Category Archives: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

‘Broke’ agents leaving Purplebricks in droves

“Broke” real estate agents are quitting British disrupter Purplebricks in droves as the fixed-fee agency’s low-margin, high-turnover business struggles to achieve enough sales amid a slowing Australian housing market. Research by The Australian Financial Review found at least 27 agents had … Continue reading

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Queensland Budget 2018: real estate changes

The Queensland Government recently delivered the budget for 2018.  Here’s what you need to know: First Home Owner’s Grant  The Queensland First Home Owner’s Grant has been extended for a further 12 months. However, the value of the First Home Owner’s … Continue reading

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Be sure to keep an eye on Queensland property prices as it’s confirmed that interstate migration has hit an all-time high for the sunshine state.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that the net interstate migration is the highest it has been in 8 years and doesn’t appear to be slowing down. The Sunshine Coast was the strongest performing regional housing market in Queensland in September, with … Continue reading

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Brisbane – various articles of interest 12-6-2018

While it’s important that you hold an investment property for the long term to maximise your profits, there will come a time when it makes sense to sell. And when it comes to selling, timing is everything. Ideally, you should … Continue reading

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With the Treasurer announcing the budget last week for 2018/19, we summarise the announcement

With the Treasurer announcing the budget last week for 2018/19, we summarise the announcement: Budget Profile: The Treasury are predicting a budget deficit reducing from $18.24bn in 2017-18 to $14.5bn in 2018-19. The budget will then return to surplus in … Continue reading

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Record levels of new apartment completions in inner-Brisbane’s apartment market has seen it tipped into oversupply, with 52 projects abandoned or deferred over the 2017-18 period.

A new report from economic forecaster BIS Oxford Economics shows 8300 apartments will be completed in 2017-18, up from the 5,700 apartments that came on line last year. Another 5000 apartments are in the pipeline for 2019. Due to these … Continue reading

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2017 federal budget addresses housing affordability

The 2018-19 federal budget had no measures that specifically addressed housing supply and affordability, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). The 2017 federal budget included a range of measures to address housing affordability with both supply and … Continue reading

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