25 Sep What’s in the news in September?

What’s in the news in September?

The Triple impact of combustable cladding

With growing awareness of the risks of combustible cladding in Australia’s high rises, many strata managers are proactively seeking professional advice about materials and fire safety within their buildings. In New South Wales and Victoria, council municipal building surveyors are now issuing building notices requesting a written response on the strata committee’s plan to resolve the potential hazard. Body corporates are understandably motivated to address the problem quickly, given the threat to both life and property but they face three significant obstacles…

You can read the full article from Inside Strata by clicking here.

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5 ways to transform a guest bedroom into a multifunctional space

On week two of The Block, the contestants tackled guest bedrooms, and most were designed to be multifunctional.

Guest bedrooms will not be occupied all of the time, so inclusions such as study nooks or a library will make the spaces more versatile.

When designing a guest bedroom, one of the first questions Make Architecture director Mel Bright asks clients is how often guests will use the space.

You can read the full article from Domain by clicking here

Unit owners clean up after selling entire building

A group of owners made a tidy profit after just five days on the market after banding together to sell their entire building. The unit owners at 26 Toorak Road in Brisbane blue chip suburb, Hamilton, pooled their resources to sell their complex as an eight bedroom, four bathroom, four car space property. The building sold for $1.98 million on August 10 after just five days on the market, according to agents Ranal Charan and Dr Paul Howe of Oxbridge.

You can read the full article from news.com.au by clicking here

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Brisbane housing market ‘doing a Bradbury’ with house and unit values set to rise

Brisbane’s beaten down apartment market is on the verge of a major recovery, with a leading analyst predicting unit values to jump more than 6 per cent next year.

Moody’s Analytics and CoreLogic’s latest quarterly home value report predicts the city’s apartment values to rebound in 2019, after years of pain caused by overbuilding.

You can read the full article from news.com.au by clicking here