Founded in 2014, Resy.com, is a restaurant booking platform which offers a consumer-focused mobile app that allows travellers to book tables at great restaurants at anytime.
At present the company works with more than a thousand eateries in Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and 50 conurbations across the U.S.
In November, Airbnb introduced local experiences called “Trips” to its app, [...]
Close to 8.4 million or 62 per cent of Australia’s 13.6 million proud homeowners have renovated in the last 12 months in 2016—up from 7.5 million or 57 percent in 2013.
This research compares the data derived from two separate surveys done in 2013 and 2016 on home improvements taken by homeowners themselves who either owned their properties outright or were still paying it off.
“The latest figures from Roy Morgan show [...]
The product which is specifically aimed at Australia’s growing tenancy market has had over 80 real estate offices signing up to use its services with more expected in the new year.
The company’s executive chairman Michael Wood, an insurance veteran, has been surprised by the uptake and is currently working on several new marketing initiatives to attract more tenants to use the product.
“The first question our relationship teams often get asked from property [...]
The amendment does not change any other provisions in the Act, including those relating to the lodgement and claims for bonds.
Landlords and Real Estate Agents
From 30 January 2017, landlords and real estate agents are required to be registered with RBO and invite new tenants to provide their email address for the purpose of initiating the RBO bond lodgement process.
A landlord or agent who fails to invite a new tenant to lodge their bond using RBO, prior [...]
According to Rent.com.au’s data, the average median rent across Australia has only slightly increased – up 1 per cent at $425 per week in November. Adelaide and Darwin metropolitan areas recorded a decrease in median rent, while all but three of the remaining cities saw an increase in the month. Hobart recorded an 18 per cent increase from $340/pw in October to $400/pw in November, the steepest increase of all [...]
“The latest Rental Affordability Index shows housing stress is a common reality for people in the rental market, especially those on low incomes, who have little left to spend on essentials like food, electricity, fuel and education, after paying rent,” said Andrew Cairns, CEO Community Sector Banking. “People in the lowest income households are being pushed out of the rental market, and into poverty and homelessness – [...]