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Marketing. Why you need it to sell or rent property in Brisbane

November 29, 2018

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Your home is unique, both as a place that you have built memories, but also as a significant investment. So when you’re looking at selling or renting your home it’s important that you maximise your return on your investment. Marketing your property can help you do just that. How to maximise your investment property in […]

Where do these common Brisbane property terms come from?

November 18, 2018

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Here is the history of four commonly used real estate terms that all Brisbane property punters will have come across: “Real Estate” – The first documented use of this term was in the 1600s. “Estate” is derived from the Latin words “stare” (meaning “to stand”) and “status” (meaning “state or condition”). The use of “Real” […]

Brisbane real estate - then & now

September 10, 2018

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Australian and Brisbane real estate – 1993 versus 2018 Over the past 25 years the Australian and Brisbane real estate market has shown some extraordinary changes. There have been five distinct growth cycles during this period which has seen the national median house value grow by 412%! To put this in perspective, the ASX All Ordinaries […]

August 2018 Brisbane Property Market Update

August 29, 2018

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This article was written with reference to the August 2018 Brisbane Property Market Update Report from CoreLogic. Brisbane property market update Here are some key statistics for the Brisbane property market performance up to 31 July 2018: The Brisbane property market has become one of the best performing capital city markets. However, it’s not because […]

Brisbane's densest suburbs

June 6, 2018

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It’s no secret that Brisbane’s city centre and surrounding suburbs are getting denser. With new developments cropping up around Brisbane let’s see which suburbs are now considered the densest.   Brisbane’s top 7 densest suburbs are – Kangaroo Point (home to 6,804 people per square kilometre) New Farm (6,453 people per square kilometre) Fortitude Valley […]

How Brisbane property punters can prepare for 2018

February 16, 2018

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It’s the question on the lips of Brisbane property punters, homeowners and wannabe buyers – What will happen in 2018 and how can we prepare? Below are Blocksidge Real Estate’s tips for Brisbane property punters to get ready for 2018. 1. Be prepared for mortgage rates to rise Financial markets predict the Reserve Bank will lift […]

2018 Brisbane Property Trends

January 29, 2018

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Like all Brisbane property professionals, investors and enthusiasts we are excited to see what 2018 will bring our fair city. After the ups and down that 2017 brought, we think there’s a good chance 2018 will be a better year.   What did Australian and Brisbane property look like in 2017? 2017 was the year […]

Common Enquiries from Brisbane Property Owners & Tenants

December 22, 2017

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Here are the top five most frequent enquiries our industry receives from Brisbane property owners and tenants. Bond enquiries Generally from tenants, these enquiries make almost a third of all enquiries. The most common question is about when the bond monies will be returned.   Ending a tenancy These can be questions about the process […]

Brisbane House Buyers Checklist

November 8, 2017

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For Brisbane house buyers it’s helpful to have a checklist of things to consider. Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions we ever make, whether it’s in Brisbane or somewhere else, and as such it can take up a lot of time. It’s also very easy to fall into the trap of letting […]

Horrible histories: What do agents have to reveal about the history of a Brisbane property

October 30, 2017

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Whether you’re renting, buying or selling a home, real estate agents must provide relevant, pertinent and necessary information. This includes not misleading you and using fair contract terms in line with Queensland and Australian laws. So they must disclose any nasty skeletons that may be hiding in the history of a Brisbane property…   What […]

Brisbane First Home Buyers

October 20, 2017

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Brisbane first home buyers rejoice! Our beautiful city is being held up as an example to the rest of the country of housing affordability. A recent search showed 92 suburbs in the greater Brisbane area have a median price below the average purchasing power ($392,000) of Brisbane first-home buyers. This means Brisbane first home buyers […]

Ultimate Moving Checklist

September 8, 2017


If you need to move sometime soon and haven’t found your next home take a look at our current sale properties or rental properties! Moving to a new home is a huge and often stressful project to undertake without proper planning and preparation. However, if you put the right steps in place, moving day can […]

Brisbane Commercial Property Market Update

July 20, 2017

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Brisbane commercial property update 1: Industrial sector It’s been reported that there is a limited availability of industrial stock, particularly in the southern section of the south precinct. Some agents are also reporting limited land opportunities for large-scale facilities. This is expected to place pressure on yields for industrial property in the future. There is apparently […]

Highlights from REIQ's Queensland Market Monitor Report

June 16, 2017

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We’ve reviewed the latest Queensland Market Monitor report and taken the key points for the Brisbane property market. We’ve also included some points on the Queensland, Greater Brisbane and other Capital Citys’ market performance. QUEENSLAND MARKET – HOUSES The Queensland median house price increased from $467,000 to $469,500 over the quarter Compared to 12 months ago, […]

11 ways to use your Brisbane property to help you earn a little extra cash

April 20, 2017

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If you’re interested in paying down the mortgage faster or topping up your savings, read Blocksidge’s 11 ways to use your Brisbane property to earn some extra cash. Rent out a spare room Everyone’s heard of Airbnb and over 87,000 Australians have already registered. So if you have a spare room, or a whole house […]

Recent Trends in the Brisbane Property Market

December 7, 2016

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Although activity in the Brisbane property market has quietened slightly, it remains in good shape overall. Brisbane real estate is still performing well due to the continuation of low interest rates and relative affordability when compared to other capital cities. While the Brisbane housing market is still extremely strong, the Brisbane unit market is starting […]

What will Brisbane property prices be in 5 years?

November 1, 2016

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Most property investors would be willing to give an arm and a leg in order to get a glimpse of what is to come. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have that option. Instead we’ve got to use available information to help us determine what Brisbane property prices will be in the future.     So the big […]

Brisbane Property Prices

July 22, 2016

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Brisbane property prices are currently at an all time high. Never have owners been so excited to sell property, and a good option for buyers to get into the market while interest rates are very low.   At times it is possible to become so engrossed in analyzing weekly data concerning the Australian economy and housing markets that we […]