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Tenant Databases

A tenant database is a database that contains details of tenants that have had problems associated with previous leases. This database is available to real estate industry professionals that wish to check whether any applicant for a rental property may be a financial risk.Property managers and agents must abide by rules and guidelines before submitting any persons name onto the database. Before a listing is made on the database, written advice must be sent to the tenant explaining details and…

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Renting And The National Rental Affordability Scheme

Property developers have the opportunity to access government incentives in return for offering affordable rental housing to low income earners. Under the National Rental Incentive, each dwelling that is rented at a rate 20 percent lower than the market rate is set to attract an annual payment over a period of ten years. The National Rental Incentive is part of The National Rental Affordability Scheme, an Australian Government scheme that has been developed to increase the amount of new affordable…

Rates to Rise as Queensland Disaster Costs Bite

Rates across Queensland are guaranteed to rise, with the recent natural disasters pushing up council costs by an average of 7.5 per cent. The figure is contained in a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association of Queensland.   The report says even councils that weren’t affected by the floods and Cyclone Yasi will face big hikes in costs due to the expected explosion in state-wide demand for construction resources as Queensland rebuilds.   LGAQ chief executive Greg Hallam…

Swimming Pool Fencing Legislation

  Brisbane Swimming Pool Fencing Information

Leaving For Holidays?

Leaving for holidays? Secure your home while you're away. Not everyone has the money to hire a house-sitter when they leave on holidays. The longer we’re away, the more obvious it becomes that the house is empty. The mail sticking out of the letterbox, a pile of delivered newspapers left on the lawn, the drawn curtains, the bins left on the nature strip long after the rubbish collection day. All of these signs scream “There’s nobody home!” and make the…

Coorparoo Markets

Coorparoo Markets opened on 4 November, 2010, to provide a new indoor market shopping experience for Brisbane shoppers.The Markets feature 245 stalls from farmers to local businesses and cover over 7,000 m², offering the public a safe and secure environment to shop for treasures.   The air conditioned markets are held over two levels. One has exclusively food and related products while the second offers a variety of stalls and an additional food court. Freshly baked bread, seafood, smoked salmon…

Anise – Bistro & Wine Bar

Anise is a cosy European style wine bar and restaurant specialising in all things Gallic. We offer French inspired classics and dishes with a twist. Try the Brioche crumbed lambs brain kiev for the more adventurous to challenge your senses.   Or try the more traditional French Onion Soup or Creme Caramel. At Anise we aim to tantalise the senses with a global selection of wines from wine regions of both the old and the new.     Open Days:…

Limes Hotel

Embracing our perfect climate year round, Limes features a completely open air roof top champagne and cocktail bar which open to hotel guests and the public. This sultry sanctuary is the perfect setting for a drink at dusk with a bite to eat from our delicious roof top selection.       Trading Hours   Open 7 Days a Week   Monday to Thursday from 5pm^ to Midnight   Friday 3pm^ to Midnight   Saturday 3pm^ to Midnight Sunday 1pm^…

The Crosstown

The Crosstown is housed in a 1920’s two-storey brick building in the antique strip of Logan Road, Woolloongabba. We are a boisterous eating house and bar that serves a selection of shared starters and bistro style mains. Our philosophy is good food, good music, good times. To ensure the best Crosstown experience, bookings are essential.       Opening Hours Monday closed   Tuesday – Thursday 6pm – midnight (dinner & drinks)   Friday – Saturday 12 noon – 12…

Winners of the iPAD competitions

Thanks to all the people who got on board and took part in our iPAD competitions.   Congratulations to Susie Morton who won the “Owner competition” and to Rachhpal Singh who won the “Rent a property” competition.    

Oktoberfest Brisbane

Following the phenomenal success and interest in the 2009 Oktoberfest Brisbane, this year’s festival is going to be bigger and better than ever!   Over 30,000 people are expected at the largest and most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations held in Australia, over two weekends at the RNA Showgrounds from 8 – 10 October and 15 – 17 October.   Featuring   An authentic “Oompah” band flown directly from Germany ‘Alpenrosen’ dance troupes Cow bell ringers Yodeller ‘Heidi’ A traditional beer hall…

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