The Million Paws Walk will be held this Sunday, 21st May. This event sees thousands of dogs dragging their humans out on a walk to raise vital funds for RSPCA and spread the word on ending animal cruelty. Last year, in Queensland alone, the Million Paws Walk attracted over 37,000 pets and their owners.… Read More
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.
Let’s face it, a house move is never something people look forward to -there’s just so much to do between cleaning, organising and packing everything. Make your move easier by thinking ahead, packing ahead and creating a positive and organised moving system. This way, your transition into a new home will be much easier and more efficient.
This May, Brisbane is serving up a huge variety of amazing events and entertainment in a number of venues across this great city. This month is full of exciting festivals that will be enjoyed by everyone.
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.
If you are new to gardening, growing your own vegetables and herbs is a great way to start. Vegetable gardening is one of the easiest forms of gardening and it’s so rewarding to eat what you’ve grown.