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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

How many investment properties does it take to retire comfortably?

By | 2017-09-18T04:25:34+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Blog|

12th September, Courier Mail WHEN it comes to real estate investors, those with multi-property portfolios aren’t that common, but it’s just as important to know when to stop as when to start. According to CoreLogic analysis of ATO and ABS data, just over two million Australians held an interest in an investment property in 2015.

What would it take for you to score me 10 out of 10?

By | 2017-09-18T04:24:12+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Blog|

Courier Mail, Haesley Cush, 15 SEP 2017 THERE is a huge push in the real estate industry, well really across all progressive industries, to monitor customer satisfaction. But why? There is a strong argument that if an agent does their job the buyer should feel like they’ve been squeezed of juice and their only feeling for

Brisbane buyers are turning to townhouses instead of apartments: survey

By | 2017-09-18T04:17:54+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Blog|

In Brisbane’s floundering apartment market, research suggests buyers in the river city are turning toward a different type of attached dwelling: townhouses. A recent Place Advisory survey found more buyers in its database wanted to buy townhouses, turning away from apartments. Of those who responded, 24 per cent said they wanted to buy a townhouse,

What homebuyers want: Market certainty + 3 bedrooms

By | 2017-09-18T04:22:14+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Blog|

MARKET uncertainty is spooking would-be home buyers in Brisbane, with a new survey finding most people would put off purchasing a property for at least another two years. Place Advisory’s annual Investor Sentiment Survey for 2017 has found more than half (51 per cent) of respondents believe the Brisbane property market has suffered in the