Misconceptions about Brisbane’s property market

Originally published on Smart Property Investment October 24, 2019 The Brisbane property market is currently filled with many misconceptions, writes Melinda Jennison.  Distance from the CBD in Brisbane (from an investment perspective) is comparable to the distances in both Sydneyand Melbourne Brisbane is much less “dense” than Sydney and Melbourne, so there is a lot more land for…

Where will my investment dollars work hardest?

Originally published on Smart Property Investment You may have seen the latest headlines and been convinced by the crowds of commentators exclaiming the Sydney property market has bottomed out, and the start of the next value upswing (some have said, ‘the new boom’) is underway. And I get it. The city is our country’s largest real estate…

Queensland Post-Mining Boom

Originally published on Your Investment Property As the state moves on from the mining bust, what is driving its economy forward? It’s been a tumultuous decade in Queensland from a property standpoint as a number of factors combined to bring property price growth to a halt. The economic impact of weakening resources investment was widely…

More interstate investors eyeing Brisbane

Source: Real Estate Business Melinda Jennison has provided intel on where demand is coming from in the Brisbane property market, with interstate investors coming out on top. Speaking to REB sister publication Smart Property Investment (SPI), Melinda Jennison explained why now is an exciting time for property investors in Brisbane. “As the third-largest capital city in…

Brisbane house prices set to rise faster than Sydney, Melbourne: report

Source: Domain  Brisbane is set for the biggest rise in house prices of any capital city over the next three years, with a 20 per cent jump likely, a new forecast predicts. Sydney and Melbourne prices are set to bottom out and rise at a more modest pace, holding below their recent peaks over the…

32 new Queensland Rail train services to start

Source: The Courier Mail   QUEENSLAND Rail has added 32 weekly trains services to the southeast Queensland network which start operating today. The 32 services have been reinstated since being cut in October 2016 due to driver shortages and will operate during peak times. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the reinstated services are a…

3 reasons to invest in Brisbane properties

Source: Smart Property Investment After watching from the sidelines as Sydney and Melbourne topped the property game, will Brisbane finally have its time in the sun? For years, the property market of Queensland capital has grown modestly as other major capital cities, particularly Sydney and Melbourne, saw spectacular rises in housing values in what was regarded…

Brisbane, Gold and Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba Wellcamp airports bound to take off

Source: The Courier Mail NEARLY 85 million passengers a year will pass through southeast Queensland’s major airports by 2043, as supersonic jets cut travel times in half. Airport and airline executives have laid out an ambitious vision for the region’s aviation future over the next quarter-century, predicting massive passenger and freight growth on the back…

Brisbane Only Capital To Grow Last Month Defying National Decline

Source: Real Estate Brisbane was the only capital city to notch home value growth in September according to preliminary CoreLogic monthly results. BRISBANE was the only major state capital to see home values grow last month, escaping the worst national housing decline in six years that’s hit other states. Preliminary CoreLogic results show September values…