Ascot’s Racecourse Village Adds To Prestigious Address

As one of Brisbane’s most historically significant addresses, Ascot is well-known for having a unique blend of houses and architecture that exude charm and sophistication. Racecourse Road is the area’s original promenade, shopping street and dining hub, and today, it is still a bustling commercial centre. Thanks to the recent completion of Racecourse Village Shopping […]

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 […]

Brisbane Property Prices to Show Mixed Results in 2017

The Brisbane housing market is expected to grow steadily in 2017, outperforming other capital cities hit hard by the drop in the national economy.   But there is good news and bad news. House prices are going to rise in 2017 but units and apartments will drop. “I think prices will continue to fall in […]

Brisbane Cbus Development Enjoying Strong Sales

Cbus Property’s controversial planned riverside apartment tower in Brisbane has had strong early sales results despite some concerns about an oversupply in the city. The development at 443 Queen Street attracted buyers for 52 apartments worth $73 million over the weekend and Cbus Property chief executive Adrian Pozzo is confident there will not be a […]

How To Assess Your Property After A Storm

The State Emergency Service will respond to many storm call outs this season. With battering winds and heavy rains, flooding and hail due this year, it’s a good idea to prepare for the unexpected. But when a storm does hit, you’ll want to assess your property for any damage. Below are some pointers to keep […]

The Building Process – 6 Tips To Guide You Through

  If you’re constructing a new home, renovating, or performing maintenance or repairs, it’s a good idea to learn about as much as you can before starting. Here are six tips to make your project run smoothly: 1. Make a Short List of Available Builders Check in local newspapers, phone directories, industry databases, association memberships, […]

Chermside Development Sparking Residential Boom

In 2013, the Chermside Neighbourhood plan was adopted with it’s goal to continue and guide the efforts that were started back in the 1980s. One of the main purposes of this plan is to offer more choices for families who wanted to live in a neighbourhood that was close to both jobs and services. According […]

What will the Lutwyche Development Mean for Brisbane’s Northside?

Lutwyche, a historic northern suburb of Brisbane, will soon be home to several blocks of all-new apartments. In an effort to efficiently manage the suburb’s growth, the city council’s strategy of constructing these residential units is sure to alter the face and focus of this well-known community. While Lutwyche is among Brisbane’s oldest neighbourhoods, it’s […]

What The RBA’s Continued Rate Cuts Mean For Investors

On a loan of $600,000 you could expect to pay almost $2.5 million dollars on interest over a 30 year period. That doesn’t even touch the principle loan amount. That same loan in today’s market would have a 5% rate, which translates into less than $560 thousand in interest charges over the same repayment period. […]

How Long Should A Building Inspection Take?

House inspection is one of the most important step of buying a house. It is one of the things that should definitely be included in the house purchase contract. It requires a professional inspector to look at the condition of the house and look for any damages or malfunctions. The professional inspector is also responsible […]