Brisbane’s Middle Ring Suburbs Ripe For Investment

Inner-city suburbs always seem to get the media love, but it’s Brisbane’s middle-ring which could be about to steal the investment limelight. With affordability and infrastructure as two imperative criteria, Domain has identified which Brisbane middle-ring suburbs should be on the radar of all buyers. According to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ), renters […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Queensland’s Worst and Best Performing Resale Suburbs – Q1 2017

About 9.2 per cent of Brisbane homes were sold by their owners at a loss in the first three months of the year, the worst result in almost two years, a new report reveals. The capital was middle-of-the-rung compared to other states — Sydney and Melbourne were again the best performers. CoreLogic has released its Pain […]

House Purchase Contracts – The Clauses You Need To Look Out For…

Buying a house – whether it’s your first home or an investment – is a big deal, and there has been a lot of debate in recent months about housing affordability becoming a key problem in many parts of Australia. Knowing what you need to do if you have found your dream home, though, can […]

What’s the Best Time to Buy a Property?

LIKE every other investment, residential property follows a cycle. Picking the best time to buy and sell to maximise profit often depends on understanding where you are in a property cycle. Conventional wisdom is that residential property follows a 7-10 year cycle between peaks. Within those cycles are the usual value, growth, peak and correction […]

2017 Hot Spots Property in Queensland

The Queensland market is looking patchy with some areas in the doldrums and other parts looking brighter for property investors. What did the property market look like in Queensland in 2016? Queensland real estate agents say that while a unit oversupply is dampening Brisbane’s outlook, other parts of Queensland’s property market are basking in the […]

Value of Properties in Brisbane are Anticipated to Rise

House prices are predicted to rise in 29 Brisbane suburbs, with a surprising one-third coming out of one area alone. The latest Hotspotting Price Predictor Index has picked the biggest chunk of metropolitan Brisbane growth would come out of the Moreton Bay area. The Bay toppled Logan City as the top municipality in the capital […]