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Tuesday 31 March 2020

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Buyers continue to buyer off-plan apartments

Thursday 19 March 2020

Buyers are choosing to buy property rather than stay invested in shares, and felt particularly reassured by the long lead times with off-the-plan purchases.

Brisbane's Top 15 Major Projects 2020

Thursday 5 March 2020

Brisbane is officially under construction. Everywhere you look, there is a major construction site underway. A city of 2.5 million, a region of 3.6 million, the city is undergoing monumental change, with 2020 welcoming the start of many new major projects about to come online.

Development Cycle Returning to Undersupply

Wednesday 4 March 2020

Brisbane’s time to shine?
Brisbane residential values could rise 5 per cent to 10 per cent according to the market outlook report, buoyed by a “potential stock shortage”.
And with Brisbane’s house prices as much as 51 per cent more affordable than Sydney and 36 per cent cheaper than Melbourne, the Sunshine state capital is a pull factor for those looking to move interstate.

Brisbane tops the list for cities tipped for property investment growth

Thursday 13 February 2020

Brisbane tops the list for cities tipped for property investment growth

Brisbane Prices to Soar by up to 17 per cent

Wednesday 12 February 2020

Brisbane is predicted to see some of the biggest house price rises in Australia over the next two years, according to new forecasting, rising by a whopping 8 per cent over the next 12 months alone.

In 2021, Brisbane could lead the price rise charge nationally, with predictions of an additional 7 to 9 per cent house price hike.

All roads lead to Queensland

Tuesday 1 October 2019

Queensland is again leading the way in net interstate migration, gaining an extra 23,300 people to March 2019. And who can blame them!
- Consistent economy
- Outstanding lifestyle
- Housing affordability
- Investment in infrastructure

Vision for Victoria Park

Sunday 1 September 2019

Five conceptual visions have been released for the exciting Victoria Park redevelopment.

Brisbane Market News

Thursday 18 July 2019

The stats don't lie, and they're all pointing towards a market on the move.  There's never been a better time to make your next property move. 

Downsize your home for an extra $30,000 in retirement

Thursday 18 July 2019

More than 4000 older Australians have taken advantage of new rules to downsize their home and are topping up their super nest eggs, returning them up to $30,000 extra a year in retirement.

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