Don't judge a book by its cover, they say, but let's face it, we all do it.
Chris Tolhurst The Sydney housing market is keeping its head above water with auction sales on the weekend yielding the best result since September 9.
Chris Tolhurst Melbourne home buyers are increasingly striving to get bang for their buck by making "cross-city" moves to new areas.
Andrew Wilson Sydney recorded a sturdy auction clearance rate at the weekend with the local market showing resilience following a recent trend of declining buyer activity.
Sue Williams The house that love built has been snapped up at auction for $700,000 -- $50,000 over its reserve - by a young first home buyer family who are thrilled that their purchase will also help fund the battle against childhood cancer.
Andrew Wilson Melbourne's auction market produced yet another robust result for most sellers as the spring selling season moves towards a remarkable crescendo next weekend.
Allison Worrall Five years ago, the Staunton brothers bought a rundown deceased estate in Ascot Vale for $675,000. On Saturday, their entire family were stunned when the four-bedroom Victorian sold for $1.7 million at auction, $300,000 above their reserve price.
Kate Burke A small turnout wasn't enough to stop an inner-city apartment selling under the hammer for $1.27 million on Saturday.
Jim Malo It might seem obvious, but now it's official. Living in a green leafy suburb and even planting trees in your own backyard, can add a significant amount of money to the value of your home.
Brendan Bale There are few things that enrage lovers of Melbourne's live music scene quite like pub neighbours who complain about noise.
The well-known musician will perform a preview show at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre on Tuesday, October 31.