Published in
The Sun-Herald (Australia)
Written by
Brett Thomas

Real estate rush

British popster Kim Wilde has revealed she wants to make Australia her second home. The 33-year-old singer, now playing her first ever live shows in this country, wants to buy property - Perth and the Gold Coast are the early favourites - and spend six months of the year here. "It's really weird because as soon as I said it, I was sent all these faxes from realtors selling homes worth masses of money," she told Glitterati last week. "You know, 'we've got stuff between $1 million and $5 million that we think you'd be really interested in'. I thought, you don't understand, if I stay here it would be up in the hills somewhere in a little shack that cost 30 grand." Make that a very little shack ...