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Everything you need to know about downsizing and selling your home

Everything you need to know about downsizing and selling your home

August 20th, 2019 / Clark Real Estate

We know there is a lot to consider when making the move into a retirement community and planning for your future. We’ve teamed up with our friends at The Atrium Lutwyche, who are dedicated to helping our clients make an informed decision that is right for them and their specific needs. Join us for our Retirement Living

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How to buy a property in Queensland

How to buy a property in Queensland

August 6th, 2019 / Emilia D'Agostino

You’ve just found the perfect property- it was love at first sight! But, like many others before you, you might be stuck wondering “How do I buy it?” The buying process has 4 stages to it: pre-contract, conditional, unconditional and settlement/post-settlement. Pre-Contract At this stage, you decide you want to buy the property and speak

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Why Baby Boomers will have such a big effect on the property market

Why Baby Boomers will have such a big effect on the property market

July 30th, 2019 / Emilia D'Agostino

A ‘Baby boomer’ or a ‘Boomer’ is someone who was born between 1946 and 1964. They’re called this due to the large ‘Boom’ in population growth that occurred after WW2. Today, Boomers make up nearly 20% of the population so it’s important to be mindful of and observe their impact in the housing market. As

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How to run a silent auction

How to run a silent auction

July 23rd, 2019 / Sales Assistant

The only people who truly enjoy public auctions in Australia are the nosey neighbours living next door. But there is an alternative that may feel more comfortable. It’s called a silent auction. Leaning to choose between a silent auction, public auction, and private treaty is an important skill to be aware of and the success

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House Flipping. Are you at risk of overcapitalizing?

House Flipping. Are you at risk of overcapitalizing?

July 16th, 2019 / Sales Assistant

Many owners assume that investing a large amount of time, effort, and money improves their property value. However, the work completed on a property to increase the value does not always fall in line with the amount spent. What is flipping? Flipping houses is not a new concept. It’s been done well before shows like

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Prettifying your property

Prettifying your property

July 9th, 2019 / Sales Assistant

First impressions really do count! When it comes to buying a house, people will form up to 80% of their opinions within the first few minutes of entering a property and a poor first impression will take an astonishing length of time to rectify. A property shouldn’t just look neat and tidy, it should also

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Out with the mould and in with the new…

Out with the mould and in with the new…

July 9th, 2019 / Sales Assistant

Whether its summer or winter in Brisbane we cannot seem to escape the dreaded mould spore. But with the onset of winter it is timely to think again about how to prevent a costly and unhealthy problem for your rental property. Depending on its extent, fixing the problem can involve anything from wiping the surface

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It’s all in the Nundahs

It’s all in the Nundahs

July 2nd, 2019 / Sales Assistant

The suburb of Nundah is a socialite’s dream. With plenty of vibrant cafes, bars and shops to choose from, the gentrification process that began about a decade ago has slowly been pushing housing prices up. Nundah’s median house price increased by 2.2% last year to $685,000 which is fantastic, and it’s not too late to

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Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies….

Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies….

June 25th, 2019 / Sales Assistant

Just don’t tell me the two most common lies of real estate. When a sales agent is asked to price a property for market, they know they must impress the owner in order to obtain the listing. After all, first impressions are everything in a cutthroat industry like real estate. But it is a fine

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The Property Market Crash?

The Property Market Crash?

June 18th, 2019 / Sales Assistant

There has been ‘talk’ ever since I can remember about how and when the property market will crash here in Australia. But contrary to popular speculation this is highly unlikely to happen because of the key crises which would have to take place in order to take down a property market such as ours. For

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