Low-income residents of a regional South Australian city are using an innovative solar scheme to shave money off their power bills.
Following a disaster, renters can face eviction, homelessness or be forced to live in a damaged property. Many don't have the insurance to cope, but it's not because they can't afford it, write Kate Isabel Booth and Chloe Lucas.
Scores of Aussie households could be saving up to $1,000 if they just "picked up the phone" and negotiated a better deal with their energy provider, according to a new analysis of tariffs.
Renters and public housing tenants are facing an uphill battle to get the issue of mould in their properties taken seriously, with a growing number of people claiming it has left them ill and some owners blaming residents for the accumulation.
The lower end of the property market is less volatile, but when it falls the consequences tend to be broader.
Financial counselling call centres are "at capacity" with record numbers of older Australians unable to pay rent or make good on their mortgage repayments.
Saggy ceilings, leaking shower recesses and roof issues — think your building inspection will cover these as "structural defects"? You may want to think again.
This is Merle's house. The 82-year-old loves everything about it — especially because it means she doesn't have to rely on carers. So could tiny homes spark a retirement revolution?
As Australia's levels of household debt hit historic highs, experts warn a new threat is looming for struggling home owners with a surge in repayments set to hit interest-only home loans over the coming 12 months.
Greg Rossen has been selling upmarket Perth properties for decades, but he's so pessimistic about the state of the market he's sold up his family home and is renting instead — and he's not confident of any relief in sight.