For the second straight year, Chinese investment in Australian real estate increased two fold. Locals are left wondering if they’re ever going to get a look in. Chinese spending on residential and commercial properties rose to $24.3 billion in the 12 months ended June 30, up from $12.4 billion a year earlier according to the…

In recent times the real estate market has seen a proliferation of comparison websites set up. You know the type. Their reason for being, so they say, is to enable buyers and sellers to find the best possible agent in their neighbourhood to assist with a sale or purchase. The implication being of course that…

Steve Caskey is a jack of all trades, who has been renovating homes for 30 years. Based in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs, he offers on an insiders guide on tradie-land. Don’t ask for a special price. “If a customer bring up wanting to do ‘mates rates’ or some kind of cash deal straight away, I’ll usually…

When listing your property, it’s crucial that it’s showcased in the best possible way. We’ve all seen ads online or in the shopfront window where the snaps are memorable for all of the wrong reasons – over digitally enhanced, a room with boxes in the corner, leaves in the pool or the lawn not mowed.…