BRISBANE PROPERTY MARKET BLOG

This Blog focuses entirely on the Brisbane Property Market.  It features regular Brisbane Property Market Monthly Updates as well as other information specifically relevant to buying either a home, an investment property or a development site in Brisbane.  Sign up to our regular newsletter so you can see every update.

 

What is a Priority Development Area?

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 a Priority Development Area (PDAs) nearby, so that you can determine what impact, if any, these areas may have on your property values. A Priority Development...

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5 Sources You Should NOT Rely on For Property Advice

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 realize that it is everything that they don’t know that is the biggest...

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Brisbane Property Market Update August 2019

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 collected for this Brisbane Property Market Update August 2019...

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Using Equity to Purchase another Property

Using Equity to Purchase another Property

A question I often get asked is how can do I go about using equity to purchase another 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 process...

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Brisbane Property Market Update July 2019

Brisbane Property Market Update July 2019

In this Brisbane Property Market Update July 2019, we summarize the latest data and provide insights into what we are seeing on the ground as well.  July has finally delivered some price growth in Brisbane property values according to the latest monthly data released...

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What Makes Brisbane Property Unique?

What Makes Brisbane Property Unique?

Brisbane is known for its warm, sunny weather as well as its relaxed lifestyle. Brisbane Property has been designed to reflect this climate and lifestyle.  Our city is the “little sister” city to the larger capitals of Sydney and Melbourne. But in terms of Brisbane...

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9 Property Due Diligence Checks Before You Buy

9 Property Due Diligence Checks Before You Buy

Access to property information has become more freely available now that the internet age is upon us, but despite this increased level of accessibility, many property buyers fail to complete the necessary property due diligence checks before committing to a property...

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Brisbane Property Market Update June 2019

Brisbane Property Market Update June 2019

AS PUBLISHED IN AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY INVESTOR MAGAZINE (CLICK HERE)   The month of June brought a lot of positive news for property markets around Australia.  At the time of this month's Brisbane Property Market Update June 2019, the Reserve Bank has cut interest...

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Brisbane Property Market Update May 2019

Brisbane Property Market Update May 2019

AS PUBLISHED IN AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY INVESTOR MAGAZINE (CLICK HERE) May has been an interesting Month in Brisbane property which, from being on the ground, can be described as a two-speed race. This Brisbane Property Market Update May 2019, summarizes what we have...

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5 Traps to be aware of when Buying New Property

5 Traps to be aware of when Buying New Property

AS PUBLISHED IN MONEY MAGAZINE  - MAY 2019 pg 56 There are so many brand-new designer homes now selling around Australia and let’s face it, for many of us, the thought of living in a property that has not been lived in by others, or being able to personalize the...

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8 Mistakes Property Investors Make

8 Mistakes Property Investors Make

AS PUBLISHED IN KEEPING IT REAL ESTATE - EDITION 1 (CLICK HERE)  Property investing, like any investment strategy, should be planned and executed in a structured way so that an Investor achieves the results that they are after. Unfortunately, however, things often go...

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Brisbane Property Market Update April 2019

Brisbane Property Market Update April 2019

For the Brisbane Property Market Update April 2019, we have a mix of data and one-the-ground updates to share. House price growth in Brisbane seems to have stalled over recent months with the CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index for April showing the median monthly...

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Purchasing Brand New Property Can Be Risky

Purchasing Brand New Property Can Be Risky

AS PUBLISHED IN YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY MAGAZINE (CLICK HERE) Investors might be attracted to purchasing brand new property because of government-initiated incentives, but it’s a decision that can have consequences, said a buyer's agent in Brisbane. "There are...

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5 Top Reasons Why the Brisbane Market is Set for Growth

5 Top Reasons Why the Brisbane Market is Set for Growth

AS PUBLISHED IN AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY INVESTOR MAGAZINE (CLICK HERE) There is a lot of speculation about which property markets in Australia may outperform in the immediate future. The Australian Property Market as a whole has been going through some very rough times,...

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Brisbane Property Market Update March 2019

Brisbane Property Market Update March 2019

With the first quarter of 2019 drawing to a close, we have seen the Brisbane Property Market ease slightly with a monthly decline in median dwelling values of -0.6%, contributing to an annual change of -1.3% over the last 12 months, according to the latest CoreLogic...

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Would You Buy A House Where Someone Was Murdered?

Would You Buy A House Where Someone Was Murdered?

AS PUBLISHED IN AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY INVESTOR MAGAZINE (CLICK HERE)     This is a question I recently had to consider, when inspecting a property on behalf of an interstate property investor. In considering if a buyer would consider a house where someone was...

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Negative Gearing vs Positive Gearing

Negative Gearing vs Positive Gearing

AS PUBLISHED IN BUILD IN COMMON - TILT MARCH 2019  (CLICK HERE)   There are two main types of property investors, and their different strategies at the time of purchasing an investment, usually results in the debate arising: negative gearing vs positive gearing. ...

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Brisbane Property Market Update February 2019

Brisbane Property Market Update February 2019

The main outcome following the royal commission in relation to the property market seems to be stricter lending standards across the board and this, of course, is likely to have some impact on all property markets around Australia. However, in terms of Brisbane, there...

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Expert in Focus – Melinda Jennison

Expert in Focus – Melinda Jennison

AS PUBLISHED IN AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY INVESTOR MAGAZINE (CLICK HERE)       It was her family that ultimately got Melinda Jennison started on her journey from first home buyer to investor and finally property professional. Like many young couples in...

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Sophisticated Property Investment Strategies

Sophisticated Property Investment Strategies

AS PUBLISHED IN AUSTRALIAN PROPERTY INVESTOR MAGAZINE (click here)     Property investment can mean different things to different people. For many investors, purchasing a property, renting it out long term and generating an income from it through rental...

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Brisbane Property Market Update January 2019

Brisbane Property Market Update January 2019

January is traditionally a very quiet month on the real estate scene with property buyers getting out of holiday mode and back into the swing of things throughout the first few weeks of the year. This month’s Brisbane Property Market Update January 2019 relies on the...

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