Check out Brisbane’s newest property listings

first_img37 Mornington St, Red Hill. Picture: realestate.com.auFROM a Western red cedar home at Red Hill to a Queenslander at Clayfield, check out Brisbane’s newest property listings.This striking home at 37 Mornington St, Red Hill is scheduled for auction on April 29.The tri-level home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms and a contemporary-style kitchen which is connected to the dining and lounge room.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours agoInside the Red Hill home. Picture: realestate.com.auThe architect-designed home is on elevated north-facing block and has views toward Paddington and Mt Coot-tha.At New Farm, this home at 16 Hopetoun Way, also has four bedrooms. It is in the Cutters Landing development and is listed for $2.585 million. It is close to the tennis courts and New Farm Park. The home has formal and informal living spaces which flow out to a covered veranda and extend to the pool area. 16 Hopetoun Way, New Farm. Picture: realestate.com.auIn blue chip Clayfield, 87 Barlow St, is listed for sale.The renovated Queenslander has five bedrooms and multiple living spaces. 87 Barlow St, Clayfield. Picture: realestate.com.auThere is an expansive covered southern deck which overlooks the pool and gardens. The original home was built in 1920 with many original features retained.last_img read more

National unveils loan shark crackdown

first_imgStuff.co.nz 6 Nov 2011Loan sharks were targeted and anti-competitive behaviour would be criminalised in National’s commerce policy unveiled today. About a third of current lenders may be out of business because of the changes. Leader John Key said National would work to increase people’s financial kills and knowledge. Earlier, finance spokesman Bill English announced plans to crack down on loan sharks, it does not include a cap on interest rates as has been suggested by some. English said the changes were intended to protect unwary consumers who were being preyed on by unscrupulous credit companies. Changes include requiring that borrowers be able to repay a loan without substantial hardship, creating a code of responsible lending, and protecting household and necessary goods from being security against a loan that is not for that item.http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/5917033/National-unveils-loan-sharks-crack-downlast_img read more

Oscoda water activist selected to attend State of the Union

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisThe State of the Union takes place tomorrow night, and Congressman Dan Kildee has decided to bring an Oscoda native.Kildee will bring Cathy Wusterbarth to the speech on Tuesday night. Wusterbarth has been instrumental in advocating for clean water in Oscoda Township. She has also brought much needed exposure to the PFAS contamination around Wurtsmith Air Force Base.“I am honored to welcome Cathy Wusterbarth, an important leader in our community, to the State of the Union address,” Congressman Kildee said in press release. “For years, Cathy has worked to ensure everyone has access to clean drinking water. Because of Cathy’s advocacy, the state and federal government have started to act to protect public health from dangerous PFAS chemicals. I am proud to recognize Cathy’s tireless advocacy and will work alongside her to make sure that Congress more urgently acts to clean-up contamination in Oscoda and other sites across the country.”Wusterbarth formed the community action group “Need Our Water” to advocate for cleaner water in Michigan.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: (NOW), Congressman, DAN KILDEE, Need Our Water, PFAS, State of the UnionContinue ReadingPrevious Road commission warns of black ice on roadwaysNext Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative receives $27,000 for educational effortslast_img read more