Entries by exposur

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Downsizing – Soon you will be able to put the proceeds in your Super (Learn How)

Downsizing contributions into superannuation From 1 July 2018, the Australian Government will introduce the Contributing the proceeds of downsizing into superannuation (downsizing) measure. This measure is part of a package of reforms to reduce pressure on housing affordability in Australia. This measure applies to the sale of your your home, which was your main residence, where […]

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Mobile Phone users may not be able to call triple 0 (are you affected)

Mobile phone users in three Brisbane suburbs may be unable to contact triple-0 for weeks as upgrades to a local shopping centre will cut power to telecommunications infrastructure. Telstra customers across three suburbs in Brisbane's north will not be able to call, text, or use data at times over the next two months, as shopping […]

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Don’t Sell Your Home in 2018 (UNTIL You Read This!)

Don't Sell Your Home in 2018 2018 is here! For anyone who is considering selling their home in 2018, we are going to dive into a great list of tips that will help your home sell fast and for the highest price possible. One of the first things you should do is discuss in detail […]

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A Long Time on the Market is not helpful to Selling (here’s why)

LONG periods on the market are counter- productive to an optimum result, according to Madeleine Hicks from Madeleine Hicks Real Estate. “Ideally, you don’t want to have your property on the market beyond the optimised 30-day market period,” she said. “This is the time when the property attracts the greatest interest.” In the Brisbane Real Estate […]

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Enoggera Reservoir (have you visited yet?)

Built in 1866, Enoggera Reservoir is the oldest reservoir in Brisbane. It was the third large dam built in Australia in the 1800s and was one of the three dams constructed to store water for Brisbane’s growing population from 1864 to 1916. In 1976, the concrete spillway was added and the embankment raised for flood […]

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Warning! Fire Ants are in our Suburbs (What to Look For!)

Biosecurity Queensland is urging residents and businesses to check properties following the detection of fire ants at Bridgeman Downs. The red imported fire ants were found by a vigilant Brisbane City Council worker and confirmed on January 5. Biosecurity Queensland officers destroyed the nest and baited the area to ensure all ants in the colony […]

First Home Owners Grant Extended

GOOD NEWS FOR FIRST HOME BUYERS: The $20,000 first home owners grant has been extended until June 30, 2018. Unlock your new home sooner The Queensland First Home Owners' Grant is a state government initiative to help first home owners to get their new first home sooner. Depending on the date of your contract, you’ll […]

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Major road and green infrastructure projects for the Jinker Track

Moreton Bay Regional Council will invest more than $1.35million in road upgrades at the intersection of Jinker Track and Bunya Road following the appointment of a successful tenderer at the recent Council Coordination Committee Meeting (14 December). Councillor for Division 10, Matt Constance welcomed the decision to appoint Alder Constructions Pty Ltd to the job, with the […]