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Brisbane Property Market Update – December 2019

Property Markets around Australia have continued to perform well throughout December, and certainly Brisbane is one Capital City that has ended the 2019 year with positive annual growth. This growth has occurred mainly in the second half of the year, spurred on by...

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Seasonality in Brisbane Property Prices

Research has suggested that the most expensive month to buy in Brisbane is January with 0.5% to 0.78% increase in house prices due to seasonality changes. This has been broadly attributed to the alignment with the start of the new school year and the commencement of...

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Brisbane Property Market Update – November 2019

Brisbane property values have continued to grow slowly and steadily over the last month on the back of stronger house price growth at a national level. Corelogic Home Value Index data has confirmed that Brisbane house prices increased 0.9% over November and units a...

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Brisbane Property Market Update – October 2019

It appears that property values around the nation have continued to trend higher in October and Brisbane certainly follows this positive month-on-month gain. But we are more excited about what we are seeing on the ground than what the overall median data trends are...

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Property Investment Diversification

Asset diversification is a risk minimisation strategy that is recommended for investors to ride out the ups and downs of different markets. It applies to all asset classes – including property. This article will explain how property investors can diversify their...

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Brisbane Property Market Update – September 2019

September is the first month of Spring, and housing markets around Australia have made further progress towards a recovery. In Brisbane, it is still slow and steady, but the trend in dwelling values is still upward. The Corelogic hedonic home value index at the end of...

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What is a Priority Development Area?

If you are a property owner or a property investor in Queensland, it is important to know if there may be any Priority Development Areas (PDAs) nearby, so that you can determine what impact, if any, these areas may have on your property values. Priority Development...

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5 Sources You Should NOT Rely on For Property Advice

As a Qualified Property Investment Advisor, it always amazes me how much information people think they know and understand about property. Yet time and time again when I’m speaking with people, I realise that it is everything that they don’t know that is the biggest...

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Brisbane Property Market Update – August 2019

Slow and steady is the best way to describe the performance of the Brisbane property market so far in the nationwide recovery in property markets around the country since May this year. The current data shows that for the second consecutive month, Brisbane property...

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Using Equity in Your Home to Buy More Property

A question I often get asked is how can I use equity in my home as a deposit for an investment property? Often people don’t think they can afford to buy an investment property because they have not saved enough cash for a deposit.  This article will explain the...

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