Property Managers

Getting jobs back will help homeowners most now: RBA

RBA Governor Philip Lowe has been operating via webcam for meetings, and has 90 per cent of his staff working from home.


Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe fronted the Federal Senate Select Committee on COVID-19, saying ensuring Aussies got their jobs back was his main focus right now, which would take care of future mortgage repayments.

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‘Don’t wait’: sober warning to tenants, landlords

Mr Lowe, who fronted the Committee virtually from his office on Thursday, was told by Senator Jacqui Lambie that she was “terribly concerned” that people didn’t know what was going to

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Game of Thrones house sold off as expats clear the decks ahead of June 30 deadline for tax slug

“You know nothing, Jon Snow” … 68 Howard St, Randwick has sold for $2.43 million.


Winter is coming … so a Randwick house renovated in the style of Game of Thrones has been sold by its expat owner ahead of a June 30 deadline which means she’ll avoid a big new tax.

International designer Livia Ostojich didn’t include any dragons in her refit of 68 Howard St but agent Angus Gorrie of McGrath thinks the brass bathtub and overall design has a medieval feel to it.

“That bronze bath has Game of Thrones written all over it,” he said.

And

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All Eyes On October As Home Values Hold Strong

Home values are holding strong during the COVID-19 pandemic as Australians closely monitor how the fall-out of job losses and wage cuts will likely affect property markets across the country.

Real estate analysts say the full economic hit of the coronavirus crisis may not be known until early October after financial supports like Centrelink’s JobKeeper payment, other government stimulus and mortgage hiatuses offered by banks are due to end.

Home values have remained steady but everything could change when government stimulus runs out in Spring. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy


Executive manager – economic research at realestate.com.au, Cameron Kusher, said property seekers

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3 Bingeworthy Homes on the Market Right Now

What could be better than wrapping up a whole series of your favourite show, surrounded by your favourite people enjoying the best home cinema experience money can buy?

Launched today, Binge is home to around 10,000 hours of ad-free viewing of your favourite new as well as classic content from WarnerMedia, NBCU, FX, BBC and Sony. According to Foxtel, Binge will offer a “distinctly curated mix of the best drama and movies from the world’s best entertainment brands.”

We thought we’d go ahead and find the homes that enjoy the most deluxe, cutting edge home theatre systems around because, luckily,

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Melbourne developments built for staying in

Spending more time at home has more appeal when home is a lavish space like the Melbourne Square development by OSK in Southbank.


Spending weeks in lockdown has forced Melbourne to embrace the idea of living local.

And from built-in fast internet supporting workers at home, to in-house ballrooms, the city’s developments are embracing it, too.

Marshall White Projects director Leonard Teplin said high-rise buildings were now often designed as “self-sustaining ecosystems” where staying in was part of the lifestyle.

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Assemble Kensington apartments: Buyers can ‘test drive’ new home

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