Spotlight on Alderley – Inner City Northern Suburb

Alderley is no longer the forgotten suburb to its neighbours Newmarket, Ashgrove, Wilston & Grange. Alderley is just 7 kms northwest of the Brisbane CBD & is very appealing to a large variety of buyers. The ease of commuter access to CBD, the stunning vistas & family friendly attractions are only part of the appeal.  […]

New 82 Storey Apartment Complex in Brisbane CBD

A NEW 82-storey, 652 unit development has been given the go ahead for the Brisbane CBD. Brisbane City Council has approved plans for the new tower for a site at 171 Edward St. It has been designed by Rothelowman and in keeping with the group’s tradition of designing interactive vertical communities, once complete the building […]

5 Building Defects to Look For When Purchasing a Home

It can be exciting to discover an affordable home that has all of the amenities you want. However, you should never purchase a house in a rush. Some homes look fantastic on the surface but contain serious underlying structural defects. If you overlook major flaws, you could have to pay huge repair bills or suffer with […]

Glut of Units in Brisbane Inner Suburbs

Brisbane’s inner-northern suburbs is predicted to be hit with a huge Unit market downturn as many developments come to a finish this year. Many developers have entered the market all at the same time & as a result there is a very high number of Units for sale in the city & CBD fringe such […]

Brisbane’s Apartment Surge May Spark Better Night Time Economy

If we follow the impact of Brisbane’s historic new apartment construction on city culture, there’s a good chance the Queensland capital could finally eliminate its ‘Dead After Dark’ persona. Will Brisbane be known in the future as a ‘Seven Day City’. According to Matthew Gross, National Property Research managing director, it’s a possibility. A Boost […]

Buying at Auction in QLD

Many homeowners in Queensland choose to sell their homes by auction. There are several advantages to both sellers and buyers by selling at auction. But there are also differences in the procedures of sale when a home is sold at auction instead of on the market. New laws in Queensland implemented in 2014 have tried […]

Maintain Your Home Insurance During the Selling or Buying Process

Whether you are buying or selling a house, it is important to keep building insurance current until the final settlement of the property. In Queensland, the risk in a property passes from the seller to the buyer when the house is put under a standard REIQ contract. The Real Estate Institute of Queensland is the […]

Buyers Thinking Outside the CBD Circle

Brisbane’s CBD may have crept up so fast on people within 5 kms of the Brisbane GPO that the entire area could be soon considered the CBD. Property investors have now begun looking on the fringes of the 5 km ring as CBD creep makes them more comfortable with mid-ring suburbs. The market is hot […]

Building Defects A Major Concern For Unit Owners

According to a recent survey, low-quality buildings and structural building defects have become a serious concern for Australian apartment owners. The survey which involved apartment living in strata-titled properties was conducted by Christopher Guilding, a professor at the Griffith Business School of Griffith University in Queensland. Based on the results of the survey, Professor Guilding […]

BRISBANE UNIT LIVING GROWING IN POPULARITY

Queensland’s love affair with real estate is swinging towards a growing affinity for Unit living with new figures showing the number of new projects has more than doubled in the past 3 years. This can be seen with the number of cranes in the skies of Brisbane inner city. Unit living in Brisbane is proving […]