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Bigger is better for Queensland apartments

Bigger is better for Queensland apartments

Queensland’s influx of interstate residents is influencing dwelling design, with owner-occupiers and investors gravitating towards larger and more luxurious apartments.

Price growth trends diverging across markets

Price growth trends diverging across markets

Australian house prices notched up their 14th consecutive month of gains in November, with the annual rise adding more than $126,000 to the median value of homes across the nation.

High yields attracting interest in tropical North Queensland

High yields attracting interest in tropical North Queensland

Northern Queensland is synonymous with rainforests, reefs and rugby. But although you won’t see it mentioned on any tourist brochures, the region is now also becoming recognised for another trait – rental shortages.

3 key things to consider before you invest in property

3 key things to consider before you invest in property

Buying a property simply involves signing a contract and getting a loan, right? Yes, to an extent. While I’ve learnt that the actual act of buying property is easy, investing successfully and achieving sustainable long-term results is the hard part. So how do you know you’re ready to invest successfully?

Investors seeking growth moving to fringes of Melbourne

Investors seeking growth moving to fringes of Melbourne

The outer suburbs of Melbourne have become a focal point for property investors, as the quest for growth potential moves away from the inner city regions that have driven Melbourne’s median property price to almost $1 million.

Regional markets racking up double-digit growth

Regional markets racking up double-digit growth

Nearly all of Australia’s 25 largest non-capital city regions recorded double digit annual price growth in the last year, while more than half of them recorded yearly gains of more than 20 per cent.

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