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The Great Australian Home Ownership Dream

The Great Australian Home Ownership Dream

April 17th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

A 2017 Australian National University poll found more than 75% of people interviewed planned to own their on home more than any other goal and saw home ownership as part of “the Australian way of life”. Home ownership has meant different things for Australians across the decades and now things have shifted again.  There have been several influences

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Bond. Rental Bond.

Bond. Rental Bond.

April 10th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

They say there are five great stressors in life.  *Death of a loved one *Divorce *Moving *Major Illness *Job Loss In all the research I have done for this blog, “Moving” is up there in either the number two or three category.  Before major illness. Really?  Yes really.  No matter, what our best intentions are.

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Love you Brisbane….

Love you Brisbane….

April 2nd, 2018 / Jane Braddy

The Queensland Government release a new Tourism Campaign over the Easter Weekend to tie in with an influx of visitors  for the Commonwealth Games. It’s good. Queensland is, indeed, a great place to visit. But, as more and more people are realising,  its also a great place to live. Brisbane is an attractive and affordable

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Buying Through Silent Auction

Buying Through Silent Auction

March 27th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Last week, we took a look at the practice of Silent Auctions and advocated the process as beneficial to the seller as the objective is to elicit each and every buyer’s maximum price for the subject property. This week, we will look at the process through the buyer’s eyes and explain how this very ethical

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Property Management | New Listings

Property Management | New Listings

March 22nd, 2018 / Dean King

New listings for our Property Management! It’s time to give you the heads up on what’s new on our books…  We have a 2 new properties to let you know about.   12 Hamilton Rd, WAVELL HEIGHTS | $390/wk 3 Bedroom | 2 Bathroom | 2 Garage Space, space, space. That’s right, there is plenty of space

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Property Management | Gordon Park – Suburb Of The Week

Property Management | Gordon Park – Suburb Of The Week

March 22nd, 2018 / Dean King

Today in Property Management we look at the suburb of Gordon Park. This week in our Property Management suburb of the week we will take a snap shot of Gordon Park. Gordon Park is a leafy, green and leisurely suburb of Brisbane’s Inner North. With plenty of parks in and around the suburb along with

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Important Information Regarding Smoke Alarms

Important Information Regarding Smoke Alarms

March 21st, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Big thanks to Safe Home Services for providing this information. www.safehomeservices.com.au As you may be aware the Qld Government has made changes to the smoke alarm Legislation in relation to all properties with rental properties being require to comply by January 1, 2022. By understanding the reason for the changes, investors are better equipped to

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Let’s Talk About Auctions

Let’s Talk About Auctions

March 20th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

“Auctions are fun. As long as you are not involved in them” was a quote from a vendor I spoke to recently. Yes, as entertainment value they hold all the ingredients…. drama, suspense, emotion. But, when it comes to selling our most important asset – our home, drama and suspense and anxiety are not really

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Psychology Behind Our Homes & Presenting For Sale or Rent

Psychology Behind Our Homes & Presenting For Sale or Rent

March 13th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

I have a fascination with the way homes “feel”. The saying “if those walls could talk” to me is actually a reality. Subconsciously when we enter a room or a home we feel a certain way. A current expression used on social media “all the feels” is applied to when a home feels, looks, smells

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Most Inspiring Movies of All Time… As Voted by the Clark Academy

Most Inspiring Movies of All Time… As Voted by the Clark Academy

March 6th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Every now and then we need to take an objective look on our life. Or just take a break to rewire or refocus. Movies are a wonderful way to do this. They can make us cry when we really need to cry, laugh when we really need to laugh or be inspired when we really

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