2019 ‘Game changer’ year expected for Brisbane Property Market

BRISBANE’S housing market is on the cusp of turning a corner after years of treading water, with 2019 set to put the Queensland capital “back on the map”. One of the city’s leading property analysts predicts next year will be a “gamechanger” for the residential sector, with rents set to rise, sales volumes to increase […]

Check Your Deck Before The Holidays

Summer is already here, and this is the time of year that Queenslanders love to get out on their decks with family and friends. So if you are planning on holding a holiday celebration on the deck at your property, now is the time to get your deck checked. Decks and balconies require regular and […]

Should You Invest in Brisbane?

Is it the right time to follow the sun and move into the Brisbane property market? Brisbane property market That’s a question now being asked by more and more property investors who have been priced out of Australia’s two big capital cities. While currently property values are falling in many locations, the Brisbane property market […]

What are Brisbane’s Top Growth Suburbs in 2018?

BRISBANE is continuing to defy the downturn gripping the nation’s biggest housing markets, with new figures revealing more than 25 suburbs achieved double-digit property price growth in the past year. While home prices in Sydney and Melbourne have hit the skids, Brisbane’s are marching north, with new research finding the top 10 growth suburbs in […]

New Brisbane Apartments Hit All Time High

NEW apartment prices have jumped to a record high despite a drop in the number of sales. The latest Brisbane Apartment Essentials report by Urbis shows the average sales price increased by $87,000 in the last quarter, driving the weighted average price up to $767,000 – the highest ever recorded by the property analysis firm. […]

Brisbane Unit Growth Expected for 2019

BUYERS looking for the upside in Brisbane’s apartment market can breathe a sigh of relief with the market expected to turn positive in 2019. BUYERS looking for the upside in Brisbane’s apartment market can breathe a sigh of relief with the market expected to turn positive in 2019. It’s a massive shift given the Queensland […]

Buyers Rate The Risks

Homebuyers know the value of a building and pest inspection but are cautious of buying with family. A survey has found that the majority of buyers are most concerned about unforeseen damage and hefty maintenance requirement – not a housing crash or defaulting on mortgage payments. More than four in five respondents of the ME […]

What Oversupply? How Brisbane Brothers Got Rich off Apartments

DAVID Pradella and his brother were ahead of their time when they began developing apartments in Brisbane. Now they’ve sold the final apartment in the block that made them rich. WHAT oversupply? Queensland richlister David Pradella can give a masterclass in flipping units, selling off his final apartment in The Parklands Brisbane that made he […]

Signs of Recovery In the Brisbane Unit Market

ON Wednesday night I called our Biannual ‘Under the Stars’ auctions. I always get excited for these big events. The weather, as it usually is, was perfect and more than 300 people, a mixture of buyers, sellers and locals turned up to take their read on the Brisbane market. Heading out to centre stage to […]

High-Rise Boom in Units in the Inner City Suburbs

Brisbane’s inner city suburbs are getting even more crowded due to a high-rise boom, increased migration & an increased preference for inner-city living & the lifestyle that comes with it. There are signs that inner city unit market is making a comeback after a few slow years. The latest home value data released shows Unit […]