Posts Tagged: australia

Australian Penis-Shaped House

One of Sydneys most famous has found a new owner. Selling 111 McCarrs Creek Road in Church Point, a northern suburb of Sydney, was a rather hard sell for the estate agents, but it finally reached a happy end. Also known as Sherwin House, it drew international attention last year, because its floorpan looks very… Read more »

Where is Adelaide, Australia’s Gayborhood?

KARA Pickard loves living in Eastwood with her partner Jessica Jackson because it’s a neighbourhood where they won’t get a “second look” just because they’re gay. A desire to live close to city hot spots, restaurants and work are the reasons why the pair decided to call the tiny, city-fringe suburb sandwiched between Adelaide and… Read more »

Selling Real Estate With a Speedo

Australian LGBT site Same Same points us to this video of Australian real estate agent Kieren Gray, who’s having some success with a sales technique that’s as old as humanity: “This property’s so hot, you’ve got to take your gear off before you get inside.” At Gay Realty Watch, we look for news to share… Read more »

Australian Real Estate Likely to Lose Value in 2011

House prices in Australia are expected to fall considerably during 2011, according to The Global Real Estate Trends report. The drop in value will be a result of government planned spending cuts, austerity measures and higher interest rates, the report explained. Australia was singled out as one of the top-performing markets during 2010 – alongside… Read more »

Gay Realty Watch: Sydney

We continue our look into local real estate markets with large gay and lesbian communities. Today, our second destination outside the US  – Sydney, Australia – the Opera House, that sexy accent, and one of the largest Gay Pride parades in the world. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on in the Sydney real estate… Read more »