After the boom: why local families are leaving the Coast behind

Aaron and Catherine Brown and their two children, Alexis, 8, and Maddox, 4, are packing up their Elanora home and moving to Hervey Bay. Picture: Richard Gosling Gold Coast families are cashing in on hefty house price growth and heading north as net migration to the region continues to soar. While the city has become […]

Award-winning Banksia House listed for sale

Banksia House at Casuarina Beach Just like the hardy native flora of its namesake, Banksia House is an unexpectedly beautiful yet resilient response to the harsh coastal environment. And like the jagged flower, this award-winning home not only withstands the elements, but also responds with elegance to the ever-changing seasons along the northern NSW coastline. […]

Gold Coast’s most ‘family-friendly’ suburbs

GILSTON and Tallebudgera are the most “family-friendly” suburbs on the Gold Coast, new research reveals. Well Money has revealed the best suburbs for families to live in Queensland with Gilston ranking ninth and Tallebudgera rounding out the top 20. According to the data, supplied by property research consultancy Suburbtrends, a family suburb must have owner-occupiers […]

First look: Sydney developers lodged new Palm Beach apartment development

Nedale Hamdan and Charlie Ayoub are the latest Sydney developers to dip their toe in the water in the Gold Coast apartment market. They’ve lodged plans in Palm Beach, which is set to boom when the much-talked-about Gold Coast Light Rail passes through the quiet beachside spot. Hamdan and Ayoub, who founded developer Masscon in […]