Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: Runcorn, Keperra, and Wynnum West

With Brisbane’s power players positioning the state capital as the next ‘world city’, urban regeneration, infrastructure build, and property development have been high on the list of initiatives. Property here is more affordable than in Sydney and Melbourne, and the potential for price growth is growing daily. However, both renters and buyers might do well […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: Kangaroo Point, Newstead, and Hamilton

You would expect Brisbane’s city planners to be putting the state’s capital front and centre to attract international business in the race to encourage business growth in an evolving economy – and this is exactly what they are doing. According to Brisbane Convention Bureau general manager Rob Nelson, there will be major investment over the […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: Indooroopilly, Highgate Hill, and Redcliffe

Depending on which report you are reading, weekly rents in Brisbane are either set to rise markedly or fall because of extra supply. A BIS Shrapnel report says that the Labor government’s plans to restrict negative gearing to new homes will prompt rents to rise because fewer investors will be buying. The report concludes that […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: Ascot, Milton, and Corinda

The latest data from Domain shows that average rents in Brisbane have hit their highest ever level. Median asking rents rose for the first time in ten quarters, with the median house rental now at $ 410 per week and the median unit rental at $ 380. Despite this rise, the year-on-year increase is only […]

Average Vacancy Rates for Rental Express Offices (April 04, 2016)

We''re specialist property managers, and we''re focused on the best results for our clients. To prove this isn't just lip-service, we promise to provide a transparent report of our performance against our competitors on a regular basis. The screenshots below have been taken from a leading independent real estate and property management website, www.rentfind.com.au. These show […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: Carina, Paddington, and Sunnybank Hills

The Brisbane property market is showing mixed signs. Apartment sales are up, but prices have surprisingly fallen back. According to the 2015 Urbis Brisbane Apartment Insights report, 6,814 apartments were sold in Brisbane in 2015: that’s over 2,200 more than in 2014, or, put another way, an increase of 50% in buying activity. The main […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: Albion, Red Hill, and West End

Brisbane looks set to become Australia’s answer to New York, as it evolves into Queensland’s ‘city that never sleeps’. The growth in inner city high rise apartments, and the boom in the millennial generation that is occupying them, will transform the city’s night time economy over the next 24 months or so. The managing director […]

Average Vacancy Rates for Rental Express Offices (March 28, 2016)

We''re specialist property managers, and we''re focused on the best results for our clients. To prove this isn't just lip-service, we promise to provide a transparent report of our performance against our competitors on a regular basis. The screenshots below have been taken from a leading independent real estate and property management website, www.rentfind.com.au. These show […]

Average Vacancy Rates for Rental Express Offices (March 21, 2016)

We''re specialist property managers, and we''re focused on the best results for our clients. To prove this isn''t just lip-service, we promise to provide a transparent report of our performance against our competitors on a regular basis. The screenshots below have been taken from a leading independent real estate and property management website, www.rentfind.com.au. These show […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: Redbank Plains, North Lakes, and Kallangur

Brisbane’s home rental market got a little trickier for prospective tenants in February, as seasonal demand for rental properties followed its usual path and increased – but longer term prospects are bright for renters. This result is a decrease in the vacancy rate to 2.4% from the 2.6% rate recorded in January. Despite this fall […]