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EARLY inheritances are being handed out by senior Australians at an increasing rate, prompting a warning from advisers for retirees to make sure they protect themselves financially.
THE sky’s the limit for Adelaide apartment living, as Premier Jay Weatherill today broke ground on the groundbreaking residential complex Realm.
Strong gains in the financial sector is lifting the market into positive territory on Friday, ending a three session slump. The ASX 200 is up 14 points or 0.3% to 5,670.
NINE houses about 600m from the Chatswood CBD have sold together for more than $35 million to a local developer with plans to replace them with about 40 townhouses.
THE selling campaign for retired jockey Gary Willetts’ Brighton East home has crossed the finish line almost two weeks before its scheduled auction date.
A CANADIAN film director says he has received “racist attacks” and death threats over a plan to charge “white cis-straight able-bodied males” double the price to see his documentary.
THE world’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt has died, aged 94.
A MAN from Sydney’s hills district may just be the best grandpa going around — after he bought a block of four apartments in Neutral Bay for his grandkids at auction last night.
PROMINENT Hardware Lane building Cyclone House has changed hands for $6.71 million in its first sale in 45 years.
A WAREHOUSE conversion inside an old Australian Knitting Mills factory is set to go under the hammer as a “sea of yellow and black” descends on Richmond this weekend.
TWO Aussies are counting their lucky stars after becoming the nation’s newest multi-millionaires following last night’s $50 million Powerball jackpot.
MALCOLM Turnbull has condemned the attack Tony Abbott suffered after he was headbutted by a gay marriage supporter in Tasmania.
THE Australian market looks set to open higher, ignoring the negative lead of international markets, especially Wall Street where the Dow and the S&P 500 broke their running streaks of record highs. At 0700 AEST on Friday, the share price futures index was up 19 points, or 0.34 per cent, at 5,661.
US sharemarkets declined as investors assessed the impact of the Federal Reserve's signal that it intends to raise interest rates later this year. Technology shares led the decline as Apple shares fell by 1.7% on concerns over demand for its new smartphone. The Dow Jones fell 53 points or 0.2%. The S&P 500 declined by 8 points or 0.3%. The Nasdaq fell by 33 points or 0.5%.
MILLIONAIRE Menulog founder Leon Kamenev has been given the green light from town planners to build a French-style chateau across the four Vaucluse properties he bought last year for $80 million.
WHAT does it take to send the price of a Sunbury property soaring almost $500,000 in just over a year?
AN avid collector of 18th century furniture, Diane Heitmann’s Strathalbyn home is a true reflection of times gone by.
FRENCH tycoon Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s richest woman, sat atop the L’Oreal empire and ran a philanthropic foundation, but faced a difficult old age clouded by dementia and legal drama.