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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

Buying News Selling Uncategorized

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

Buying News Selling Uncategorized

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

Buying News Selling

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 […]

Major Infrastructure Projects will drive growth in North Brisbane Bayside

September 13, 2015

Buying Renovating Selling

Work is underway on the Moreton Bay Rail Link project and is due for completion in 2016. The new line will include stations at Kallangur, Murrumba Downs, Mango Hill, Mango Hill East, Rothwell and Kippa-Ring. Property owners and investors should be aware of infrastructure projects and the suburbs that are most likely to benefit.  These […]

Why Do Real Estate Agents Treat Buyers Badly?

September 3, 2015

Buying News Selling

AGENTS WHO TREAT BUYERS BADLY WILL ALSO TREAT SELLERS BADLY. If you have ever tried to buy a home you will know exactly what this means. Buyers like to deal with agents who will listen to them. But thousands of buyers complain at the lack of courtesy from agents – especially when it comes to […]

8 Great reasons you should buy your own home

August 30, 2015

Buying News

It feels good The feeling of paying off your own home gives you and your family a feeling of pride and satisfaction. The feeling of home ownership should be experienced by everyone. It gives you emotional security Having a home creates a feeling of belonging. Home is where you are always welcome. No-one  can come […]