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

Can I convert a garage into an extra room?

If your family is outgrowing their current home, what do you do? Moving to a larger house can be costly, or mean you’re leaving behind your local community. Building an extension is another option, but it’s not always practical. One…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

How to look after yourself during lockdown

The majority of Australians are currently under lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise across the nation. If you’re among them, you may be: •    Worried about catching the virus •    Anxious that your job will be affected by the impact of…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

Smart tech to spend your tax return on

Around two-thirds of Australian taxpayers get a refund every year. On average, that refund comes out at just over $4,000 per person. If you’re among them, you’ve done the hard part of getting your tax return lodged. Now all you…

Read more
  • News
  • Residential
  • Victoria

Elders welcomes Wyndham City office

Elders Real Estate is delighted to announce the newest office to join it’s growing network: Elders Wyndham City. Principals Aman Jadaun and Mandeep Tyagi head up a six-person team in the rapidly growing Wyndham region. This experienced team live and…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential

Affordable houses across the country

Are Australian houses still affordable for the average buyer? Yes – but it depends where you look. House prices have continued their steep trajectory in recent months. The average house price in the capital cities of Australia hit $728,500 in…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

Is now the right time to sell your home?

Thinking of selling but not sure now is the time? You may not need to hold off until spring in the current market. The property market is broadly seasonal. Houses that are listed in the summer tend to take the…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

What to know about buying a knockdown rebuild

Dreaming of a brand new home? You have a few routes available to you. You can look for a vacant block of land, buy a house-and-land package, or buy an existing property to knock down and rebuild. Each option has…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

How to work from home forever

A recent PwC study confirms what a lot of us already knew. We like working from home, and we want to keep doing it. Hopes and Fears 2021 found that 90% of Australians want to keep working from home in…

Read more
  • General
  • Residential
  • Rural

Wonderful wallpaper

Interior design is going maximalist. Gone are the plain white walls, empty rooms and stainless steel kitchens. Today’s interiors mix pattern, texture and colour to create inviting spaces. We’re seeing natural materials like timber and stone, soft metallics including brass…

Read more
Showing 1-10 of 140 results