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Nov. 27, 2019, 5:06 a.m.

Affordable & Liveable Property Guide 2nd Half 2019 - Brisbane

A key finding of this report is that the majority (5 out of 6) of the affordable and liveable suburbs are on the north side of the Brisbane River. These suburbs have the best possible median price growth while also satisfying other criteria such as: low vacancy rates, high yields, large infrastructure spending, low crime and proximity to amenities. In the previous 1st Half 2019¥ report, suburbs were spread throughout Brisbane, which suggests that there are now limited options.

Nov. 22, 2019, 5:14 a.m.

Coolum Beach Property Market Update 2nd Half 2019

In Q3 2019, Coolum Beach recorded a median house price of $667,000, and a median unit price of $423,000. This represents annual (Q3 2018 – Q3 2019) median price softening of -11.9% for houses and a price growth of 6.5% for units. At the same time, total sales in both markets slowed for Q3 2019, down by -3.0% for houses to 32 sales and by -54.2% for units to 22 sales.

Nov. 11, 2019, 5:40 a.m.

Q4 2019 Key Market Indicators – Queensland

Queensland’s (QLD) home loan affordability index reading was 35.5 points in the June quarter of 2019, which held relatively steady compared to the June quarter of 2018 (35.6 index points). QLD remains the most affordable state compared with New South Wales (NSW) at 26.9 index points, Victoria (VIC) at 30.7 index points, and the Australian average at 32.2 index points.

Sept. 26, 2019, 2:43 a.m.

Coolum Beach Property Factsheet 1st Half 2019

Coolum Beach recorded a median house price of $679,000 and $433,200 for units in Q1 2019. This is an annual (Q1 2018-Q1 2019) slight softening of -1.6% for house and a strengthening of 14.0% for units. Compared to Coolum Beach 2nd half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q3 2017 – Q3 2018) median price change of 6.5% (house) and 12.7% (units), houses in Coolum Beach* have become more affordable whilst units have strengthened in value.

Sept. 25, 2019, 12:53 a.m.

South East Queensland Premium Property Report

Buyers are flocking to the South East Queensland (SEQ) premium property market due to affordability, when compared to Sydney and Melbourne median prices. The SEQ premium property market shrunk in 2018 and 2019, partly due to a softening in the Sydney and Melbourne property prices, but also as investor confidence declined. However, SEQ population is projected to increase approximately 49.4% by 2041.

Aug. 28, 2019, 6:18 a.m.

Q3 2019 Key Market Indicators – Queensland

Queensland (QLD) has historically been known as the more affordable state for property prices, when compared with New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria (VIC). This continued to be the case in the March quarter of 2019.

Aug. 21, 2019, 7:11 a.m.

Peregian Springs Property Factsheet 1st Half 2019

Peregian Springs* recorded a median prices of $695,000 fot houses and $547,000 for units in Q1 2019. This represents an annual (Q1 2018-Q1 2019) strengthening of 2.6% for houses and a softening of -4.6% for units. When compared to the Peregian Springs* 2nd Half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q3 2017-Q3 2018) median price change of 1.6% (house) and 18.2% (units), units in Peregian Springs* are now more affordable whilst houses have proved resilient.

June 27, 2019, 7:07 a.m.

Brisbane - Affordable & Liveable Property Guide 1st Half 2019

Between 2017 and 2018/191 the number of houses sold in the Brisbane City Local Government Area (LGA) grew by 8.1%. During this time, the median house price remained stable, growing by 0.7% (to $675,000) and showing market resilience. The Brisbane LGA unit market has seen a sustainable level of price growth, with a median price of $450,000 in 2018/191.

May 20, 2019, 6:45 a.m.

Q2 2019 Key Market Indicators – Queensland

Queensland (QLD) proves itself to have strong and steady property growth indicators and economic fundamentals, which allows for key property purchasing decisions to be made with confidence in the state. This is particularly crucial in this economic and political climate, where there are many uncertainties within society due to many factors, such as: Federal and State Elections, the potential implementation of the Royal Banking Commission recommendations, and the fluctuating Australian Dollar.

May 20, 2019, 4:43 a.m.

Q2 2019 Key Market Indicators

Australian consumer sentiment read 100.7 index points in April 2019, exactly on the positive line of 100 index points, indicating that in general, Australians have a positive yet cautious outlook on the economy. This is interesting as the current consumer sentiment is on a -1.7% decline compared to 12 months ago (April 2018), which does not come as a surprise given past events such as: the Royal Banking Commission’s enquiry into the banking and financial sector, the handing down of the Federal Budget 2019, and the announcement of the 18 May 2019 Federal elections.