Author: Brett Warren
Population growth in Queensland has been in dramatic decline since the highs of the mining boom and property prices have followed suite, with low and slow growth. In the early 2000’s there was a huge amount of jobs on offer from the mining boom that initially attracted interstate workers, with a large number of overseas
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a crystal ball to project 10 or even 20 years into the future to maximise the return on your next investment property? It could have made a word of difference in the last decade in an underperforming Brisbane property market. You see although it has been doom and gloom for the broader market,
It’s official, the next Brisbane BOOM will be kick started by the expansion of our biggest employment hub – the Brisbane CBD. The $3billion Queens Wharf Project and a number of other projects within the CBD will be like a stone in a pond that sets off a ripple effect throughout the rest of Brisbane.
A recent column, Bernard Salt has stated that Brisbane will play catch up over the next decade in its quest to become a major metropolis like Sydney and Melbourne. In another article, I explained why the last 10 years for Brisbane has been nothing short of disappointing in terms of growth, in particular capital growth.
While the Sydney and Melbourne property markets have been hogging all the headlines, Brisbane has been quietly chugging along in the background. But for how much longer will it be on the back pages? The latest CoreLogic data showed that for the last few months Sydney and Melbourne property prices were flat, yet Brisbane’s increased
Believe it or not, Brisbane now has a suburb with a median priced of $2million. According to CoreLogic the inner city blue chip suburb Teneriffe now has a median house price of $2.05m. Seventeen homes have sold in this tightly held suburb in the past year, pushing it’s median price up 7.9 per cent in the past
What happens to your loans and debts when you die? It’s probably not something you’ve given much thought to, but understanding the way debt works after we pass on is important for all investors to consider, so as to ensure that our loved ones are financially taken care of – and not burdened – afterwards.