Queensland smoke alarm legislation came into effect on 1st January 2017, though a grace period for implementation is still in effect. That legislation changes the requirements in the home and in the workplace for Queenslanders.
They say “don’t judge a book by its cover”, but when you’re selling a home the street appeal and first impressions are everything. If you want the best price possible for your property, then it’s vital to make sure that the front of your home is as well-presented as possible. This is why street appeal is so important when selling. If your home looks great from the street, buyers will be dying to see what’s inside.
There are many factors pointing to the sense that homeowners are still enjoying the sunshine of The Ultimate Sellers Market, while others are mounting an urgent case for responsible property lending – even using the word “bubble”.
We thought we would lay out the full range of market conditions and let you decide – bubble or no bubble?
How do you make a small room feel more spacious? A small space doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to be cramped. With clever use of colour, furniture placing, space planning and lighting, your small space can feel as spacious as you need it to be.
Even though all those home makeover shows make renovating your home look easy, it can take just one mistake to turn your home renovation into a major catastrophe. Not only can a renovation mistake become expensive and unsightly but they could also bring down the value of your home. Here are some mistakes you should avoid when completing a renovation on your property.
Priorities change when you have children, there is so much more you need to take into consideration when looking for a family home. Not only the property itself but also the location and surrounding areas. To help you to find the perfect home for you and your family, we have made a checklist of things you need to consider when you’re planning your next move with your family. … Read More
Alliance Française is making its way back to Brisbane with its newest French Film Festival season. The festival will be showcasing the best entertainment French cinema produced during 2016 back for the 28th time to delight Brisbane film-lovers this March and April.
The Queensland Valuer-General has released current land valuations to reflect the increase in property prices over the last 12 months, which sit at 6% overall (according to Council), though some sectors and localities have experienced greater increases than this. According to Council’s release on the topic, the Valuer-General, Mr Neil Bray, says that “Residential Values have risen in 132 suburbs across Brisbane…’.
Rental yield is an important measurement to landlords because it impacts their cashflow. As such it also affects the ability of landlords to acquire and service additional properties. Did you know that rental yield levels can also act as a coal-mine-canary for the broader property market. If you know what to look for, rental yields hold important clues about the property sales cycle too.