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Brisbane’s Healthiest Suburbs List . The Inner North Shines.

Brisbane’s Healthiest Suburbs List . The Inner North Shines.

October 17th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

We hear it said all the time. It’s the lifestyle in Brisbane that is our greatest drawcard. But what areas of Brisbane are the healthiest? And which comes first? Are healthy people drawn to healthy suburbs or do they become healthy once they reside there? The study, commissioned by Domain and authored by Deloitte Access

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What Are the Top Five Attributes of a Good Real Estate Agent?

What Are the Top Five Attributes of a Good Real Estate Agent?

October 9th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

We’ve all been there…. Faced with a professional who acts anything but and you are left tearing your hair out thinking “Do I really have to pay this person?”. Real Estate Agents are not immune to criticism, and rightly so. We talked to a selection of buyers and sellers and made a list of the

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Should We Be Panicking About House Prices In Brisbane?

Should We Be Panicking About House Prices In Brisbane?

October 2nd, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Doom and gloom about falling house prices is all over the news. But should be be panicking in Brisbane? The short answer to that question is no. No way. For once we can stick it to our Southern cousins. While Melbourne has firmly overtaken Sydney as the nation’s weakest housing market, Brisbane’s median house price

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First Impressions Count

First Impressions Count

September 25th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

It’s true.  First impressions count in a major way. Especially, apparently in Queensland… Bessie Hassan, Money Expert at finder.com.au, says the figures show a property’s street appeal should never be underestimated. “The survey findings clearly show that first impressions count. Sellers could be left bitterly disappointed with offers if the street appeal of a listed

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Investing in Brisbane?  Look for the Ugly Duckling

Investing in Brisbane? Look for the Ugly Duckling

September 18th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

BUY SMART – NOT CHEAP When it comes to investing in a property that is going to deliver the outcome (money in the bank) it’s important to remember that “cheap” in not your goal when looking for the right property to buy. but “smart” is. You don’t have to necessarily have to buy the worst

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GROWTH IN NORTHERN SUBURBS – AN ANALYSIS

GROWTH IN NORTHERN SUBURBS – AN ANALYSIS

September 11th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

Thinking of buying or selling in the Northern suburbs of Brisbane? In order to do both, research is not just helpful but also necessary. In order to do an accurate analysis on market growth in individual suburbs, its necessary to look at the MEDIAN sales price over a longer period of time, rather than looking

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Silent Auction is the way to go in Brisbane

Silent Auction is the way to go in Brisbane

September 4th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

The auction clearance rate at the moment in Brisbane is sitting at a consistent 40%.  With these results, year after year, why then are vendors still turning to auction? Because their agents tell them to. Because the promotion and high marketing costs associated with public auctions are excellent advertisement and promotion for the agent and

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Will Spring Bring An Increase In Sales?

Will Spring Bring An Increase In Sales?

August 28th, 2018 / Jane Braddy

One of the most asked questions sellers put to us is the one surrounding the “right time to sell”.  Although the market dictates this more than the weather, people often assume that Spring is a great time to put their property on the market. This is due to the “out and about” factor, with many

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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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