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  • How to build an eco-friendly home

    The environment is an increasingly important consideration for many home builders. Ideally, all new homes would be built with sustainability in mind, while also delivering energy (and hip pocket) savings. This may not be entirely attainable, however, the good news is many environmental features are not only easy to include … Read more

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  • Tips for securing the rental property of your dreams

    With an ever-increasing number of Australians renting, applying for a rental property can sometimes feel like competing in the Hunger Games. But just as Katniss Everdeen found a way to subvert the system, there’s also some tried and tested methods for landing a dream rental. oanne Pearson, a new client consultant … Read more

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  • Paniyiri Greek Festival

    Queensland’s signature celebration of all things Greek, Paniyiri Festival, has grown over four decades to become the largest cultural festival as well as the country’s longest running Greek Festival. More than 30 authentic Greek food stalls will showcase the tastes, secrets and recipes from all regions of Greece. So get … Read more

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  • 5 ways to position your house for big selling success

    It’s the first question on any seller’s lips when they decide to put their home on the market: How much is my property worth? And it’s a loaded question, of course, because there are dozens of factors that can affect your home’s price. But there are things you can do … Read more

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  • How to decrease energy bills in a share house

    Splitting bills in a share house can be a touchy subject, particularly when a rogue bill arrives with a significant spike in monthly energy usage. But there are some simple ways to cut down on how much energy you and your housemates burn through each week. Cook together If all occupants … Read more

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  • Anywhere Theatre Festival

    Throughout the month of May, the nooks and crannies of Brisbane will explode with more than 500 performances for the Anywhere Theatre Festival. Theatre in parks, comedy in laneways, opera in reservoirs, dance in stairwells and quirky arts and craft workshops. With various locations and venues around Brisbane see the … Read more

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  • Decoding the first home super saver scheme

    Finally some good news for first homebuyers across Australia, the First Home Super Saver (FHSS) Scheme allows homebuyers to access their superannuation fund in order to buy their first home. This will help fast-track the often slow and arduous process which is especially positive news for young buyers as up … Read more

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  • How to buy your rental property

    Are you looking to purchase your first home but love the place you’re currently renting? Why not try buying your rental property – even if it’s not on the market? While it may not always become a reality an increasing number of tenants across Australia are doing exactly that and … Read more

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  • Buddha Birth Day Festival

    One of Queensland’s most prestigious annual cultural events is here again for its 22nd year- Buddha Birth Day Festival! Held at the beautiful Parklands at Southbank and attracting in excess of 200,000 visitors it is now recognised as the largest annual Buddhist Birth Day Festival in the world. Running from … Read more

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  • Can you refinance your way to a property investment?

    The goal of refinancing for most people is to get a better deal on your current home loan, right? But what if it could help you into property #2 or #3? Savvy savers have been ‘shopping around’ on their home loan to reduce their expenses, save extra cash and help … Read more

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