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Five mistakes to avoid when investing in property

June 21, 2018

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1. Not doing your research When purchasing an investment property, it’s important to do your research about the location, local amenities, rental yields, vacancy rates and the property itself. While it may not always be possible, you should aim to know as much as you can about the neighbourhood you intend to invest in. Be […]

The Market is what the Market is!

May 12, 2018

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  When selling what is probably your most valuable asset, the family home, it should come as no surprise that presentation plays a vital role. The person responsible for the presentation of your home is you, just as the agent is responsible for the marketing and negotiation. Buying a home is an emotional process and […]

Is a building & pest inspection important?

April 22, 2018

Buying News Renovating Selling Uncategorized

  Is it necessary to have a property inspected by a professional when buying and how much does it cost? For most people, buying a home or an investment property is the biggest investment they will ever make.Yet many enter into a contract to purchase giving little thought to checking out the property. When people […]

Is this the one for me?

April 14, 2018

Buying News Uncategorized

  Knowing when to move on the right property Buying a home is one of the most important and largest financial decisions that are likely to make. Getting it right will result in years of security and happiness from your home. As happy as the right purchase makes you, the wrong purchase can become a […]

Auctions & the three card trick...

April 7, 2018

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Public auction involves multiple bidders competing against each other to secure the one item – in this instance residential real estate. This is the simplistic theory of auctions. In order to get home owners to sign up to an auction, agents use the equivalent of the 3 card trick. They tell home sellers that auction […]

March 27, 2018

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QLD population to hit 5 million, driving housing demand Queensland’s population is projected to reach 5 million in a couple of months, according to the ABS today, and this is translating to a strong property market in the Sunshine State. REIQ Chairman Rob Honeycombe said Queensland real estate market, and the wider Queensland economy, would […]

Brisbane Market Report Winter 2016

July 1, 2016

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Brisbane and South-East Queensland will continue to grow strongly It’s difficult to imagine a time when there is no future for Queensland, especially Brisbane and the south-east corner of the state. Things change – and Queensland is not currently a dominant state for population growth and economic performance. But it has been in the past […]

How Negative Gearing Works

May 5, 2016

Buying News

Negative gearing is a part of life for Australian investors, and a property buzz word. So what is it? Capital growth from negative gearing Imagine you bought a $440,000 property and took out a $400,000 loan at an interest rate of 7%. The annual interest payable on the loan is $28,000. Also imagine that you […]

What are the best streets in Redcliffe?

September 15, 2015

Buying News Renovating Selling

Redcliffe is a great place to live, a coastal suburb on Moreton Bay just 28 kilometres away from Brisbane and serving as the CBD for the Redcliffe Peninsula and its surrounding suburbs. The city was named by explorer John Oxley as “Red Cliff Point” and was Queensland’s first colony in 1824, soon after abandoned for Brisbane. […]

Sandgate Brisbane, a great suburb to live and invest in!

September 13, 2015

Buying Renovating Selling

Sandgate is a coastal suburb in Brisbane, Australia, 16 kilometres north of the Brisbane CBD enjoying sweeping views to the east over Moreton Bay to Moreton Island and north to Woody Point on the Redcliffe Peninsula. The town became a popular escape for the people of Brisbane in the early 20th century. Sandgate is a […]