10 THINGS: BRISBANE APARTMENTS

10 THINGS: BRISBANE APARTMENTS

Here’s our take on what’s going on with the Brisbane apartment market.  Here we are talking about the City of Brisbane (LGA) which extends in a 20km radius from the Brisbane GPO.

10 THINGS: GOLD COAST

10 THINGS: GOLD COAST

Here’s our take on what’s going on with the Gold Coast housing market.

BIRTHS

BIRTHS

Birth numbers in Australia are at all-time highs and in 2016 (just released figures) there were more than 311,000 births registered in Australia – a new record.

INTERSTATE MIGRATION

INTERSTATE MIGRATION

Another property buzz word this year will also be interstate migration.

JOBS

JOBS

One of the many buzz-words this year will be jobs. And rightly so, because having a job and in particular a full time one, is a must when it comes to buying a dwelling and how well the housing market performs is increasingly dependent on local employment trends.

DIGITAL DISRUPTION

DIGITAL DISRUPTION

Digital disruption is the business and social topic of the year, if not the past decade.  It has upended thousands of businesses and careers and its impact will continue.

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

There is a lot of publicity about housing affordability, of late.  This seems to happen when markets change direction or focus.

MATUSIK PROPERTY CLOCK

MATUSIK PROPERTY CLOCK

Overview  –  A market’s position on the property clock is based around the strength and direction of several key real estate indicators.  These indicators include:  

BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME?

BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME?

Unemployment is higher in regional Queensland than the more populous south east corner, but the focus on ‘big’ projects like the Adani coal mine, building more roads and new power plants doesn’t address the problem.

VACANCY RATES

VACANCY RATES

Apparently, High-rise Harry will cease building apartments for rent if the NSW government implements rental reforms to improve security of tenure.

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