Month: November 2020

There’s no better time to have a backyard vacation

Early Settler’s new outdoor collections brings a range of experiences home. Photo: Supplied.

As well as COVID restrictions easing this Tuesday, we will also officially welcome in summer. Usually that means the festive entertaining season – and bushfire season – has arrived. Whether we will continue to entertain to the usual extent this summer, is yet to be known, but either way, it’s time to spruce up your outdoor zone because these summer holidays, it’s the only guaranteed place you will be visiting.

Supplied Real Estate SA HOME Mag OUTDOOR LIVING from Early Settler

Early Settler’s new outdoor collection offers a beachside escapism. Supplied.

Vacay at home

Forget about the beach

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Ocean Grove luxury beachfront home listed with record price

Sea views are front and centre at this Ocean Grove house, selling with a $6.7m-$7.37m price guide.

A luxury beachfront home inspired by holidays at European villas has hit the market with a price tag poised to set a new record for Ocean Grove.

The front row home with uninterrupted ocean views from Point Lonsdale to the Barwon Heads Bluff is listed with hopes of $6.7m to $7.37m.

Spanning three expansive levels, the six-bedroom house at 58-60 Hodgson Street has multiple living zones, an underground eight-car garage, swimming pool, gym, temperature-controlled cellar and a large terrace.

Epic Torquay home

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Rugby star James O’Connor sells Gold Coast family home

Queensland Reds rugby star James O’Connor has sold the family home he grew up in at Paradise Point. Picture: Nigel Hallett.

RUGBY star James O’Connor has sold his family home of 20 years on the Gold Coast as he focuses on his career comeback in Brisbane.

A Brisbane buyer who plans to retire there in another 10 years has paid $1.3 million for the property at 94 The Esplanade, Paradise Point in a deal negotiated by Alex Phillis of Alex Phillis Real Estate.


NRL star’s Gold Coast pad for rent

QLD mega mansion sold sight unseen

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QLD’s longest listings: All I want for Christmas is to sell my home

Some vendors are hoping their Christmas present this year will be selling their home.

A STUNNING house with killer views on Hamilton Island, a high-yielding inner-city investment property and a four-bedroom family home on acreage.

These Queensland properties are all very different, but have one thing in common — they just won’t sell.

With record low interest rates, cheap money and buyers galore, ‘tis the season for sellers to go to market, but while many properties are being snapped up within days of listing, some have languished for nearly a year.


House values rise across QLD’s regional

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This is the 2020 South Australian Home of the Year

The 2020 HIA-CSR South Australian Home of the Year, built by Hocking Constructions, and designed by Max Pritchard Gunner Architects. Picture: supplied

A client who was living overseas, a complex ‘U’ shaped design and the sheer scale of the 520sqm project were among the challenges Hocking Constructions had to contend with in building this expansive Hazelwood Park home.

But the effort that went into this luxurious two-storey build, which took 18 months to complete and showcases gentle curves, paid off when it won Hocking Constructions the HIA-CSR South Australian Home of the Year at the 2020 HIA Awards.

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