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Brisbane property: catching the eye of savvy investors

by Trish Riley - Editor Resort News 08th February, 2019

With Australian property markets in flux, it’s hard to find certainty or for that matter industry expert consensus, on whether the market is likely to strengthen or weaken. The overriding opinion on Queen [...]

Loan conditions, reviews and refinancing It doesn’t have to be a nightmare

by Mike Phipps - Mike Phipps Finance 06th February, 2019

In the past I have expressed the view that we are moving into a tighter credit environment in which bank lending guidelines will become stricter. We also talked about challenges existing borrowers are having with [...]

Think about selling when you buy

by Tony Rossiter - Holmans 29th January, 2019

When selling any business, the key outcomes of a successful sale typically include achieving a quick and pain-free sale at the highest possible sale price. Sounds easy in theory, however can be quite challenging [...]

Be prepared well in advance…

by John Mahoney - Mahoneys 29th January, 2019

In previous articles on the sale of management rights businesses I have focussed on the importance of preparing for your sale well in advance.   Not a lot has changed. It is still the case that before [...]

Belise Apartments: making a name for herself

by Trish Riley - Resort News Editor 29th January, 2019

For those in the know, the name Belise means independence and determination. Individuality and learning through one’s own experiences, relying upon ingenuity and practical creativity to accomplish [...]


by K Lehmann - @realty 17th January, 2019

Troy and Jenni McNeish have taken over the reins of Sunland Group’s 233-townhouse luxury residential community, The Pavilions at Peregian Springs.   The husband and wife management team recently [...]

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments

by Trish Riley - Editor Resort News 14th January, 2019

Geoff Ellis and MR Sales would like to congratulate Erich and Stephanie Weber and Mark Moss and Yahong Tang on acquiring the management and letting rights to Sea Change Beachfront Apartments at Trinity Beach.&n [...]

David Ruxton: pioneer and provocateur The history of management rights (Part 1)

by Trish Riley Resort News Editor 14th December, 2018

Necessity, they say, is the mother of all invention and it appears that management rights - the revolutionary accommodation concept that started on the Gold Coast more than fifty years ago developed simply to [...]

Property market sizzles on the Sunshine Coast

by Trish Riley - Editor Resort News 14th December, 2018

Experts are hailing Queensland’s Sunshine Coast as the hottest place in the nation to invest in property right now.   Underpinned by record low interest rates, a lack of housing and tight rental [...]

Why we will never achieve value certainty

by Peter Spranklin - Spranklin Legal 13th December, 2018

An endless challenge for the legal profession is to deliver ‘certainty’ for a client. As somebody who spent time working in an accountant’s office prior to undertaking a legal career, I have [...]