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Interstate migration to Qld highest in 8 years

By | 2017-10-19T11:48:15+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Blog|

Source: Courier Mail, 12th October The number of interstate migrants to Queensland is the highest it’s been for eight years, supporting predictions of an emerging exodus of Sydney and Melbourne homeowners selling up and moving to the Sunshine State. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has told state parliament 15,716 people moved to the state in the year

Homeowners in 8 Brisbane areas to benefit from investment, jobs boost

By | 2017-10-19T11:48:43+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Blog|

Source: Courier Mail, 13th October Brisbane City Council has identified eight ‘global precincts’ as part of a new strategy to drive jobs and growth. Homeowners in eight Brisbane precincts identified as key growth areas are set to be the big winners from a new strategy designed to attract investment and drive more jobs to the

Brisbane’s most promising suburbs

By | 2017-10-19T13:32:21+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Blog|

Listen to the Podcast Podcast: Download In our search for Brisbane’s most promising suburbs to invest in, Shannon Davis has given us a good insight into what to look for, what are the important indicators to consider and his tips for sound property investing. Read the transcript Kevin:  Welcome back to the show. Just a bit of a

Brisbane now looking a better prospect than Sydney or Melbourne

By | 2017-10-19T12:15:41+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Blog|

Source: Terry Ryder's Hotspotting, 19th October While the best time to buy in the two biggest cities has well and truly passed, Brisbane appeals as a city that offers good value. Its prices are roughly half those in Sydney and its rental yields are higher. A recent national survey found that Brisbane is the No.1

Property industry confidence in Qld is on the up

By | 2017-10-19T11:55:47+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Blog|

Source: Courier Mail, 13th October The latest National Australia Bank (NAB) survey of 300 property industry respondents reveals rising confidence in the Queensland property price outlook. The NAB Quarterly Australian Residential Property Survey for the September Quarter showed expectations were on the up across most jurisdictions, according to NAB Chief Economist Alan Oster. “The NAB

Brisbane housing growth rate to double next year

By | 2017-10-19T12:09:36+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Blog|

Source: Courier Mail, 19th OctoberBrisbane's dwelling price growth is expected to mirror that of Sydney next year, with new forecasts seeing the city more than double its pace to a high of 7 per cent. The projections came off the latest SQM Boom & Bust Report, released today (Thursday), also dispelled fears of a property

Capital growth expectations for Qld surge

By | 2017-10-19T11:51:41+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Blog|

Source: Courier Mail, 12th October Queensland has seen a surge in expectation of capital growth coming out of houses, a sentiment survey involving one of the Big Four banks has found. The latest ANZ/Property Council Confidence Index found a six point rise in Queensland to 134 overall, but houses saw a 10 point jump.The quarterly

Wishart one of the top growth suburbs in Brisbane

By | 2017-10-09T15:10:21+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Blog|

29 September, Courier Mail Homes in Sunnybank, where this Romulus St home has already gone under contract, have achieved substantial price growth in the past five years. Picture: realestate.com.au THESE are the Brisbane suburbs where buyers struck it rich. They bought in at affordable prices five years ago and have since had significant price growth.

Medium Density Gains Traction

By | 2017-10-09T15:01:33+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Blog|

  Terry Ryder's "Hotspotting", 7th October 2017   Buyers looking for an established house could find it a challenge this Spring, with listings falling compared to the same time a year ago. New dwellings are also attracting interest with first-home buyers taking advantage of government grants in some states to purchase newly-built homes. The interest

Australian Property Investors Stay Confident

By | 2017-10-09T14:19:10+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Blog|

28th September 2017 | Urban Developer Australian property investors have remained optimistic about the long-term benefits of residential real estate, despite the ever-looming concerns surrounding stricter lending conditions, oversupply and surcharges imposed on foreign buyers. Th Property Investment Professionals of Australia’s (PIPA), Property Investor Sentiment Survey, after surveying 742 property investors, found that more than 70 per cent of respondents think now