Good walkability and access to cafes and shops are high on the list of desirables for the midlife apartment-dweller.
Melissa Howard It's mostly worth the hassle, as long as everything goes to plan.
Gayle Bryant Take a look at some of the most beautiful facades from around the world.
Andrew P. Street How do two state governments differ in their approach to flogging off public assets?
Dan F Stapleton Does this poorly defined neighbourhood in Sydney's inner west deserve official suburb status?
Michael Inman A Canberra developer has snapped up the Woden Town Centre for several million dollars.
Jenny Brown As characterful as it is, the sale before auction a fortnight ago of a one bedroom, single-fronted Carlton Victorian cottage for $1.47 million left even the seasoned local realtors bemused.
Harry Scheule, University of Technology Sydney Australian housing markets are likely to be even more concentrated than in the US because of the population size of Sydney and Melbourne.
Iain Gillespie A fierce battle over disused laneways in Melbourne's northern suburbs has led to residents accusing Darebin council of trying to sell off their backyards, pitting pensioners against cashed-up developers.
Lucy Macken The son of one of China's richest men "Jeremy" Jianmin Song has ramped up his push to buy Australian assets.
Government program has "beautiful sounding name"
Looking for something to do?
Take a look at what was happening around Coleambally and Darlington Point in December 2005.