FORMER Melbourne deputy lord mayor and planning legal eagle Clem Newton-Brown has sold a unique 508-square-metre block of land on the banks of the Yarra in Toorak.Read more
COMEDIAN Gina Riley is laughing all the way to the bank, selling her Armadale home for $650,000 more than she paid just 10 months ago.Read more
LESS than a year after paying a record $7 million for a block of land in Flinders on Western Port, former managing director of the Skilled Group Greg Hargrave and wife Mardi have put their luxury city apartment on the market, in a deal expected to be worth more than $3.7 million.Read more
A Hawthorn home once owned by television show host and model Suzie Wilks has for an undisclosed price, believed to be around $1.3 million.Read more
FORMER footballer Wayne Carey has sold two retail premises in Church Street, Richmond, in deals worth about $3.3 million.Read more
COMEDIAN and actress Mary Coustas sold her beachfront apartment before a scheduled auction last weekend, for an undisclosed amount believed to be around $660,000.Read more
Year 2008 will indeed be one of closure for colourful business identity, and yachting veteran Lou Abrahams.Read more
The days of spotting Australian Open tennis stars doing their grocery shopping in the suburban retail strips of Ormond Road Elwood, Glenferrie Road Hawthorn or in Toorak Village, are now gone.Read more
Melbourne-based business identity Jonathan Deague certainly got into the Christmas spirit last month, agreeing to hand over the keys to a luxury Portsea beach house he was selling, despite the new vendor paying just a 10 per cent deposit.Read more
One of Victoria’s most successful bookmakers – and possibly the worst singer ever to tackle Australia’s national anthem at a sporting event – Simon Beasley, is believed to have quietly purchased a luxury penthouse in South Yarra’s ultra ritzy Domain Road.Read more
Comedian and radio show personality Dave O’Neill proved to be a poor judge of character at the Property Council of Australia’s monthly luncheon at Crown Casino on Wednesday.Read more
ANOTHER sportsman is turning his hand to a property development, this time in Brighton.
Swimmer Michael Klim is developing two luxury townhouses in the prestigious pocket of Martin Street, between St Kilda Street and the bay, in the precinct known as the Golden Mile.
JP Dixon selling agent Nick Johnstone expects about $5 million for the one townhouse that is on the market, which is opulently decorated in Balinese style.Read more
CELEBRITIES Kate Ceberano and Gina Riley have opposed the development of a new Jewish School, on the former Regent Lodge site, in Elsternwick.
An application has been received by the Glen Eira Council to develop the 2,989 square metre site at 46 Regent Street into a three-level school, capable of accommodating 325 students.
Kate Ceberano, and Ms Riley’s husband, Rick McKenna told the Herald Sun traffic caused by the added school would cause chaos around the small suburban street.Read more
The top end of the market has been on fire this week – alleviating any concerns rising interest rates, an uncertain share market or even a new political party could destabilise the booming market.Read more
Any chance of a new price record being set in the leafy eastern suburb of Canterbury looks unlikely to occur anytime soon, after the Monomeath Avenue mansion of business identity Anthony Podesta failed to sell after an expression of interest campaign.Read more
The former family home of Stawells most famous sporting export, Leslie OBrien Fleetwood-Smith, has been put on the market for sale.Read more
One agency to which the Kay & Burton/RT Edgar rivalry means nothing, is Marshall White.Read more
Anybody inspecting the large 2-bedroom plus study, double storey terrace home at 138 Park Street Abbotsford, and is overcome by a feeling of confinement, need not be confused.Read more
Described as one of the 100 most influential people in the digital world, businessman turned politician Evan Thornley, and wife Tracey Ellery, are believed to have quietly smashed the record for a house price in Kew.Read more
Movie producer and former Australian Broadcasting Authority member Robert Le Tet is believed to have forked out more than $5 million for a penthouse at Becton’s controversial Espy apartment complex in St Kilda.Read more