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How secure are the Gold Coast games?

by Graham Vercoe, Resort News Reporter 15th October, 2017

The face of terrorism has changed dramatically as Islamic State forces confront defeat in Iran, Syria and Afghanistan. IS is increasingly shifting its focus towards ‘soft’ targets involving high [...]

Sunshine Coast spotlight: dynamic growth that is sustainable PART ONE

by Graham Vercoe, Resort News Reporter 04th October, 2017

In October 2016, we predicted in our annual Spotlight on the Sunshine Coast that the property market was on the cusp of massive growth and that growth would be sustainable. That has proven fairly spot-on. &nbs [...]

Sunshine Coast spotlight: dynamic growth that is sustainable PART TWO

by Graham Vercoe, Resort News Reporter 04th October, 2017

Resort Brokers’ Glenn Millar told Resort News: “We have seen a resurgence in off-the-plan projects emerging after a somewhat long hiatus, with our team recently listing three new off-the-plan offeri [...]

Wily Irish Mammy versus bed bugs

03rd October, 2017

“Lie down with dogs and you’ll rise with fleas,” that’s what Mammy likes to say when she spots the grubby mark of a bed bug!   The invasion of these dreaded critters is a problem [...]

Baby Ava settles into idyllic life with property manager parents

by Mandy Clarke, Resort News Reporter 02nd October, 2017

Paul and Michelle Henriksen are the new residential managers of Dockside Apartments Mooloolaba.   Less than a year ago, this lovely family took over the management rights to an excellent two and thre [...]

Red flag for investors, job creation following The Spit axing

by Graham Vercoe, Resort News Reporter 28th September, 2017

Queensland’s international reputation as an ideal location for tourism investment has been shattered in an amazing backflip that stunned developers and investors alike on August 1, when Queensland premier [...]

Property Law Review set to modernise industry

by Trevor Rawnsley, CEO, ARAMA 28th September, 2017

Living in a high-density residential environment opens the door to a whole new style of residence that is quite different to owning or renting a stand-alone house; the primary difference being the by-laws, or [...]

Vender bender: refresh your guest offering without leaving bumps in the road

by Accom Properties 24th September, 2017

My last encounter with an interesting vending machine (not a phrase I can say I’ve typed before) was with an ultra-healthy, vegan, paleo-themed installation during a hospital visit.   Not only did [...]

Keeping your loo roll squared away

24th September, 2017

The modern toilet roll: an essential item across the Western world. We can thank the Brits for the paper product most of us know and appreciate; for, it is the British Perforated Paper Company that is credited [...]

Wily Irish Mammy’s dusting hacks for the craic

by Mandy Clarke, Industry Reporter 24th September, 2017

Mammy’s favourite saying is: “A little soap and water never killed anybody!”   It doesn’t take much effort, time, or expense to make huge improvements to your cleaning routine; [...]