Surprising suburbs where you can still buy for less than $1 million

Across some of our most expensive capital cities, the list of suburbs belonging to the million-dollar club – or in some cases, the two, three and four million-dollar club – is very long, even during a property downturn. But there are pockets of reprieve; suburbs that may have fallen in value and now offer an […]

‘Are you kidding me’: apartment in unbelievable location fetches $75k

“YOU ARE KIDDING ME!” the listing screams. And the price is not the only wow moment offered at this Queensland address. A buyer has snagged the usual studio apartment for $75,000 – five grand below price hopes – after a swift campaign. Waterfront properties command top dollar but the compact abode (1604 Lagoon Studio Apartment, […]

Why young families and downsizers are drawn to Sekisui’s home-sized West Village residences

There’s a certain magnetic vibrancy at Sekisui House Australia’s multi award-winning West End community, West Village. The $1.2 billion community, which is heading towards its final stages having kicked off way back in 2016, is well and truly thriving, with most of the retail precinct completed, packed full of specialty retailers, fresh food grocers, cafes, […]

Prices are well up, so why are sellers so down?

Home prices are significantly higher than before the pandemic, accumulating large equity gains for Australians who own housing. Equity is a key requirement for home upgraders, which in turn is important to unlock homes for first-home buyers to get into the market. However, after booming in 2021, market activity has slowed considerably. With lots of […]

‘These aren’t poor people’: principal’s angst as families succumb to housing crisis

The head of a Caloundra school says he is seeing more families significantly impacted by increasing rental prices. Dr Michael Stewart, the principal of Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School, joined property expert Mal Cayley on the latest episode of the Homes for Everyone podcast, which highlights the impacts of the housing crisis. Dr […]

Gold Coast prestige oceanside residential developments blooming

Developers are flocking to the Gold Coast, where projected increased demand around the 2032 Olympic Games means councils are flooding the region with infrastructure and high end, sustainable and luxury apartment developments are being approved, a welcome change from the status quo elsewhere. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), South East Queensland is […]

Lavish ‘paparazzi-proof’ home for identities expected to sell for almost $30m

A stunning property with a golf course has attracted the attention of A-list celebrities, business bigwigs and elite athletes. No.368 Dath Henderson Road, at Tinbeerwah in the Noosa hinterland, is expected to sell for almost $30m. The 61ha ‘Eagles Nest’, previously owned by a Hong Kong billionaire, boasts a remarkable residence with seven bedrooms, nine […]

Inside Qld’s cheapest property for sale … on the Gold Coast

A ‘house’ on the Gold Coast has been listed for sale at a rock bottom price and has been described as ‘a realm of untapped potential and endless opportunities’. But like all great Australian dreams, there is a catch. It is a caravan. In Carrara. And it is listed for sale for $19,500. But the […]

QLD island property listed for less than house in parts of Logan

This spectacular island property off Far North Queensland has two houses, a beach hut and views to rival the Maldives. But this one will cost you less than a bog standard house in parts of Brisbane. Located on Prince of Wales Island, also known as Muralug Island, in the Torres Strait, the 1214sq m property […]

Singaporean magnate plans exclusive Gold Coast luxury apartments

Property magnate Ching Chiat Kwong, who leads Singaporean listed developer Oxley Holdings, is pursuing a post-pandemic side project on the Gold Coast, lodging plans for an ultra-luxury $150 million residential complex at Sovereign Islands. The prestige property retreat, which lies in the Southport Broadwater, will be home to 10 high-end apartments along with a restaurant, […]