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SIMON SAYS – How to get your house ready for sale in 2018.

SIMON SAYS – How to get your house ready for sale in 2018.

For many people the start of every year is a re-set.
It’s no different in real estate … Read more »

SIMON SAYS: How can this 36m long build be legal?

SIMON SAYS: How can this 36m long build be legal?

Neighbours and passers by this renovation in Auchenflower have been watching as the slab has been laid. Is this units or just one house and how did the Brisbane City Council approve it?

It pretty much covers the entire 549sqm  block.

Currently under the small lot code you can only build a house 25m long.

But this is 36m long!!!

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Simon Says: Why Milton has made the national top 10- but beware!

Simon Says: Why Milton has made the national top 10- but beware!

With the Australian Open now underway it’s probably not too much of a reach to expect that most outside of Brisbane may have only heard of the Brisbane suburb of Milton, because of its long association with tennis.

It was once the Queensland home of the racquet-  Australian championships, Davis Cup and other major internationals.

The space still hosts some courts and tennis enthusiasts as part of the FREW Park complex, but Milton, like the tennis centre it once housed has been refreshed.

So it’s no surprise it has recorded a 200% increase in rental listings and has made the top 10 of rental hotspots around the country according to year on year growth figures released by realestate.com.au

This is why:

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Simon Says: Consider student accommodation

Simon Says: Consider student accommodation

Record low interest rates and booming population growth in Brisbane is fantastic news for real estate investors, and we have keen demand for new apartments and off the plan home sales.

But there is another type of property investment that flies under the radar and it is a fantastic opportunity whether the market is growing, resting or teetering.

Student accommodation!

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Simon Says…Love thy neighbour?

Simon Says…Love thy neighbour?

Do you sometimes fight with your wife, or yell at your kids?

Do you like to walk around in underwear or sunbake nude on your deck?

Do you like to cook with spice?

Do you often use your guerney to wash down the outside of your home?

Sure, not the sort of questions you’d normally think to consider when buying a home.

But with changes to guidelines on boundary relaxations they could be just as important as finding out how close you are to public transport, parks, shopping and schools or how many bathrooms.

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Auchenflower Christmas Newsletter

Auchenflower Christmas Newsletter

December 2014 – AUCHENFLOWER CHRISTMAS NEWSLETTER

Market Update, Community News & … Read more »

What will happen to the property market while you take a summer holiday?

What will happen to the property market while you take a summer holiday?

What will happen to the property market while you take a summer holiday?… Read more »

What You Can Do to Prepare For Selling in the New Year

What You Can Do to Prepare For Selling in the New Year

What You Can Do to Prepare For Selling in the New Year
While you have … Read more »

Is it time to lock in?

Is it time to lock in?

The good news is we are experiencing a very strong property market … Read more »

The market is still very strong heading into the Christmas holiday period

The market is still very strong heading into the Christmas holiday period

The market is still very strong heading into the Christmas holiday period, but with low rumblings of a potential rise … Read more »

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