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September in Brisbane means….  Brisbane Festival!

September in Brisbane means…. Brisbane Festival!

August 21st, 2018 / Jane Braddy

The Ekka is over, Spring is in the air, its nearly September and in Brisbane that can only mean one thing – the return of the enormously popular and increasingly diverse Brisbane Festival. The festival runs from 8th to 29th September. Taking place in venues across Brisbane – predominantly the City, South Bank and Fortitude

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Which Comes First: Do You Buy First Or Sell First?

Which Comes First: Do You Buy First Or Sell First?

August 14th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Every homeowner is likely to have to move house at some point in their lives. Whether upsizing or downsizing, one of the biggest questions that you face when you’re thinking of selling and buying property is, “do I sell or buy first?” Selling First The biggest bonus in selling your home before buying your next

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Sell Your Home Or Promote The Agent? You Can Choose….

Sell Your Home Or Promote The Agent? You Can Choose….

August 6th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Advertising is a hallmark of the real estate industry and a key part of any decent real estate marketing plan. At least that’s what you’re meant to think. If you look through any newspaper on any given weekend, you’re almost certain to encounter vast swathes of listed properties dominating the spread. You’re also just as

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Your Choice of Real Estate Agent Can be Make or Break For Your Sale..

Your Choice of Real Estate Agent Can be Make or Break For Your Sale..

July 31st, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Finding the best real estate agent  to sell your property can often make or break your selling experience. Top real estate agents  will be able to get the best price for your property whilst helping you to negotiate all the potential pitfalls and problems that are associated with the sometimes-murky world of selling property. But

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Are You Ready to Take the Investment Property Plunge?

Are You Ready to Take the Investment Property Plunge?

July 24th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Investment Properties An investment property is a house or apartment purchased specifically for financial gain, either by renting out to tenants or by selling at a profit in future. While buying your first home investment property can be daunting, with some careful research and the right attitude, you can safeguard your financial future. Know the

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The Emotional Aspect of Selling Your Home

The Emotional Aspect of Selling Your Home

July 16th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

When it comes to selling your home, everyone knows it’s an emotional journey. In fact is it listed as one of the “Big Three” in life’s  emotional stressors.  So no one expects you to be cool as a cucumber the whole time.  But it’s no fun to be a basket case either right?  Here are

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Remote Property Management

Remote Property Management

July 10th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Australians are known to be great travellers, with millions of us hopping on a plane, boarding a train or loading the car every year. Australian’s have also put roots down all over the world, with an estimated one million Aussies now living overseas.  At this time of year, while we are shivering in our shoes

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5 Things To Do If Your Property Isn’t Selling

5 Things To Do If Your Property Isn’t Selling

July 3rd, 2018 / Jane Braddy

It’s the worst possible outcome. Your home has been put on the market and yet nobody wants to buy it. But what can you do to avoid your property languishing unsold for months? Is pricing the issue? Price is a crucial factor in selling real estate, and entering the market at the right price is

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You Think Your Job Is Stressful?  Spare a Thought for our  Sales Support Professionals….

You Think Your Job Is Stressful? Spare a Thought for our Sales Support Professionals….

June 26th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

If you feel like your job is stressful, there may be some around you who are more stressed, but you are not aware, as part of their job is to mask their own… and to manage yours. The World’s Most Stressful Jobs The market research institute Bureau of Labor Statistics, in partnership with the Business

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What’s the Deal With Auctions in Brisbane?

What’s the Deal With Auctions in Brisbane?

June 19th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

In May 2018, Australian auction clearance rates fell again, hitting levels not seen since early 2013. Brisbane, usually behind our southern neighbours in clearance rates at the best of times, recorded a dismal new low of 33.6%. Despite a brief peak (still only around the 50% mark), rates remain stubbornly low in Brisbane, currently sitting

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