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How to get into property investment

How to get into property investment

Whether you’re looking to diversify your investment portfolio or are just getting started in investing, property investment is a widely appealing option. Although it is no get-rich-quick scheme, property investment is a great option if you’re in it for the long term. Here’s what to consider when first starting to invest in property. Firstly, look at…Read More→

Preparing for Storm Season

Preparing for Storm Season

It’s that time of year again when the South East gets smashed by afternoon storms. From wild winds to pounding hail, Brisbane storms are not afraid to show their force causing widespread damage. If you haven’t already storm-proofed your home and prepared for storm season, now is the time. Here’s how. Storm proof your roof…Read More→

What to consider when looking for a property manager

What to consider when looking for a property manager

The dream of owning an investment property can quickly become a headache if matched with the wrong property manager. Here are four things to consider when looking for a property manager. Small Portfolio All too often, agencies burden their staff with large portfolios, which ultimately leads to employee burnout and disconnect. At O’Neill Estate Agents,…Read More→

Has the value of your investment property increased in 2021?

Has the value of your investment property increased in 2021?

Brisbane property values have recorded significant growth over the past year. Property investors throughout Indooroopilly, St Lucia and Toowong have seen as much as a 20% increase in the value of their investment property since the beginning of the pandemic. Taringa, Indooroopilly, Red Hill and Ashgrove have recently joined the million-dollar club, alongside St Lucia,…Read More→

Tenants compete for properties in Brisbane’s inner-west

Tenants compete for properties in Brisbane’s inner-west

After a strong finish to 2020, the rental market in Brisbane’s inner-western suburbs is showing no signs of slowing down. Tenants are out in force and finding themselves in a highly competitive rental market. Throughout the suburbs and surrounding areas of Toowong, Paddington and Bardon, properties are being snapped up in record time. Property Management…Read More→

Promising signs for high end rental properties

Promising signs for high end rental properties

With Queensland’s borders slowly reopening, there has been promising signs for rental properties at the higher end of the market. Throughout Brisbane’s inner-western suburbs we have experienced an increase in demand from several key demographics that typically drive the luxury rental market. Tenants who are relocating from interstate are searching for rental properties in Brisbane,…Read More→

Has your investment property been affected by COVID-19?

Has your investment property been affected by COVID-19?

The Queensland Government implemented a range of measures to assist landlords and tenants who have been impacted by COVID-19. Preventing homelessness during the pandemic remains a critical reason for these temporary changes, which came into effect on the 29th March 2020 and will continue until the 31st December 2020. These temporary changes include guidelines for…Read More→

Rental outlook for Brisbane’s Inner-West

Rental outlook for Brisbane’s Inner-West

Rental properties in Brisbane’s inner-western suburbs have long been in high demand. Tenants are drawn to suburbs such as Toowong, Indooroopilly, Auchenflower and Taringa because of the quality housing, inner-city lifestyle and short commute times to the CBD and University of Queensland. Currently in Brisbane’s rental market, we are still seeing demand for rental properties…Read More→

5 Tips for first time investors

5 Tips for first time investors

Having spent more time at home recently, you may have been thinking that it could be time to upgrade from your first property. Perhaps your apartment has become just a tad too small and the idea of squeezing a nursery into your spare bedroom is questionable. Whatever the case may be, record low interest rates…Read More→