The Mill at Moreton Bay: the new SCU campus

Like many others, I have a personal connection to the Australian Paper Mill at Petrie, 25km north of Brisbane. As new migrants, it was our primary source of employment; my husband was contracted there in the mid-eighties as a specialist engineer responsible for calibrating the mill’s computers. So it was with a sense of nostalgia I learned in 2013 of the mill’s closure;...

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The Brisbane Property Market

I am sure many of you will have hear some of the negative media commentary surrounding the Brisbane property market. Currently there is an oversupply of units in Brisbane.   This  is a result of  ...

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September Quarter 2017 Newsletter

Hello and a warm welcome to the last of our newsletters in this monthly format. You will by now have received the new weekly edition where we aim to provide you with regular updates of the most relevant and topical issues in the property industry. However for ...

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Hygge, the Danish lifestyle trend that nourishes the soul

It has been said, ‘Light a fire, light some candles, open a bottle of red wine, and you have a happy Dane’. Can it really be that simple? Hygge was predicted to be one of the hottest home décor trends of 2017 - people have tagged over 2.3 million posts on Instagram with #hygge, and have also taken to Twitter to discuss the finer points of what makes something hygge or not ...

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Myth busting the Australian real estate market

With so many different opinions and information on the property market available, it can be difficult to make sense of the truth behind what we read, see and hear. Here are three myths about the real estate market that I believe should be dispelled to help Australians make the most of property transactions in the coming months....

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Tips on how to secure a rental with a pet

The rise in apartment living, coupled with outdated strata rules disallowing pets, means we have a significant lack of pet friendly properties in our market at a time when pet ownership and renting across the country is increasing....

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August-September 2017 Newsletter

August-September 2017 Newsletter

 

Hello and a warm welcome to this month’s newsletter on the first day of Spring. It seems to have arrived early in Queensland, with perfect sunny days and 25℃ maximum temperatures. Along with the change of season comes an abundance of economic data. The latest information by CoreLogic released today shows