People often spend countless hours diligently scrolling through realestate.com.au and domain.com.au searching for their dream home or investment property. But when it comes time to make a decision to buy a home, many people spend about the same time inspecting a property as they do buying a pair of shoes or watching half an episode
If you’re considering purchasing a property in Brisbane, whether to live in or as an investment, you might find yourself not quite sure where to start. After all, Brisbane has been an interesting property market over the last few years; it was predicted to perform strongly, only to suffer from a massive apartment oversupply and sluggish
If the mere thought of an auction gives you heart palpitations, buying a property through private treaty is the logical way to avoid the stressful bidding war. But what happens when you make an offer on a property, only to discover you’re not the only interested party?! You’ve entered guerrilla territory, but never fear — it
With Brisbane now well and truly on the investment buyers’ radar, competition is growing for properties that offer investors great value and potential return on investment. Many interstate buyers are choosing to do their own legwork in the Brisbane market, or are engaging buyers’ agents from Sydney or Melbourne to do their research for them.
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
CoreLogic recently released their monthly review of the Brisbane property market. It’s mostly good news, with Brisbane continuing its positive trend and growth factors remaining stable. As a result, house values have increased 4% over the past year. It is likely we will see this trend continue with migration to Queensland picking up momentum. However,
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and this certainly holds true in the world of real estate. Not all of us will love the same style of property. Some may prefer modern architecture and a contemporary lay-out and finish, while others may only be interested in buying period properties offering lots of charm