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Newstead: Brisbane's new sustainable suburb

December 2, 2015

Investment Property Queensland economy

INFRASTRUCTURE & INVESTMENT: Newstead is undergoing an infrastructure revival, boosted by over $2 billion in infrastructure investment. NEWSTEAD RIVERPARK $2 BILLION: The $2 billion Newstead Riverpark urban renewal precinct will turn 17 hectares of riverfront land into a new mixed used development over the next decade. Newstead Riverpark will be a key dining, entertainment and […]

Queensland poised to lead nation in economic growth.

September 20, 2015

Investment Property Queensland economy

In news that will be music to the ears of investors eyeing up the sunshine state, Queensland is said to be poised for nation-leading economic growth according to independent forecaster Deloitte Access Economics. Speaking from Hong Kong, where he’s undertaking an international investor roadshow, Treasurer Curtis Pitt welcomes Deloitte’s upbeat assessment in its Queensland Business […]

Brisbane, Southeast Queensland Vacancy Rates Remain Tight

August 21, 2015

Investment Property

New vacancy rate data from the REIQ reveals Brisbane and the southeast corner of the state remain steady with healthy-to-tight vacancy rates across all markets. REIQ CEO Antonia Mercorella said despite low interest rates that have been encouraging people to move out of rented property and into their own purchased home, demand for rental accommodation […]

Good Planning Needed for Buying Off the Plan

June 16, 2015

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You’ve only got to take a short stroll or drive around the Teneriffe/New Farm/Valley area to see the number of fabulous new developments taking shape. Most of these developments offer buyers the option of buying off the plan. Buying off the plan can be a great way to purchase, and most developers usually have a […]

Buying an Apartment?

June 16, 2015

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The Teneriffe/New Farm area is a popular destination for upmarket apartment living and this type of lifestyle attracts a variety of people. Whether you’re a young professional or empty nester, we offer some important things to consider when purchasing an apartment. How many units comprise the development? Smaller boutique developments can seem more favourable, but […]

Bridging the gap between old home & new

June 16, 2015

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Are you considering selling your current home this season and buying another but are unsure how to juggle your finances between properties? Bridging the gap may not be as complicated as you think. Anyone who’s ever been in the situation knows that rarely does buying a new home coincide neatly with selling the existing one. […]

Body Corporate Know-How

June 16, 2015

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Buying an apartment in a multi-storey building presents particular issues for both owner-occupiers and investors. Apartment blocks usually have a body corporate, which is a legal entity to which each owner in the development belongs. If there is common property, there must be a body corporate. The body corporate’s main role is to maintain the […]

Sound Investment Opportunities

May 10, 2015

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The evolution of higher density cities in Australia continues with the increasing demand for properties tailored to the white collar rental market. The area extending out from Teneriffe/Newstead boundary to incorporate the lower end of Fortitude Valley currently holds court in Australia’s fastest growing office market. This vicinity is made up of 40,000 office workers […]