Pre-approval is the perfect word

Precarious, preachy, preeclampsia, premature, prejudice, preposterous, pretentious – all negative words. But, when it comes to home buying, preapproval is a perfect word. One of the most stressful parts about buying a home is worrying about whether the bank will approve you for a loan or simply wondering what you can afford. Pre-approval takes away […]

11 questions every first home buyer should ask themselves

If you’re looking at buying a first home, or perhaps a first investment property, there are many hoops to jump through. For those of you who have just started considering and becoming serious about purchasing, here are 11 questions that you should be looking at answering for yourself – including links to more helpful information. […]

The 10 most in-demand suburbs in Australia

Realestate.com.au has released a list of 10 suburbs that are most in demand by potential buyers, based on the most people looking per listing. Balgowlah, New South Wales, which secured top spot in the last list has fallen spectacularly to number nine on this quarter’s seller’s list. Ormond, Victoria, which appeared for the first time on […]

How to apply for the first home owner’s grant

Many home buyers are eligible for government support through first home owner schemes, particularly those buying off the plan apartments, but each state has their own schemes in order to boost state construction. Here is a breakdown of the current grants and incentives available in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. The New […]

Brisbane houses have best prospect over next three years: BIS Shrapnel

BIS Shrapnel forecasts that only Brisbane and Sydney will experience house price growth after adjusting for inflation over the next three years. However Brisbane is tipped to be the boom city, with BIS Shrapnel forecasting 17% nominal growth which would be around 8% after inflation. Sydney prices are expected to climb over the next two […]

always followed up

Cindy helped us through our contract, which has now been terminated due to the seller being in breach. Cindy did a good job, was very available and always followed-up on issues for us. Great job, thanks. – Greg White

life changing

Words can’t really describe how thankful we are for your dedication and professionalism during the conveyancing involved in the sale and subsequent purchase of our properties. You were always there for us 200%, the result of which has been life changing. At all times throughout the process we were well informed, and had every confidence […]

Latest Suburb Data for Property

Find the latest property data and property news available for your suburb, plus mapping tools and demographic information. If you are thinking of selling, buying, or investing in property, our suburb snapshot is crucial reading. Property price and rental data is provided by RP Data. Click here  

Bill paves way for streamlined conveyancing

Bill paves way for streamlined conveyancing Queenslanders will enjoy more streamlined, simplified conveyancing after legislation to adopt a national electronic conveyancing system was passed in State Parliament today, 18th April 2013. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (Queensland) Bill 2012 would allow businesses, solicitors and the general […]

QLD Great Start Grant finally takes off

The Queensland Newman government’s Great Start Grant, which gives first home buyers $15,000 for buying or building a new home, is finally finding some take-up. As of 2 June, 6,251 applications had been approved and paid. This was well up from 5,343 in March 2014. More than 3,000 had been granted for Brisbane, according to […]