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.

 

Brisbane Property Market Update July 2020

Brisbane Property Market Update July 2020

What has been happening to the Property Market in Brisbane in July 2020? This is the question that a lot of people ask when we first speak. There is so much variation in what is going on around Australia. We know, it is hard to keep up with information that is...

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Different Types of Splitter Blocks in Brisbane

Different Types of Splitter Blocks in Brisbane

In this article I am going to outline for you the two types of properties in Brisbane where an existing home can be removed from a site and two new homes can be create from the one original block.  One of these types of properties requires a subdivision, whereas...

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7 Steps – Where to Buy an Investment Property

7 Steps – Where to Buy an Investment Property

Australia is a very big country, so it may be daunting to begin the process of understanding where to buy an investment property and where the right location to invest in property might be. But it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. With a few handy hints and a defined...

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Brisbane Property Market Update June 2020

Brisbane Property Market Update June 2020

The real estate market in Brisbane continues to prove its resilience, despite the Coronavirus shock. The long awaited lift in the housing market throughout late 2019 and early into 2020 has definitely slowed down, but Brisbane still looks better placed to weather the...

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Brisbane Property Market Update May 2020

Brisbane Property Market Update May 2020

It is not surprising that the data reported for May in relation to the Brisbane Property Market supports our “on-the-ground” assessment of what we have been seeing for a number of weeks. In short, there has been no change in house values recorded across the month...

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Why a Tax Depreciation Schedule is Beneficial

Why a Tax Depreciation Schedule is Beneficial

Many property investors fail to understand the value that a Tax Depreciation Schedule can add to an investment strategy.  This article will explore why property investors should consider if a tax depreciation schedule will be of benefit to them and what advantages a...

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The Brisbane Suburbs At Risk due to COVID-19

The Brisbane Suburbs At Risk due to COVID-19

With National News Headlines stating CBD’s have been hit hard by Covid-19 lockdowns, with rental vacancies surging, I thought it would be an interesting exercise to dive deeper into the data for Brisbane to investigate the Brisbane suburbs at risk due to Covid-19. The...

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Brisbane Property Market Update April 2020

Brisbane Property Market Update April 2020

We are not going to lie, as I write this Brisbane Property Market Update for April 2020, I realize that has been a very tough month for many of us and it feels like a long time ago that we wrote our last Market Update.  We have had to come to terms with a new way of...

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Brisbane Property during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brisbane Property during the Coronavirus Pandemic

A lot of the news headlines around Australia in relation to what is happening in the property market during the coronavirus pandemic tend to focus on the larger cities of Sydney and Melbourne, so the purpose of this article is to provide a summary of what we are...

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How to Invest in Property during COVID-19

How to Invest in Property during COVID-19

For many people, thinking about their long term future may be difficult when the short term outlook can appear so bleak.  Yes the impact of COVID-19 is changing so much about the way we live and work, but for those who are able to focus beyond this pandemic to “the...

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Brisbane Property Market Update March 2020

Brisbane Property Market Update March 2020

The trend in Brisbane house price growth remained positive throughout the month of March, despite the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus radically changing the way we now have to live over the last 2 weeks of the month. In this Brisbane Property Market Update, the latest...

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Brisbane Property Market Update February 2020

Brisbane Property Market Update February 2020

Brisbane continues to show underlying strength in its property market with a new record median house price set in February 2020 of $503,265.  This month's Brisbane Property Market Update can report another month of positive house price growth.  February demonstrated...

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What is the Contract Process in Queensland?

What is the Contract Process in Queensland?

Property Buyers purchasing real estate from interstate often are not aware that the contract process in Queensland is different to other states.  Often the process of buying a property can be daunting, especially if it is your first purchase.  Questions that are...

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Be Cautious When Relying Solely on Property Data

Be Cautious When Relying Solely on Property Data

Property Data is relied upon by many Investors and Property Advisors to make informed decisions about where to invest for maximum benefits.  However, there are definitely some precautions that need to be considered when relying on Property Data.  Having completed a...

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Brisbane Property Market Update January 2020

Brisbane Property Market Update January 2020

In this months' Brisbane Property Market Update, it has been described as the “busiest January in a decade” by some real estate sales agents and we certainly agree with this statement. Right from the first Saturday in January, we have witnessed record numbers of...

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Brisbane Property Market Update December 2019

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

Seasonality in Brisbane Property Prices

This article explores what the seasonal trends are in Brisbane property prices and the causes for these differences.  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...

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Brisbane Property Market Update November 2019

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. Since our October Brisbane Property Market Update was published,  Corelogic Home Value Index data has confirmed that...

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Brisbane Property Market Update October 2019

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. Since last month, we are even more excited about what we are seeing on the ground.  In this month's Brisbane...

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4 Tips on Property Investment Diversification

4 Tips on 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

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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