HOME LOANS SHOWING SOME GROWTH

The latest set of home loan figures show that these types of loans are on the increase. Home loans rose by nearly two percent in the last month, which comes as welcome news following a one percent fall the previous month. Economists had predicted a rise of at least 1.5 per cent as the economy […]

DEMAND FOR RESIDENTIAL LAND RISING

A new report by an industry analyst has predicted the demand for residential land in south-east Qld will to continue to rise. The recent weakness in construction has created a shortage, and combined with the drop in interest rates has led to some positive figures. Early signs of a recovery are emerging, with lending for […]

FALL IN CONSTRUCTION ACITVITY

The recently released Performance of Construction Index (PCI) shows a drop to 30.9 in September compared with 32.2 the previous month. A reading less than 50 points indicates a contraction. The sector has been declining steadily for 28 months, highlighting its weakness of declining activity, employment and deliveries. All sectors reported a fall in September, […]

PROPERTY WILL RETURN

Speaking at an Economists lunch last week, industry experts commented that if interest rates stay around current levels or lower for the foreseeable future, buyers will be heading back to the property market and taking out more loans. Rates are expected to go lower, but it’s also hopeful that very low rates will be sustained […]

HOUSING CONSTRUCTION FINALLY PICKING UP

The latest figures are showing a slight improvement in building approvals, but industry groups are warning that further interest rate cuts are needed to sustain growth. Previous cuts over the past year have helped to stimulate growth, but more action is needed. The danger is that the recovery could stall as the impacts of previous […]

HOW TO USE YOUR GREYWATER SAFELY

the bath, laundry and shower. Unlike blackwater, (waste water from the toilet), grey water can be safely used for a variety of purposes around the home. It’s most common uses are watering the garden, flushing toilets and the washing machine. Effective greywater treatment can ease the demand on the drinking supply, and also help reduce […]

CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS IN FLOOD ZONES

As part of a recommendation by the flood inquiry, a new development code has been released by the Queensland Government. It will apply to building applications submitted after the 26/10/12. The code refers to new and additions to Class 1,2,3,9a,9c and 4 buildings. In general terms, a building must be designed so that in the […]

CHOOSING AN OUTDOOR CEILING FAN

There is a growing tendency among homeowners to install ceiling fans not just inside, but outside as well. With alfrescos becoming a standard feature of the home, there is an increasing demand for installation of fans for the light breeze, and also to keep pests away. However most ceiling fans are not designed for outdoor […]

AUSSIE BUSINESSES GROWING IN CONFIDENCE

A recently released business confidence index indicates that among Australian businesses, confidence has shown a slight increase over the past six months. The index was up 2 points, to 116. This is despite the trend of global confidence falling. A senior commentator said the index shows that Australia remains a constant and positive market for […]

ASBESTOS HAZARD IN OLD POWER METER BOARDS

Work on electricity meters in some states has been banned in homes built before 1983 due to the health risk to workers. A nationwide audit of meter boards has been called to determine if governments are willing to start replacing the ones that contain deadly asbestos fibres. A spike in the modification of meter boards […]

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Cleveland Qld 4163

Office Address:
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Ormiston Qld 4160

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Office Telephone: (07) 3825 0222

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