First National Real Estate Nerang was recognised for its outstanding achievement at the General Excellence and Marketing (GEM) Awards on Saturday night at Sofitel Brisbane.
First National Real Estate is Australia’s largest independent real estate network and its gala evening celebrated the best of Queensland’s real estate performances over the past year which, according to First National Real Estate Nerang, Principal, Mike Gray, required considerable focus and discipline to achieve.
“While the property market showed signs of recovery last year, conditions … more »
By Nikki Taylor
Not a pet lover? Well statistics show that if you want a line-up of potential tenants outside your investment property, allowing pets is the way to go.
If you want to avoid being in the dog house when it’s time to make your mortgage payments, allowing tenants to have pets could increase your chances of keeping any rental property from being empty.
The numbers bark, meow and speak for themselves.
According to the RSPCA, of the 7.5 million Australian households – 63% include a pet. If you care to grab the … more »
As an accredited member of the REIQ (Real Estate Institute QLD) we are able to offer you access to the REIQ publication ‘Queensland Market Monitor’ FREE of charge. This very informative publication is now available for your viewing. Whether you’re an astute investor or a potential home buyer, QMM enables you to conduct valuable comparisons among regions and market segments, while keeping you completely informed of all the latest trends affecting the Queensland residential property industry.
Even as the leaves begin to fall, there is no reason not to put your house on the market this autumn, according to First National Real Estate Nerang.
Plan ahead for an autumn sale
“Traditionally, spring and summer were seen as the peak seasons for real estate activity,” said First National Nerang Principal, Mike Gray.
“However the strong momentum we’ve seen throughout spring and summer is anticipated to continue well into autumn, if not right … more »
No one wants to feel cramped in their own home, but a small room with the wrong decor can leave you feeling trapped and surrounded.
Fortunately, there are plenty of easy ways to make even small spaces feel open and expansive.
Keep it light
Common wisdom goes that light colours should always be used in small spaces. Think cream and sky blue, and avoid blacks and dark reds.
Also, try to keep your colour scheme matching throughout the room, as clashing … more »
Opening up your doors to strangers to inspect your home may seem a little unsettling as an idea. The pedantic side of you might spring straight for the cleaning cupboard to ensure your home is in tip-top condition. Another part of you might go through your house to make sure each room looks its best. The shy person within may say, no, this is no way to market my home.
The spare room is often an area that isn’t used for … more »