Skip to content

The View

Get the latest real estate news, property market trends and how-to guides, housing information and insights as well as tips for buying, selling, investing, renting, building and property finance.

  • General
  • Residential

Elders Sylvania turns 20

Twenty years ago, Michelle Michell was driving along the Princes Highway in Sylvania with two girlfriends and saw a shop for lease. “It was a lovely, old-fashioned, classic Australian building. We had already decided we wanted to start a business…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

Five tips for buying in a boom

The property market is on fire, and it’s only going to heat up from here. Property data firm CoreLogic [https://www.corelogic.com.au/news/over-2000-homes-taken-auction-across-combined-capital-cities] has been tracking auction clearance rates, which are at highs not seen since 2015. Last week’s clearance rate was at…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

How a capsule wardrobe can give you a new look

Sick of searching through your wardrobe hoping to find something to wear? If you’re like a lot of us, chances are good that you only wear a small percentage of the clothes you own. The others are too small, too…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

How regional Australia fared in 2020

2020, as we all know, was a hard year but just as new growth is springing up from the site of last year’s bushfires, opportunities have come from the seismic shifts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Regional Australia has been the…

Read more
  • General
  • Home Loans
  • Residential
  • Rural

Fixed, variable or split home loans?

For first home buyers, getting that all important home loan can feel like you’re at a job interview. Lenders will ask you about your spending habits, your credit score and your employment history to help them decide if you’ll be…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential

Seven things a real estate agent does behind the scenes

We all know what real estate agents do. With their sharp suits and wide smiles, they’re the ones greeting you at the open inspection or answering questions before the auctioneer starts their spiel. But did you know that real estate…

Read more
  • General
  • Interior Design
  • Residential
  • Rural

The latest 2021 tile trends

Sprucing up the kitchen or giving the bathroom a new lease on life? Nothing can make or break the result quite like your tiles. Tiles are one of the most effective ways to create interest in a space. Whether you…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

The highs and lows of 2020

2020. What a year. In Australia, we kicked it off with some of the worst bushfires on record, devastating rural communities and local business. No sooner had we got back on our feet than the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. Ask most…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

4 Australian beach holidays we recommend this summer

Summer is here, and for Australians that can mean only one thing. Beach holidays. With the internal borders finally open, you can explore the endless Australian coastline to your heart’s content. But where to start? Among stiff competition, we’ve chosen…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

Christmas feasts for any size gathering

Christmas is almost upon us! After a hard year, Australians can finally look forward to family gatherings and reunions with old friends. Festivities, of course, call for a feast. Whether you’re entertaining a crowd or enjoying an intimate holiday tete-a-tete,…

Read more
Showing 1-10 of 209 results