News & Market Insights

20 per cent market growth forecast

Monday 15 July 2019

A massive jump in house prices is forecast for Brisbane over the coming three years, almost double the nearest Australian state capital, with major Queensland cities close behind.

Latest analysis by BIS Oxford Economics has forecast a massive 20 per cent growth in house prices in Brisbane, with demand driven by its relative affordability compared to other capitals and a pick-up in positivity.

Surge in Rental Demand for Brisbane Apartments

Saturday 6 July 2019

Tenant demand for new inner Brisbane apartments jumped.

Demand for Brisbane apartments strengthens

Friday 5 July 2019

Brisbane is on the cusp of the perfect property storm:
+ Vacancy rate has fallen to 1.6 per cent
+ More than 24,000 residents have migrated to Qld
+ Loosening of lending constraints
+ Continuing infrastructure investment
Demand for quality projects is outweighing supply. 

Brisbane's own "Central Park"

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Victoria Park Golf Course will close in 2021 and be replaced by an enormous 45-hectare public park.

Queensland Real Estate is Booming!

Monday 10 June 2019

Queensland real-estate is booming, with strong growth over the past 10 years - some South-East suburbs tripling in value. 

How downsizing your home can upsize your life

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Often the greatest challenge in downsizing is the psychological hurdle of moving from the family home. This is a great read providing a first hand account of all the lifestyle benefits to downsizing.

Brisbane is Australia's new luxury market growth capital

Thursday 16 May 2019

BRISBANE has been named Australia’s top capital for price growth in the luxury residential market for the first time, outshining Sydney and Melbourne and some of the world’s wealthiest cities.
Source: The Courier Mail 16 May, 2019

Brisbane ... Rents hold strong at record prices

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Brisbane landlords are now back in the driver’s seat, with asking rents holding at record high prices, new data shows.
The median asking rent for houses increased from $400 a week to $410 in the December quarter, lifting for the first time in nearly three years – and the latest Domain Rental Report released on Thursday showed those prices continued to hold strong over the first quarter of 2019.
Source: Domain 10 April, 2019

Time to buy a Brisbane apartment is now, leading analyst says

Friday 1 March 2019

Inner Brisbane “appears to be headed toward undersupply within the next 12 to 18 months”, according to the report, which makes a return to sustained capital growth in the apartment market an increasingly likely scenario.
Less stock was coming to market, which meant increased demand and likely price growth.
Source: The Courier Mail 1 March, 2019
 

Construction Under Way on Brisbane’s First High Rise School

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Construction has kicked-off on Queensland’s first vertical school set to call Brisbane’s city-fringe suburb of Fortitude Valley home.

National Vacancy Rate Tightens to 2%: SQM

Tuesday 13 November 2018

The national residential vacancy rate fell to just 2 per cent in October, driven down by falling vacancies in many of Australia’s smaller cities and marking its lowest level since early 2014.

Revealed: the $70 billion hidden boon that the river brings to Brisbane

Thursday 18 October 2018

Without the Brisbane River, the city would be almost $70 billion poorer - losing out on $55 billion generated by port trade and cruise ship movements, $7 billion in infrastructure investment and more than $7.3 billion in current and future tourist dollars.

Property Market Heats Up

Friday 7 September 2018

BRISBANE TO LEAD THE NATION IN HOUSING PRICE GROWTH AS PROPERTY MARKET FINALLY HEATS UP