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Bohnock has a little Secret

A country within a town within a state, within a country. That’s the secret that little Bohnock holds. Situated south of the Manning River South Channel is this rather unusual piece of landscape. Carved up from the earth, a seemingly very country proud Australia has gone to the effort of creating their own little Australia. […]

Sydney rents: Influx of short-stay accommodation puts downward pressure on longer-term rent prices

Landlords of short-stay rentals in the heart of Sydney that once fetched hundreds of dollars a night have been forced to return them to the long-term rental market amid the pandemic, with the supply glut slashing prices for locals. Some owners of traditional rental properties are renovating dated listings to compete better with the influx […]

first homebuyers a golden ticket to property ownership

Market forces and a raft of government support packages have made it the ideal time for Sydney’s long-frustrated first homebuyers to be hunting for property, housing pundits claim. First homebuyers Ellouise Dunn and Robert Cacciola got government support to buy a unit. Picture: Brett CostelloSource:News Corp Australia First homebuyers are being urged to capitalise on […]

Melbourne real estate sector could come to a grinding halt under strict new rules: Lockdown 2.0

Home-builders can now only have five workers on site during stage four restrictions in Melbourne. Photo: Metricon Melbourne’s real estate market could come to a grinding halt under strict new stage four rules announced by the Victorian government on Monday. Despite releasing directives that showed online auctions and private one-on-one inspections could still go ahead at 6pm […]

Gold Coast house prices lift

While the COVID-19 crisis has hit house prices across the country, there’s one major region where they’ve risen – the Gold Coast. And experts believe the pandemic is what’s actually caused the healthy 1.5 per cent lift over the June quarter, with so many Sydneysiders and Melburnians taking a long hard look at their lives […]

Most profitable postcodes

Homeowners in some of Sydney’s most sought after pockets have been reselling their properties for an average of $1.3 million above the prices they paid for them, a new study indicated. The CoreLogic pain and gain report examined the average profit home sellers made in various city markets over the first three months of the […]