one, bring it back – leave one, if you want to help. The best things in life are free and it is true that the simple things, too, are often the most soul-nourishing.
As our political parties propose and debate changes to negative gearing, we have to wonder why they are bothering to do so. The current issue of affordability of housing is being toted at the reason for proposing changes to parliament, yet, the lag between any changes to negative gearing and their effect means that changes will do nothing, or almost nothing to change property prices in the current market.
So many of the certainties of property investment and ownership are being challenged by the unknown including negative gearing, household debt, wage growth and restrictions on foreign investment. Agents need to be thinking and acting around that corner, building deep roots in the marketplace and being connected to local property decision making. We rounded up our sales agents for comment on what they were seeing at the coal face of the local market.
Easter events in Brisbane 2017: We have hunted down all of the Eggs-citing Easter Events in Brisbane this week.