State of the market – Winter 2022

The current real estate market can be characterised as ‘stable’. Overall, there has been a slowdown and this is creating a more constant situation, where buyers have more time to make decisions. The sense of panic that we witnessed as recently as six months ago is...

State of the market – Autumn 2022

Given the size and magnitude of the recent flood emergency, just how the floods will affect the local property market is hard to know.  After the Brisbane floods of 2011, some flood impacted suburbs experienced a 6-10 per cent loss in value, so we can guestimate a 10...

State of the market – Spring 2020

In these (cliché alert) unpredictable and unprecedented times (we did warn you) many of you might expect us to report that real estate is flat lining right now. We are happy to report that it is anything but. In fact, we are presently riding a little wave, although it...

State of the market – Winter 2020

There has been much talk about these ‘unprecedented’ times. As a word, it is getting an unprecedented amount of coverage. So, we will just refer to the period of Autumn 2020 as ‘unusual’. In April and May, life in the world of real estate (and everywhere else) was...

State of the market – Autumn 2020

Aside from the usual holiday speculators, the festive season is not traditionally a busy time in real estate; but this year has proven to be an exception. There was genuine high interest and activity throughout December and January, with many properties sold. During...

State of the market – Winter 2019

Well, it’s a very curious market that we are finding ourselves in, with a bunch of outside influences helping to shape it.  Overall, the last three months have been relatively quiet; but careful analysis shows that it was never going to be anything but a modest...