• What’s ahead for the Brisbane property market in 2019 ?

    17th January, 2019 | by John Beal
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    While many of Australia’s property markets have been experiencing falling property values over the last year the Brisbane market has remained relatively steady. But many are forecasting Brisbane to be one of the strongest property markets over the next few years, including Trent Wiltshire – economist at Domain and author of  their Property Price Forecast report who Brisbane… Read more »

  • The Power Of A Floor Plan

    10th January, 2019 | by John Beal
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    One of the most effective sales tools and one that is highly sought after by buyers is a floor plan of your property. What is a floor plan?  A floor plan is a drawing to scale that shows a room as seen from above.  It shows the relationships between rooms, spaces and other physical features… Read more »

  • 5 Steps to selling your property

    3rd January, 2019 | by John Beal
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    Despite most areas in Australia experiencing a decline in property values over the past year, the Brisbane property market has remained somewhat stable, and even experiencing reasonable price growth in a number of suburbs. Property values for both houses and units are likely to grow in 2019 with new construction in decline, population growth and… Read more »

  • 4 Upsides to Downsizing

    20th December, 2018 | by John Beal
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    Remember, when you are ready, make sure you get some professional advice to get the best from your property decisions. Think about the following to help guide you into a downsizing mode. 1. More funds to invest to create security in retirement or improve your lifestyle.   Downsizing allows you to unlock the equity in your… Read more »

  • Advantages to Selling your House Over Christmas

    12th December, 2018 | by John Beal
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    Don’t fret if you’re trying to sell your home as the tinsel’s going up. There are some little known advantages to selling through Christmas and New Year. There are challenges to selling your property through Christmas and the new year. Many agents close up shop and have a break,  people get distracted with presents and… Read more »

  • Queenslands First-Home Buyers Grant Costs Government $639 Million!

    6th December, 2018 | by John Beal
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    More than $639 million has been handed out to nearly 40,000 first-home buyers in Queensland since 2012, new figures reveal. The Queensland government detailed its spending on First Home Owners’ Grants (previously known as Great Start Grants) in a recent question on notice, which showed that 37,581 first-home buyers have taken advantage of the incentive over… Read more »

  • Fire Safety at Home…

    29th November, 2018 | by John Beal
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    With the recent news about the bushfires happening in Queensland lately, we figured doing a reminder blog for everyone to make sure they keep their fire safety knowledge updated, incase you are ever situated in this position. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families that have lost during these devasting bushfires. First… Read more »

  • JBRE Mag October 2018

    19th November, 2018 | by John Beal


  • A Ticking Time Bomb in your Rental Property

    15th November, 2018 | by John Beal
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    Professional property managers don’t just collect the rent. A good property manager needs to be well trained in current legislation also. In addition, our duty of care extends to advising our landlords of potential threats or risks associated with their rental property. We have seen an increase in the number the flexible braided hoses now… Read more »

  • Our 10 Points of Difference!

    22nd October, 2018 | by John Beal
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    Our Property Managers only manage a maximum of 100 properties in their portfolio. Many in the area have to manage 160-180 properties and their service levels suffer No Hidden Costs – Absolutely No Hidden Costs or extras, like petties & sundries We pride ourselves on ensuring we are available to speak with you at all… Read more »