September 9, 2021
While auctions are extremely popular with sellers, they are generally less appealing to buyers. This is largely because they are primarily designed to get the best […]
August 13, 2021
For most people, their ability to retire will be largely dictated by how much super they have. But, as the cost of living is constantly rising, […]
August 3, 2021
Brisbane is coming off a stellar financial year of 13.2% growth and then comes the 2032 Olympic Games announcement!! No longer can this city be considered […]
November 21, 2018
Whilst the American dream is defined by the pursuit of prosperity through a vaguely defined sense of liberty our own national dream is a lot more concrete. Home ownership, plain and simple, is what came to define the image of Australian success in the post-war period. A dream made reality by a growing population and low unemployment. It’s an actualisation many see as the cause of our substantial urban sprawl and it’s a process that has made a lot of people a lot of money. In today’s Australia, one of greater social and cultural diversity and a property market of similar complexity, perhaps the great Australian dream needs a new lick of paint.
October 16, 2018
Strata living is a decidedly Australian phenomena, created half a century ago in order to make chasing the Australian dream just a tad easier. It’s since been adopted internationally as a means of giving those living in apartment blocks and shared sites greater ownership rights, freedoms and sort of self-governance. Of course though, cohabitation can easily breed conflict, and that Australian dream of ownership can devolve into a nightmare of internal squabbles and a feeling of powerlessness.
September 17, 2018
One look at a population distribution map of Australia and it’s obvious we are a people of the sea. Beaches, BBQs and a curling waves; icons of Australian culture the world over. We’re a nation of surfers, swimmers and sailors; with boat ownership experiencing a year on year rise that now sees 13% of Australian households having some sort of watercraft.