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Category Archives: Property Investment

  • LOOKING AT BRISBANE IN 20/20

    Over the last 12-months, there has been an increasing number of news articles anticipating Brisbane’s property market ‘turning the corner’ between 2020 – 2022. We are beginning to see supporting trends emerging from 2019 data, this post is reviewing the trends emerging from the latest data on the Brisbane Property Market.

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    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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    The Brisbane Infrastructure Plan

    Infrastructure improvements are often connected with strong demand in Real Estate. That’s why property developers and investors alike look for locations with a strong infrastructure pipeline for future capital growth.

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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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  • What is Negative Gearing?

    Negative gearing is a popular investment strategy that can assist you to reduce your investment property holding costs. In this post, we explore the concept of Negative Gearing, and explain how this strategy is used.

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    Speaking Property: Terms you need to know when purchasing your new home

    Buying a property is exciting, but it can be confusing and daunting is you aren’t familiar with the terminiology commonly used in the Real Estate industry. Below is a list of property jargon you will most likely come across in your search for your new home.

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    Choosing The Best Property Ownership Structure For You

    When two or more people own a property together, there are three main ownership structures they can choose from…

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    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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    The ‘School Factor’ in Property Investment

    Real Estate Investors are paying more for properties near top ranking schools and universities, and this is a trend expected to continue in the future.

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    Demystifying Property Cycles

    Investment cycles have been the topic of many a dinner table discussion. Everyone seems to be somewhat of an expert on the subject or at the very least has their own very strong point of view as to where a market is going next. The ‘Property Cycle’ is no different to that of any other…

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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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    Steps to Secure your Property

    You have researched locations and have just found the perfect property that suits your budget and criteria. So, what do you do now?

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    What to do after purchasing an off-the-plan property

    When you purchase an off-the-plan property, there are still several steps to take after the signing of the contract.

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    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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    Open Banking and how it could affect you

    Looking at a new loan or refinancing in 2019? Comprehensive Credit Reporting and the new Open Banking world could make your mortgage approval easier.

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    The 3 R’s of Lifestyle Properties: Risk, Return and Right Time

    The term ‘Lifestyle Property’ usually springs to mind with coastal properties that purchasers can spend their summers in and rent out for the rest of the year. However, Lifestyle Properties offer a lot more than this!

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    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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    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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    New or Resale? The Depreciation Game: Learn how to play it

    Why buy an investment property brand new or off-the-plan? There are a number of reasons that investors buy investment properties brand new or off-the-plan rather than an established property. The main motivation usually stems from the very reason that people purchase investment properties to begin with, which is commonly to lower their taxable income while…

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    7 Reasons why Brisbane’s Apartment Market Will Lead The Country

    Brisbane apartment market has gone through very rough times, but it is now on the verge of a major recovery.

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