Wavell Heights Market Surging Ahead

THIS Wavell Heights home sold off market for $970,000. Richard & Wrench Clayfield business manager Gary Olsen said he had been working with the buyers for some time to find the ideal property. “I knew the property would be coming to market and I suggested to the owners we had some potential buyers and we could save […]

Record Price for 405m2 Block In Brisbane

ND demand has soared to record levels, with a 405sq m block in Queensland’s most expensive suburb selling for nine times the Brisbane average and four times that of Sydney. The block at 18 Teneriffe Drive, Teneriffe, sold for $2m on Thursday, agent Beth Leach of Beth Leach New Farm confirmed. At close to $5,000 […]

Newmarket & Kalinga Homes Sell for More Than $2.5M

At 52 Emma St, Kalinga, not even the wet weather could keep the crowds at bay. More than 200 spectators watched on as a bidding war broke out between three competitive buyers. The opening bid kicked off what was to be an exciting auction at $1,900,000, with the deal being sealed with the raise of […]

Suburbs Where Homes are Selling Fastest this Spring

If you want a house in one of these Brisbane suburbs, you better move quick. Demand is so strong in some pockets of the city this spring selling season, at least one house sells every day of the year on average — and real estate agents are struggling to keep up. On Brisbane’s northside, Wavell […]

2018 Looking good For Brisbane Property Growth

PROPERTY price growth was subdued toward the end of the year, but expectations are for a positive 2018. PROPERTY price growth in Brisbane Property market was subdued toward the end of the year, but expectations are for a positive 2018. The latest CoreLogic property value index revealed no change to Brisbane dwelling values in December […]

All I want for Christmas … is to sell my home

FOR hundreds of Queenslanders, the wish list this year is simple. With some properties languishing on the market for more than 18 months, all they want for Christmas is to sell their home. IT might not be at the top of everyone’s wishlist this time of year, but all Bruce and Maureen Eastland really want […]

Queenslander breaks Kedron suburb record at auction

Photo credit: realestate.com.au A NEWLY built triple-gabled Queenslander has smashed the price record for Kedron after selling for $1.65 million at auction on Saturday. A crowd of more than 170 people filled 59 Thirteenth Ave to watch 14 registered bidders battle for the five-bedroom home with pool. An opening bid of $1.3 million kicked off […]

An Example of Brick Fretting (Video)

I’m just about to show you what’s known as brick fretting. We’re at a post-war home here. We’ve got a lower course of brickwork to the subfloor and as you can see, the brickwork’s crumbling. Not all the way, but the top section.                         […]

Brisbane’s Acreage Suburbs Experiencing Best Year Since GFC

Brisbane’s acreage suburbs are experiencing their “best year since the GFC” as wealthy young families from the inner city battle it out over the ultimate backyard for their kids. A growing number of well-heeled buyers are turning their backs on the cafe set in favour of ride-on mowers and weekends filled with yard work, agents […]

Evidence of Subsidence Found During Building Inspection

Evidence of cracks to the brickwork can indicate subsidence / settlement of the building foundations. We identify all cracking to the structure and will refer to the QBCC cracking categories guidelines for the purchaser or vendor to take further investigations. Cracks in walls, ceilings, flooring or around doors and windows may occur for several reasons. Many cracks […]