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  • Buyer confidence unshaken in Brisbane’s north

    RAY WHITE Albion principal David Treloar says there’s no lack of genuine buyers, especially for 25 Warraba Ave, Wavell Heights which spent a total of five days on the market before being snapped up for $1.3 million. The three bedroom property was …

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  • Five steps to buying your first home

    Buying your first home can be one of the most exciting experiences but when starting the process, the first question is usually ‘Where do I begin?’. While you may think the first step is looking at properties, there are actually …

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  • Get to know Sarah Gutzke from Ray White Wamuran

    What does a normal day look like for you? What’s normal?! That is the beauty of property management – no two days are the same. However, my days now involve team management, new business, trust accounting plus a bit of …

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  • White Paper – February 2020

    On the back of a record January and with rising median house prices, we awaited our February results with more than usual interest. Our members recorded $3.87 billion in total unconditional sales for February, a staggering 30 per cent higher …

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  • Your Property Portfolio: Where to invest… local or interstate?

    NEW RESEARCH HAS REVEALED that most property investors buy properties within the suburb that they live in. This data was analysed from 1,150,000 mortgage applications and showed that two-thirds of investors are buying local properties. However, if you take a moment to think about smart investing, minimising risk and increasing … Read more

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  • Fast Track Selling Your Property

    REMEMBER THE 3 Ps – Presentation | Price | Promotion SPRING TIME COOLED-OFF BUT SUMMER IS SET TO SIZZLE Historically, September to November ‘Spring Time’ is when the property market starts to bloom with more activity, listings and available stock. However, recent property research has shown that compared to previous … Read more

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  • Smart Property Management: It pays to have professional representation

    A landlord has been fined $4000 and ordered to pay the tenant back their $1400 bond. Recent media reports have stated that a private landlord (managing his own property) has been fined in the Magistrates Courts for not lodging the tenant’s bond with the appropriate governing authorities (which have strict … Read more

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  • Top 10 New Year’s Resolution Goals

    2000 people were surveyed… and we can reveal the top 10 New Year’s resolution goals list with you. Make 2020 the year that you achieve all your goals. To help you get started: Be clear and specific in what you want to achieve, write them down and stick them on … Read more

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  • 2020 Market Review

    The property market is heating up and set to sizzle according to research and property analyst experts with prices predicted to substantially rise if interest rates remain steady, the economy improves, and bank regulator APRA does not intervene with lending restrictions to slow down a rising housing market. With the … Read more

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  • Our Top 5 Tips to Investor Success

    1. Research and know your local rental market. This can be as simple as just getting online with any rental listing website and investing time to compare weekly rental prices. 2. When your property becomes vacant take the time to undertake a complete investment audit. Access the realistic market rent … Read more

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  • Simple tips to freshen up your property and rent it faster

    Too often than not we are asked by landlords what can be done to freshen up their home between tenancies to help it rent faster, without costing an arm and a leg. Here is an example of an easy way to modernise a room without breaking the budget. The landlord … Read more

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  • Lending Rules Set to Relax

    IMPROVED CHANGES TO BORROWING CAPACITY For more detailed mortgage information contact our in-house Mortgage Broker, Mike Ruiz from Loan Market 0411490382 Recently, some of the big banks have announced that they are taking steps to make it easier for investors to buy properties by changing their lending rules, including an … Read more

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  • Become an instant expert in buying a property

    CHOOSE THE QUESTIONS YOU WANT TO ASK What projects are happening in the area? What is the suburb’s yield median and what is the property returning? Does the local industry have expected wage growth? What kinds of properties match the local demographic: houses, units, townhouses or apartments? How many … Read more

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  • Are you thinking about selling?

    Are you thinking about selling because you need cashflow or a short-term injection of funds? Have you considered refinancing your investment property? Sometimes investors can make poor decisions that are not supportive or beneficial to their long-term plan for capital growth and financial security (without looking at other options) when … Read more

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