First Home Buyer Myths Busted!

For some First Home Buyers, the stories they hear about buying a property from friends or family can encourage them to continue to rent, rather than get into the property market. While some of their worries are valid, others are simply not…

Does your dream home exist?

Everyone has that dream home they hope to find one day, which ticks all the boxes in terms of location, amenities and style. But the key question is – does it really exist?  Melbourne-based licensed real estate agent and buyers advocate, Cate…

Understanding Stamp Duty

Stamp duty is part and parcel of buying property in Australia. But what is it, exactly? How much is it? And where does all that cash go? Lachlan Walker Brisbane’s Place Projects says stamp duty adds to the already overwhelming costs of…

What's behind the boom in the Gold Coast property market?

When Australia’s leading demographer Bernard Salt released the landmark Beyond the Horizon study into the 50-year future of the Gold Coast, the region’s Mayor, Tom Tate, was unequivocal about his own vision for the region: economic and cultural…

Qld Government First Home Owners' Grant extended

The 2017-18 Queensland state budget was handed down this month and Queenslander’s looking to buy their first home have been handed a six month lifeline. The Queensland First Home Owners Grant has been extended until 31st December 2017. The…