Rental crisis: tenants struggling for stock in these Gold Coast suburbs

COOMBABAH is the worst suburb in the state for tenants to find somewhere to live, according to new research. The quarterly Rental Crisis Report, out earlier this week, identified 20 Queensland suburbs where tenants desperately need more rental stock. “Median rents have exploded in the Coombabah house market over the past year, jumping 22.1 […]

Reno-nation forges ahead but sole traders pay the price

Hipages CEO Roby Sharon-Zipser. Picture: Ryan Osland Reno-mad homeowners are forging ahead with projects despite soaring inflation, putting more pressure on tradies to keep costs down amid challenging market conditions. Masters Builders Queensland Gold Coast regional manager Adam Profke said many sole traders had already shut up shop due to price hikes, delays and labour […]

Surfer’s beach shack renovation has board shaping bay, party shed

Warren Haney has listed his renovated beach shack for sale. Pictured with wife, Taeko, and their daughter, Indigo, 4. Picture: Glenn Hampson It’s a surfer’s dream — a retro beach shack renovation just minutes from the waves, complete with a surfboard shaping bay and cracking shed conversion. The 1970s cottage at 13 Monash St, Tugun […]

Exclusive: Sunland’s Abedian family back with Mermaid Beach apartment tower

The Abedian family are back in the property development game. Soheil Abedian, founder of the prominent Queensland developer Sunland Group, which has been shedding its property assets in recent years with a view to wind-down operations, has filed plans for an owner-occupier focused apartment tower on its recently secured Mermaid Beach site. The amalgamated site at […]

Mosaic approach sell-out of Kirra apartment project, Luca

The continually successful Mosaic Property Group are approaching a sell-out of their latest Gold Coast apartment project. Just two apartments remain in the boutique Kirra block Luca, derived from the Latin name Lucas, meaning “bringer of light”. The three-bedroom apartments are priced from $1.64 million. Over 90 per cent sold to Mosaic’s VIP waitlist within a month. […]