Year: 2020

Burnt down Centennial Park mansion gets major rebuild

The Centennial Park home when it burnt down last November. Picture: John Appleyard

The $13.5 million Centennial Park home that went up in flames in November last year, has been rebuilt to its former glory — and seen a change of owner.

It was Anita Bhandari, on her way to holiday in Bali, who was the owner when the luxury parkside home caught ablaze.

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The cause of the fire was never determined.

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How the home used to look.

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Take in the views and action at this unit on Townsville’s The Strand

Located in North Ward, 205/72-74 The Strand offers residents what is arguably the best view in town.

“Every major event, fireworks, parades, air shows, seems like it is being put on especially for us,” owner Josh Cinner said.

“We can just sit on our massive 20sq m veranda and enjoy the best view in town with no hassles.”

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Having moved into the property with his wife, Michelle, nearly six years ago, the Cinners and

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The best suburbs for property growth around Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart and Brisbane

House prices are rising across the board in all Australian capital cities at the same time, even through the global pandemic.

The slight downturn in the COVID-19 pandemic that dragged the economy down for the better part of this year had given rise to property growth, according to REA group chief economist Nerida Conisbee.

“The property market is bouncing back very quickly. It’s national whether you’re in a capital city or regional area,” she told

“The downturn in pricing was very short-lived. In many places we didn’t see any downturn compared to prior to the pandemic.

“Buyer confidence has

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Geelong’s 2020 first-home buyer hot spots revealed in lending data

Sarah Droscher and Jack Stipcevich are first-home buyers in Grovedale. Picture: Alison Wynd

First-home buyer activity has surged in southern Geelong this year, new data from major lender NAB shows.

Suburbs like Armstrong Creek, Belmont and Grovedale have become the epicentre for first-home buyers, the loan data for three months to October 31 shows.

While NAB lending to first-home buyers increased 21 per cent against the 12-month average nationally, it doubled in Geelong’s 3217 postcode, which takes in Armstrong Creek and Mount Duneed.

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Live like a rock star in Amy Shark’s cool 1960s cottage

Amy Shark may be the coolest landlady in the country. Picture: Don Arnold/Getty Images.

Fresh off an exciting announcement of a new tour in 2021, Amy Shark – a down-to-earth star Queensland can be proud of – is also a pretty cool landlady. Here’s how to rent her digs.

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The 1960s cottage has had a modern paint job.

The rent includes lawn maintenance.

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