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Taringa 2019 | Property Market Trends

Taringa 2019 | Property Market Trends

Another one of our favourite pockets of Brisbane’s inner-west, is Taringa. The leafy suburb has long been treasured by families seeking an inner-city lifestyle, without the hustle and bustle. Taringa has that real community feel to it, where you know your neighbours and the baristas at Abode Café have your coffee waiting for you. In…Read More→

What will the Brisbane property market do in 2019?

What will the Brisbane property market do in 2019?

The recent Royal Commission into the banking sector certainly resulted in stricter lending criteria across the board, but it didn’t necessarily stop people from buying. It just made them adjust their budget down. Buyers have expressed concern that they feel the market is dropping and the Brisbane property market has softened slightly, but in reality,…Read More→

What we’ve seen in the Brisbane property market during 2018

What we’ve seen in the Brisbane property market during 2018

How has the Brisbane property market performed in the wake of declining Sydney and Melbourne markets? In the history of Australian property cycles, 2018 proved to be a significant year. Sydney and Melbourne, the traditional leaders of the nation’s property market, were beginning to realise that their time at the top was coming to an…Read More→

Toowong 2019 | Property Market Trends

Toowong 2019 | Property Market Trends

Despite what could be considered a turbulent year in the Australian property market, homes in Toowong have fared considerably well over the past 12 months. February 2018 proved to be the best performing month, with Toowong’s median sale price reaching $850,000 for houses. Previously from 2017 to early 2018, home values in Toowong had experienced…Read More→

Simple ways to add value to your bathroom

Simple ways to add value to your bathroom

Bathrooms are a very big selling point of every home. They may not rival the kitchen which is usually the focal point of the house, but the condition of the bathroom will certainly impact a buyer’s purchasing decision. A beautifully presented bathroom can be a good indication of how well a property has been maintained….Read More→

What do buyers look for in a home?

What do buyers look for in a home?

Key features buyers value most in our inner-western homes. It’s the age old question. What do buyers look for in our inner-western homes? Are they looking for that character residence, distinctive to Toowong real estate or one of St Lucia’s stunning riverfront homes? Is it the central, modern kitchen which grabs the buyer’s attention or…Read More→

A Short Snapshot of the Property Market

A Short Snapshot of the Property Market

Brisbane holds steady, whilst Sydney and Melbourne experience market corrections Finally, a sane point of view in the reporting of the property market, reflecting my own thoughts. Dr Nicolla Powell who is a Data Scientist for the Domain Group, shared these statistics today. Traditionally the property cycle is from 7 to 10 years, however we…Read More→

Historic Toowong residence goes under the hammer

Historic Toowong residence goes under the hammer

The history behind Toowong’s iconic ‘Foley House’ Dating back to the late colonial period, the land upon which ‘Foley House’ rests was owned by Elizabeth Hockings and her husband Albert Hockings. A mover and shaker in political circles, Albert was a Queensland politician, Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly and an alderman of the Brisbane…Read More→

How to market your home to achieve the best price

How to market your home to achieve the best price

Advertising your home to achieve the best sale price does not have to cost you a fortune. It does however, require a strategic marketing campaign which is specifically targeted and tailored to your property. As a boutique agency, we provide innovative advice and select the most cost-effective campaigns for our clients. Here, we look at…Read More→