• Covered outdoor space with a built-in barbecue is a winner in any season.
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    Balnarring Beach beauty a work of art

    179 Balnarring Beach Rd, Balnarring Beach is on the market.Source:Supplied NATURAL materials, sunlight, cool curves and even an aquarium — this new homes design offers a sense of contemporary luxury, and reflects its beautiful location near the water’s edge. Combining cutting-edge modern inclusions with a classic coastal feel, the property at 179 Balnarring Beach Rd, Balnarring Beach is now on the market with a .2-.4 million price guide. The property is a minute’s stroll from the shore.Source:Supplied The home features multiple living zones, including open-plan living and dining space connecting to the outdoors, plus an upstairs retreat. The chic kitchen has natural quartzite benchtops and Miele appliances including an in-wall…

  • The home’s modern features attracted three interested groups.
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    Reserve smashed in Friday night auction action

    8 Lion Chase, Craigieburn, sold more than 0,000 above its reserve.Source:Supplied A Craigieburn auction that shot 1,000 past its reserve has given cause to hope 2019 is starting better than 2018 ended. The four-bedroom house at 8 Lion Chase sold for 11,000 under the hammer with five bidders. The buyers emerged from an impressive crowd which topped 200 at a 15-property auction spectacular event on Friday night. Seven prospective buyers were lured by the homes quality features, but only five got to bid.Source:Supplied Ray White Craigieburn’s Andrew Bellino said a further two registered to bid for the house but never got the chance to do so. “The majority would have…

  • One room two ways: Warming up monochrome. Picture: Nick Clayton.
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    How to makeover your home interior

    One room, two ways.Source:Supplied THEY say a change is as good as holiday, so when your home interior starts to look a little dull, the same theory can apply. A quick revamp of your interiors can have a positive effect on your home life, just as a holiday can on your mental health. So where do you start? The good news is a few simple changes, such as moving the furniture or adding colour can refresh a space. And it’s something you can do one room at a time, as your weekends and budget allows. See how stylist Jamie Reilly put these looks together in her front room. One room…

  • 8 Beverley Rd, Aldgate.
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    A gardener’s delight near Aldgate Village

    8 Beverley Rd, Aldgate.Source:Supplied PICTURE perfect, and surrounded by undulating land and gardens, a return veranda character home offers rural-style living in the heart of Aldgate. The property at 8 Beverly Rd, which also includes a separate 1890s restored cottage, is set on a 1ha block, just minutes from the shops and services of Aldgate Village. Its highlight is undoubtedly its gardens, which include more than 165 roses and dozens of camellias, as well as many other flowering plants and trees. 8 Beverley Rd, Aldgate.Source:Supplied The next owners will also be able to make use of a chook house, compost bays and a raised vegetable garden. You can take it…

  • The house at 370 Flinder Pde, Brighton, after it was renovated by Jamie Charman.
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    Meet the footy star who now tackles property flipping

    Former AFL player Jamie Charman with his wife Nicky and their children, Lenny, 3, and Joe, 18 months, at the New Farm house they are selling at auction. Picture: Tara Croser.Source:News Limited HE’S gone from being one of the toughest tacklers in the AFL to tackling house flips on an epic scale. These days, Jamie Charman sells houses for Ray White in Brisbane’s affluent inner north, but in his spare time, the former Brisbane Lions player designs and renovates his own. The 36-year-old is about to flip his ninth property — an amazing home in New Farm, which will go under the hammer in a few days. He and wife…

  • The old Wheel House, another room for guests or a great studio.
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    The Sydney island

    My island home in Sydney with lots of space for guests.Source:Supplied One of the most prestigious homes on a Sydney island has quietly come to market with pavilions of accommodation, a historic wheel house and a deepwater jetty that can take a 50’ yacht. Award-winning builder Ryan Stidwill designed the Scotland Island estate alongside the owners creating a main house, a self-contained boat house, a guest pavilion and studio in the old wheel house. Pavilions of style in glass and timber.Source:Supplied Media and advertising couple Peter and Kylie Norton bought 810sqm of waterfront land on the island 32km north of the Sydney CBD back in 2006 and commissioned the local…

  • There were multiple living spaces.
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    Logan high-end homes in demand

    REAL ESTATE: 11 Lloyd Court, Heritage ParkSource:Supplied THE Logan market is experiencing a shortage of stock as interest in high-end properties ramps up. All Properties Group agent Jay Aston said property was hot in suburbs like Heritge Park. “There are more buyers than houses available,” Mr Aston said. “There are a lot of buyers in the high end market, 00,000 and above, but not enough properties coming to market.” The buyers were attracted to the pool.Source:Supplied Mr Aston said the house at 11 Lloyd Court, Heritage Park, sold in about two weeks, which was fairly quick for the area for 60,000. According to CoreLogic data, the median days on market…

  • A commercial building at 598-600 Smith St also sold this year.
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    East West Link house could fetch seven figures

    The terrace at 15 Noone St, Clifton Hill is going to auction on October 13.Source:Supplied AN EDWARDIAN terrace acquired by the State Government for the dumped East West Link is re-entering the market at auction this weekend. The three-bedroom house at 15 Noone St in Clifton Hill is being sold below regular market value after being acquired for the East West Link road project in 2015. The Napthine government spent 00,000 on the home in June 2015, CoreLogic records show. It’s now has price guide of 00,000-90,000 after being tenanted for the past three years.   The house was acquired by the State Government in 2015.Source:Supplied It has a price…

  • There is plenty of parking available. Pic: realcommercial.com.au
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    Billionaire buys inner city office

    No. 226-230 Liverpool St in Darlinghurst sold for .48 million. Pic: realcommercial.com.auSource:Supplied Agribusiness billionaire John Dieter Kahlbetzer has snapped up a former warehouse in Darlinghurst for .48 million. The 1920s building at 226-230 Liverpool St is on 245sqm of land and was home to leading casting company Mullinars Casting Consultants for nearly 30 years. A look inside the building. Pic: realcommercial.com.auSource:Supplied The site offered buyers a fantastic opportunity to refurbish the interiors, which consist of exposed timber beams and classic brickwork. Mr Kahlbetzer is the founder of Twynam Agricultural Group and is estimated to be worth around .7 billion. The building is expected to become the new head office for…

  • The Gwabegar land is covered by a coal seam gas exploration license.
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    Barnaby Joyce’s bold plan to fund divorce

    Barnaby Joyce is selling a plot of land in rural NSW. Picture Kym SmithSource:News Corp Australia Nationals backbencher Barnaby Joyce is selling a plot of farmland with coal-seam gas potential to fund his impending divorce from wife Natalie. The 1015ha of land in Gwabegar in northern NSW has been listed with an asking price of 78,000. It is covered by an unused coal-seam gas exploration license held by resources company Comet Ridge. Mr Joyce has owned the estate since 2007, after joining two separate blocks together for a total 72,000. The property is 1015ha.Source:Supplied The land has multiple dams.Source:Supplied Mr Joyce said he was now selling in the hope of…