Open for inspection: Coast homes go on show

CHECK out this weekend's Sunshine Coast homes open for inspection.

Residents powerless to stop Airbnb ‘party houses’

A photo of a bucks party at a short-term rental in the Watergate Apartments in Melbourne’s Docklands, presented to a Victorian parliamentary committee into changes to laws governing short-stay accommodation.

Residents band together to fight the rise of AirBnB 'party houses'

Home owners settling to make way for Mackay Ring Road

The Clarkson family's home was moved just down the road from their former land at Stotts Road, Te Kowai, which was resumed by TMR.

But some are still clinging on, fighting for a better deal

Three historic M'boro hotels on the market

The Lamington Hotel Motel, Maryborough. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Three historic Maryborough hotels are on the market.

Renters warned about online real estate scam

The scam ad for a property for rent in Albert Park.

Australian renters have been warned about an elaborate scam

Million dollar farm snapped up by the council

RESERVE EXPANDED: Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson and Cr Jenny McKay celebrate the purchase of a $1.2 million tract of land beside Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve.

Land buy funded by the council's environment levy

Get ready for huge rise in your electricity bill

Three major retailers have announced increases of up to 20% in their power prices.

Major retailers announce a price hike

Open for inspection homes June 15-21

Check out this weekend's homes open for inspection.

IKEA vows to make art more affordable

HERE'S an idea that might make art galleries and artists around the world very nervous.

Style: How to entertain outdoors this winter

Consider using softer lighting in the dining area when entertaining outdoors.

It's easy to make the most of your outdoor spaces.

STYLE: Bring nature inside without killing it

What's not to love when you can have a rainforest as a backdrop in your home?

Wallpaper has made a huge comeback in home decor

Gladstone mum's warning after son falls out second-storey window

6-year-old Garnet Sharpley is very lucky to not be too badly hurt after falling from an upstairs window.

The 6-year-old was rushed to Gladstone Hospital on the weekend.