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 […]

Grenfell Style Fire Could Happen In Brisbane: Warning For Brisbane Strata Managers

BRISBANE strata managers could be sleepwalking into a Grenfell type disaster unless experts take a close look at cladding on local buildings. That was the warning from Lannock CEO Paul Morton as he gets ready to meet with the strata industry to talk about the potential for problems. His company deals with financing strata loans […]

Brisbane Housing Growth Rate to Double Next Year to Mirror Sydney

BRISBANE’S dwelling price growth is expected to mirror that of Sydney next year, with new forecasts seeing the city more than double its pace to a high of 7 per cent. The projections came off the latest SQM Boom & Bust Report, released Thursday, which also dispelled fears of a property crash in Sydney and […]

Good Demand for Homes within 10km of Brisbane CBD

A SOLID double-storey brick and tile home within 10km of the CBD has sold in 37 days in one of the highest demand suburbs in Brisbane. The three bedroom, two bathroom, double garage home at 5 Gizeh Street, Enoggera, sold for $657,000 last Saturday. The home was sold under the hammer by the Office of […]

2017 – The Testing Point for the Brisbane Rental Market

Real estate professionals say 2017 will be a crucial year for Brisbane’s apartment market – and that it’s too early to tell if it will be able to cope with the record number of rental stock expected to be released in the next 12 months. It comes a week after the Reserve Bank flagged potential […]

Different Choices to Get Into the Property Martket

Looking for an affordable way to get into the property market?   Interest rates may be low, but most first-home buyers spend years saving for a home. While prices may be rising, that doesn’t mean you can’t get into the property market. Here are a few alternative options for those looking to start investing in property. Buying […]

The Top 8 Issues For The Australian Property Market in 2017

High demand, low affordability and the major banks raising home loan rates independently of the RBA have dominated property in 2016. Let’s look at what to expect in 2017. 1. Global political uncertainty will affect Australia Brexit and Trump were quite possibly THE surprises of 2016. Expect the ramifications of both results to be felt […]

Local Investors Winning at Brisbane Auctions

It was a long, tight fight between an interstate buyer and a local family for a quintessential Queenslander in a popular pocket of Brisbane. Three people registered to bid on the four bedroom, two bathroom home in Paddington, but it ended up in a battle of $500 bids between a Sydney investor and a family […]