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Real estate agent | Brisbane | Brisbane’s prestige property market is booming
  Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows Brisbane had the highest interstate migration rate of any Australian city over 2016/17. This has increased the demand for prestige homes and apartments in Brisbane as interstate bargain hunters look to avoid some of the high-end property prices in the country’s two biggest real estate markets, Sydney and Melbourne. The prices interstate buyers and investors are willing to pay have also increased – a year ago a property worth $1 million would grant a spot in the top ten sales of the week in the market, however in the current climate, those figures are more likely to begin with the number
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | Houses vs. apartments. What’s the best investment option?
  When it comes to a house versus apartment investment, the issue is a hotly debated topic, however most experts agree the focus should be on the state of the market rather than on the property itself. In some markets, a house maybe a better option, in others an apartment may reap much better gains. So it’s important to do your research before investing, and to take on board a number of considerations before committing. These include economic drivers (which option has staying power), supply and demand (how many houses and apartments are there available), and affordability (what type of properties are currently in demand). So … what’s the answer?
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | Rental Market Update – Q1 2018
  North South Real Estate First Quarter Results   According to leading property data provider, CoreLogic, growth in Brisbane real estate was a little on the subdued side at the end of last year, with no change to Brisbane property values in December and just 0.3 per cent growth in the last quarter of 2017. However, expectations are high for the Brisbane real estate market in 2018 with the overall feeling being, according to CoreLogic’s Head of Research, Tim Lawless, “steady as she goes”. And that’s certainly true for us as well! January and February are typically busy months for us, and this year has been no different. In fact,
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | Why invest in Brisbane?
Why invest in Brisbane? Over the last several years, Brisbane has witnessed both Sydney and Melbourne experiencing a fairly sizeable housing boom. But according to experts, Queensland’s economy is on the up and it’s inspiring interstate migration as buyers seek to capitalise on affordable housing and a stabilising job market. However, if you’re looking to invest in Brisbane property, it’s worth being aware of some of the more recent issues that have caused investors concern. What have been the main causes of concern? Much of the more recent negativity surrounding Brisbane’s property market has focused on an oversupply in the apartment sector, which has led to a bottleneck of completed properties, and
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | Rental Trends in Brisbane
Current rental trends in Brisbane Following the decline in the mining boom, Queensland has been looking for other areas to generate growth, and the glut of new apartments has both increased economic energy and provided well-needed jobs. Prevailing market conditions including affordable home prices, steady capital growth and low interest rates are also contributing to falling rental rates in Brisbane. Supply is up and rents are down The supply of rental properties in Brisbane has risen approximately 11% over the past two years, with an extra 4,300-odd properties entering the market since September 2014. Growth has occurred particularly in the inner suburbs in places like Newstead, Bowen Hills, West End,
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | We Guide You Home
At North South Real Estate, we take the stress out of buying, selling or managing property. Our dedication to quality service and support can help make buying, selling or leasing your property easy and completely worry-free. Regardless of your situation, North South Real Estate understands that our clients have entrusted us with the management of a significant life milestone. With several decades of experience in the Brisbane property market, we have complete confidence in our ability to produce optimal results to suit the tailored and personalised needs of all of our clients. Our highly-experienced and intuitively-skilled team of property managers provide quality service in sourcing, securing and managing executive properties.
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | WAYS TO FIND THE BEST EXECUTIVE PROPERTY IN BRISBANE
If you are looking to invest in an executive property in Brisbane, it can be tricky to know where to go in order to find the best location, real estate agency and listings. Here are ways you can find the best executive Brisbane property. Executive Real Estate Agency The first, and most important step, is to find yourself a real estate agency that specialises in the executive property market of Brisbane. North South Real Estate has over 12 years’ experience in executive property management in the Brisbane market, and we believe in continually improving and redefining the benchmark for excellence in the industry. Our first-in industry access to premium properties
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | Top Real Estate Myths Debunked
Just because you read it or heard it from somewhere, does not make it true. There are many common real estate myths and misconceptions, here are our top five revealed. 1. All Real Estate Agents Are the Same If you believe this, then you as a buyer or seller are possibly making a big mistake! When selecting a real estate agent to represent your home for sale or your interests in buying, you need to make sure they have the correct skills and experience for your specified purpose. For example, a real estate agent with only a few years of experience and that has been focused as a buyer’s agent,
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | TIPS TO BECOMING A REAL ESTATE INVESTOR
The real estate industry can feel like an overwhelming and risky market to step your toes into, but, if done right, it can bring huge financial success. Here are some insider tips on how to become a successful real estate investor. Become Well-Informed There are many fields that require an education to understand, and real estate is no different. Arm yourself with information! Learn about the market and the details involved in buying and selling properties. Talk to real estate agents and other industry experts. Learn from others successes and failures. Know the rules and regulations involved, and be well-informed about the risks. Stay Specific There are many different types
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Real estate agent | Brisbane | Things TO DO for a Successful Open House
Do you have an open house scheduled for your property, but are unsure what you need to do to get your home ready for viewers? To help make sure your open house is a success, here are our expert real estate industry tips on what things you need to do to prepare your home. Clean It’s the obvious one, but one that so many people don’t spend enough time and attention completing. Some potential buyers check everywhere, so you need to make sure your entire property is neat and tidy. This includes: the outside areas, garden and pool, ovens, cupboards, closets and wardrobes, every nook and cranny. It’s the first
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