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Category Archives: Author: Colette Chester

  • Which Property podcast

    The Which Property Webinars and Podcast

    Which Property is committed to helping our clients make informed property decisions. At the same time, we understand that not everybody is a real estate expert, nor they need to be, and we go above and beyond to make our information accessible and easy to understand. Which Property has been helping property buyers for over…

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  • Choosing the Right Lifestyle

    Lifestyle precincts continue to grow in popularity. The convenience of amenities from shopping centres to a favorite coffee shop just a few steps from your front door is increasingly appealing.

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  • Brisbane – A Changing City

    Despite a softening in the Brisbane apartment market, the luxury property market has remained relatively stable. A few factors are contributing to this, in the first instance, Brisbane’s luxury apartment market caters for owner-occupiers and long-term residents.

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  • Brisbane’s Luxury Property Market

    Despite a softening in the Brisbane apartment market, the luxury property market has remained relatively stable. A few factors are contributing to this, in the first instance, Brisbane’s luxury apartment market caters for owner-occupiers and long-term residents.

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  • apartment vs house

    House or Apartment?

    When choosing a property, it is essential to weigh up all the considerations rather than rely on generalisations. The adage that the value of a property is held in its percentage of land ownership is simply outdated and outrated. While inner-city apartments may not hold such a large portion of land ownership, the location’s desirability will drive demand and therefore prices in today’s market.

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    Rules for Downsizers

    It doesn’t matter if you are looking to free up equity, if you are an empty nester or just got tired of living in a big house in the suburbs and want to move to closer to the action, the fact is that thousands of homeowners are looking to downsize every year. Did you know…

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  • Downsizing, Not Downgrading. Download free report.

      The kids have probably moved out, there are extra rooms and unused space, and you just don’t have the same requirements that you once did. Circumstances change and downsizing to a smaller property mightn’t sound like a glamorous change, but it can come with several perks – namely freeing up more money to spend,…

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  • newstead search

    Why Newstead? Benefits of Living in a Lifestyle Location

      Newstead is one of Brisbane’s most sought-after suburbs. Standing only 1 km from the Brisbane CBD, Newstead has evolved into a dynamic residential area thanks to a significant investment in infrastructure, which has created a myriad of lifestyle, commercial, education and entertainment hubs. Newstead is an energetic place to live in right now.

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  • post body corporate

    Body Corporate Explained

    Within the next 25 years, strata titled properties will outweigh stand-alone residences, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. That means most property owners in Australia will belong to a Body Corporate. If you own an apartment or townhome, or plan to purchase these types of properties in the future, it’s important to understand the…

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  • shea ext

    Property Prestige Market Lifts Brisbane into the Global City List

    High demand from downsizers for prestige property in Brisbane led the Queensland capital to appear for the first time in the Global City List. This index has been measuring the top 5% of every city housing market value for the past 7 years.

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  • video finance and property 2019

    Finance and Property 2019 (video)

    In this Finance and Property video, Colette Chester, talks about the financial situation in relation to Real Estate in Australia, with special attention to Brisbane. We are glad to welcome special guest speaker Matthew Jackson, Finance Manager Principal at Astute Paddington. He explains in this webinar everything you need to know about what has happened…

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  • Brisbane property market video podcast

    The Brisbane Property Market Wrap Up 2018 (video)

    Colette Chester explains in this webinar everything you need to know about what has happened in Brisbane’s Real Estate Market during 2018, and what can we expect for 2019.

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  • 10 considerations post

    10 Considerations before downsizing

    From 1 July 2018, Australians aged 65 years or older are able to make a non-concessional (after-tax) contribution into their super account of up to $300,000 from the sale proceeds of their family home if they have owned the property for at least 10 years.

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