Protection of Buildings from Subterranean Termites

November 19, 2013 By It’s a requirement of the Building Code of Australia, in relevance with the Australian Standards AS 3660, that all properties must be in compliance with the protection options utilised for protection in the form of physical barriers or resistant materials against termites.Individuals have two basic options and these are as follows: […]

Building & Pest Inspection at Clayfield – Roof Batten Wood Decay Found

July 31, 2012 By During a recent Building and Pest Inspection performed at Clayfield, extensive wood decay was found in many roofing members including the roof battens as found in the image below. The cause of such wood decay could be attributed to: the original roof flashings having deterorated over time, or storm damage and […]

Brisbane Unit Growth Expected For 2019

August 25, 2018 By 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 capital has previously endured some heavy tongue-lashing by experts, including Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe, thanks to the massive oversupply […]

New Brisbane Apartments Hit All Time High

August 31, 2018 By 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2019 ‘Game changer’ year expected for Brisbane Property Market

December 28, 2018 By 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, […]

Looking Ahead at Brisbane’s Property Market – Building and Pest Inspections Brisbane

Is it the right time to follow the sun and move into the 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 seems to be steadily gaining pace. […]