During the property boom, home buyers were increasingly frustrated by agents engaging in "bait pricing" where they would purposely advertise a property for less than the seller was willing to accept to attract market interest. But these concerns appear to be drying up.
Stephen Lacey The Spanish Inquisition was less invasive.
Christine Sams Sticks was proud to call his mate Wombat "a big softie" after the bearded larrikin brought out his feminine side to finally win a weekly room reveal.
Chris Tolhurst Modern townhouses and single-level period homes were hotly contested at weekend auctions as Melbourne's burst of warmer weather helped to swell the number of people on the hunt for new properties.
Jim Malo Penthouses are endlessly fascinating when they come up for sale, because they give a glimpse into the lifestyles of the wealthy who usually inhabit the sky-high homes.
Andrew Wilson Despite a recent fade, Sydney's auction market survived its September super Saturday, recording a solid clearance rate for sellers despite the usual flood of pre-holiday listings.
Kate Burke A couple's hard work renovating their family home has paid off, with the property selling for $800,000 more than they bought it for in 2015.
Allison Worrall "It's akin to Mayfair or Park Lane in London!"
Lucy Macken Ask what some of Sydney's most famous trophy homes are and you'll most likely hear talk of Elaine or La Mer, or even Altona.
Jim Malo It was quick bidding and a can do attitude that snagged the Beddows 2 Melrose Close, Carindale.
“It promotes healthy eating habits by being available free of charge during our fruit and vegie breaks."
"Oberon Council is seeking nominations of local residents to receive awards."
Can you believe it's been eight years since a think red blanket of dust covered the region?
A former Oberon identity was recognised recently.
"If an opponent retreats, wouldn't that signal that he didn't want to compete?"
News from Oberon High School
John Seaman takes a look at life on the land.