New vacancy figures reveal where it’s gotten a little easier to find a rental property

first_imgThere are more properties available for rent in Brisbane now including this house at 13 Leura Ave, Hawthorne which is listed for $850. Picture: realestate.com.auNEW vacancy figures reveal where it has become a little easier and a little harder to find a rental property.According to data released by SQM Research, Brisbane vacancy rates have increased from 2.5 per cent in February 2016 to 3.3 per cent this year.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 investor7 hours agoThings have become a little tighter in Melbourne with its vacancy rate down to just 1.7 per cent — a ten year low.Sydney’s vacancy rate is also tight at 1.9 per cent, down from 2.5 per cent just three months ago.Nationally there were 78,029 rental homes available in February according to the data. bringing the national vacancy rate to 2.4 per cent.Perth recorded the highest vacancy rate of 4.8 per cent, followed by Darwin at 3.8 per cent.Adelaide’s rate was a respectable 2 per cent and Hobart’s the lowest at just 0.7 per cent.last_img read more

Genk appoint new coach

first_imgRelatedPostsNo Content Available Belgian champion Genk have hired German coach Hannes Wolf in a bid to overturn a poor run of results that has left the club languishing at mid-table in the Belgian league and out of the Champions League.Genk said in a statement on Tuesday that the 38-year-old Wolf, who guided Stuttgart to promotion in Germany two years ago and went on to coach Hamburger SV, joined the club alongside his regular assistant Miguel Moreira.Wolf was tutored by Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp when he was in charge of the youth teams at Borussia Dortmund.He replaced Felice Mazzu, who was fired this month after Genk lost at Salzburg 6-2 and was beaten twice by Liverpool in recent weeks in the Champions League. Genk is bottom of its group and can no longer reach the knockout phase.Tags: Miguel Moreiralast_img read more