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Ray White Coorparoo

TAKE THE PRESSURE OUT OF SELLING Ray White Coorparoo, a local real estate icon for the past 35 years has retained its dominance in the marketplace and holds the strongest position amongst its competitors in both Real Estate Sales and Property Management Services. We place a high priority on ensuring our team have the highest recognized skill base and have access to the best resources, resulting in the greatest results for our clients'. We are proud of our reputation for having the highest standards of honesty and integrity - our clients' satisfac … read on

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Sellers Take $463m Hit

Property sellers who didn’t hold on to their homes for long enough to take a $463 million bath during the March quarter, selling their homes for less than they originally paid. Despite those significant losses, a new report from RP Data has revealed that nationally the … read on

Busway plan gets project approval.

A LONG-awaited eastern busway on Old Cleveland Rd is a step closer after Federal Government’s key infrastructure advisory body gave it qualified approval to a modified version of a project first proposed 15 years ago. A new northern busway along Gympie Rd from Chermside to … read on

Schools merger scheme dumped

CONTROVERSIAL plans to amalgamate two Brisbane high schools and sell off the ovals of three others have been shelved by the Newman Government. Instead, Education Minister John- Paul Langbroek will today announce $40 million will be spent upgrading the Brisbane State High school, … read on

Cheaper to buy than pay rent in hundreds of spots

WITH interest rates at historical lows and little price growth predicted in the near future, all the fundamentals are aligning to make it the best time to buy. There are 242 suburbs within Queensland where a monthly mortgage repayment is less than monthly rents at the moment, … read on

Brisbane’s draft new City Plan

Brisbane City Council is committed to facilitating economic growth and maintaining prosperity in Brisbane throughsustainable development. As part of this commitment, Council has released the draft new City Plan (ePlan). This draft new City Plan is Council’s plan for the … read on

Revamp in store for hub

AFTER years of waiting, Coorparoo’s major business hub is set for revamp. The former Myer building at Coorparoo has been fast tracked for a $150 million redevelopment into a new retail plaza, after the State Government last week gave Townsville-based Honeycombes Property … read on

Rental pressure easing slightly

While Brisbane’s rental market has been particularly tight in recent years – frequently coming in at under 3 per cent – new figures have revealed that pressure has eased. Only by a little bit, though. The latest figures from SQM Research this week found that nationally the level … read on

Suburb has a fortune in lost super

A SUPERANNUATION gold mine is buried in the suburb of Hawthorne, with a Westpac study revealing that there is more than $5.3 million in lost super in the region – a figure that puts the suburb among the highest in the state. In the recently-released 2013 Westpac Lost Super … read on

Johnno and Trixie from the BLOCK pocketed $205,000

THEY may have been the losers on The Block Sky High finale, but Queensland's Katrina "Trixie" and Mark "Johnno" Johnson now have the money for a deposit on a home and therapy for their autistic son. The lovable battlers from Kenmore, who pocketed $205,000 from the sale … read on

Cloud over college despite scrapped merger plans

CONTROVERSIAL plans to merge Coorparoo secondary College with Brisbane State High School have been shelved by the State Government after strong community opposition. Education Minister John Paul Langbroek made the announcement on Friday to abandon the merger after receiving more … read on

How to prepare your house for an open inspection Tip 1.

Inspections are like a first date. You only get one chance to make that first impression. Set your property up for inspection success with these simple tips. Clean up Yes, it's Captain Obvious, but you'd be surprised. Make sure your whole property is neat and tidy when … read on

Intriguing genre that’s lost for words

THERE is a dilemma that continually pops up in my world of realestate – some properties just defy being categorised.  We all know what a residential property is a place where you or a tenant lives. That’s simple. Then we have industrial property – structures in which … read on

How to prepare your house for an open inspection Tip 3

Inspections are like a first date. You only get one chance to make that first impression. Set your property up for inspection success with these simple tips. Help your pets camouflage One of the most common complaints from potential buyers at open for inspections are those … read on

Interest rate cut in the bag

INTEREST rates are tipped to be slashed to a historic low today on the back of a faltering economy and the weakest annual retail sales growth in 50 years. The case for an interest-rate cut at the Reserve Bank’s monthly board meeting today is regarded as a certainty by … read on

How to prepare your house for an open inspection Tip 7

How to prepare your house for an open inspection Inspections are like a first date. You only get one chance to make that first impression. Set your property up for inspection success with these simple tips. Safety first Whether you're attending the inspection or not, … read on

There’s no limit

THE Surfers Paradise skyline is looking up. Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has unveiled a vision to see the cityscape dotted with super towers like those found in Asia and the Middle East, and he is turning to one of the city’s wealthiest ratepayers for help: the Sultan of … read on

Suburbs cheaper to buy then rent

New RP Data research has found that in 3,230 suburbs across Australia it’s cheaper to pay the interest on a three year fixed interest rate mortgage (based on 5.15% rate*), than it is to pay rent to a landlord. That’s a 180% increase on last year, which stated there were just … read on

6 tips for investing

The last few years have been interesting for property, many investors have been implementing the lessons learned during the GFC and the following recovery. The downturn proved even the best investors can’t predict exact market timings, which is why they don’t try to ‘crystal … read on

What the stats show

Our capital city housing markets bottomed out around May last year and RP Data reported that capital city dwelling values rose in all capital cities other than Hobart over the last year. Not surprisingly, once again our capital cities significantly outperformed regional property … read on

What next for our property markets?

The overall fundamentals for property are sound and our property markets should keep consolidating. Interest rates are likely to drop one or two more times as our economy hits a few more speed bumps causing unemployment to rise a little. But generally our household budgets … read on

Don’t forget passive buyer

RECENTLY, a new term has emerged - the "passive buyer''. I was unfamiliar with the term until this week, but as soon as it was explained to me it made sense. So what is a passive buyer? We are all potential passive buyers - it is a rather large, if unpredictable group. You … read on

Watering Your Lawn The Right Way

When it comes to watering your lawn, the who, what, when, where and why rule applies.  If you want to make the most out of your landscape, you have to know who is responsible for the maintenance, what needs to be done in order to make your lawn thrive, when it’s time to water, … read on

The Allure of Queensland for Property Investor

          Despite an overall economic slowdown, Queensland has remained attractive to property investors in recent years. Out of the top 12 most popular areas for property investors, eight were located in Queensland's regional centres. … read on

Insurance Options when Renovating a Home

          Whether you're constructing a new home or renovating an existing property, it's important to take the necessary precautions to protect your investment. In addition to homeowner's insurance, this also includes insurance held … read on

Chinese buy up Oz homes

Fifth of new properties sold abroad THE Chinese are swooping on Queensland’s cut-price homes to cash in on the next property boom, with a particular eye on the Gold Coast and Cairns. Migrants are helping family and friends in China to skirt Australia’s foreign investment … read on

Property bubble is all hot air

Rising prices show proof of a patchy recovery, not a property bubble OVER the past couple of weekends, residential property auction clearance rates in Sydney and Melbourne have headed back towards levels not seen since the boom prior to the global financial … read on


The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) says the major parties need to reveal their housing policies as part of the Federal election campaign and show how they are going to address affordability and supply challenges. REIA President, Peter Bushby says the great … read on

9 ways to learn a new neighbourhood

            Moving house can be a very disorienting experience, one that’s often made worse if you’re moving miles away from your familiar suburb where your local barista knows your daily order and your dog has a favourite … read on

4 renovation trends for 2013

Wedges and peplum tops may be on the way out, but low maintenance living spaces and multi-purpose rooms are still all the rage. Renovation trends typically stick around for much longer than looks in fashion, so it’s not surprising that we’re seeing similar things to last … read on

How the other half live

Mansion can be your for $90k a month                     A $25 MILLION mansion with its own helipad, a four-level beachfront home with a private skateboard park and a hinterland hideaway with … read on

Bright market outlook

SPRING’S arrival today is expected to trigger an increase in for sale signs with one major real estate group recording a 66 per cent jump in Queenslanders wanting to know what their homes are worth. LJ Hooker’s August results were well above the group’s national average, … read on

It’s plane mad with gridlock in the air

Airport is second busiest. BRISBANE has eclipsed Melbourne as the second-busiest major airport in Australia, with the growth blamed for increasing flight delays. Figures released by Air Services Australia show that flights in and out of Brisbane jumped by more than 15,000 to … read on

Money saving tips for your home Number 3.

We’re saving more to manage rising living costs. Here’s one thing you can do around your property to save money. Ditch the disposables Experts say not buying paper towels is one of the best possible ways to save money at home. So if you’re a big paper towel user, see if … read on

Money saving tips for your home Number 4

We’re saving more to manage rising living costs. Here’s one thing you can do around your property to save money. Keep updates cheap & cheerful Instead of replacing furniture outright or spending heavily on high end decor overalls, try a simple face lift first. A few … read on

Money saving tips for your home Number 5.

We’re saving more to manage rising living costs. Here’s one thing you can do around your property to save money. Get some (air-filtering) houseplants Not everyone has a green thumb, but if you can care for a plant or two they can actually help you save money around the … read on

Money saving tips for your home Number .6

We’re saving more to manage rising living costs. Here’s one thing you can do around your property to save money. Rent-entertainment Don’t overspend on books, movies, music or games that you’re only likely to enjoy once. If you’re going to buy, make sure you truly love that … read on

Money saving tips for your home Number 7.

We’re saving more to manage rising living costs. Here’s one thing you can do around your property to save money. Socks clothes line get an energy audit performed on your home and identify specific improvements you can make around the house to save you money. This might … read on

Money saving tips for your home Number 8.

We’re saving more to manage rising living costs. Here’s one thing you can do around your property to save money. Clean up to stop doubling up Have you ever bought something only to get home and find you already had one of them stashed away in a cupboard? It’s actually very … read on

6 mistakes home sellers make.

Here are six of the most common mistakes homeowners make when trying to sell as quickly as they can. They’re easy traps to fall into, but it’s important to rise above them to get your place sold and for the price you want. 1. Constantly reducing the price, little by … read on

Taxation revenue from property continues to climb in 2012-13

Earlier this week the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released data which revealed that 46.4% of state and local government taxation revenue over the 2012-13 financial year came from property related taxes. The data showed that over the year, state and local governments … read on


Developers are continuing to push ahead with plans for more high rise towers on the fringe of Coorparoo Junction. Maasra Apartments will feature 131 apartments, two levels of office rental and 3 level of underground car parking. (Featured picture) Another eight storey … read on

70/8 Peninsula Avenue, Cornubia, QLD

Perfect for 1st Home Buyers or Downsizers!

Situated in the secure community of Logandale this 3 Bedroom townhouse is a must to inspect. Located conveniently to the M1 making the commute to the Gold Coast and Brisbane a...
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Under Offer

4 Sweetapple Place, Manly West, QLD

Family Focus

Located in an amazing elevated position this spacious lowset home is just perfect for the growing family. Surveying over a 739m2 allotment the block is certainly big enough to...
4 2 4
By Negotiation
  • Next inspection01 Apr, 3.30pm

10/60 Norman Crescent, Norman Park, QLD

View, Views, Views

Located in one of Brisbane's prime locations this 1970's style unit provides the perfect blank canvas for those looking to enhance and personalise this spacious 3 bedroom unit...
3 1 1
By Negotiation
  • Next inspection01 Apr, 1.00pm

42 Moreton Street, Norman Park, QLD

Contemporary Living

Built new in 2011 the stunning contemporary style home will please the most discerning of buyers. Located just minutes to the CBD the home is loaded with clever design...
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  • Next inspection01 Apr, 12.15pm
  • Auction 08 Apr, 2.00pm

30 Marian Street, Coorparoo, QLD

Family Living with City Views

With its commanding city views and rare two-street frontage, this sophisticated 3-level home offers stylish indoor and outdoor spaces that blend seamlessly to create the perfect...
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Offers Over $1,850,000
  • Next inspection01 Apr, 11.15am

29/312 Manly Road, Manly West, QLD

What a Great Place to Start

Surrounded by protected bushland this spacious 2 bedroom townhouse is just perfect for those looking to start in the market place or looking to downsize, relax and enjoy...
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By Negotiation
  • Next inspection01 Apr, 10.00am

312 Manly Road, Manly West, QLD

The Largest Units in the Bayside… Completion Early May

The Range on Manly's exciting new release offers some of the largest 2 and 3 bedroom units in the area, nestled in a secluded bushland setting close to Moreton Bay. Due for...
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From $450,000
  • Next inspection01 Apr, 9.00am

31 Gertrude Street, Highgate Hill, QLD

Threelevel Exclusive Residence with City Views

Anyone familiar with this idyllic location will understand its enduring appeal. Commanding a prominent position, you will be taken by this imposing family residence boasting a...
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Under Offer

11/16 Jellicoe Street, Coorparoo, QLD

Such a Convenient Location..

This spacious top level unit with generous living and large north facing covered balcony with a little glimpse of the city lights is vacant and ready to occupy immediately...
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$380k Plus Buyers

19 Pinecroft Street, Camp Hill, QLD

Charming Renovated Family Home with City Views!

Situated in an elevated position surrounded by million dollar homes capturing breezes and stunning city views this home has been updated by the current owners to a premium...
5 3 2
By Negotiation
  • Next inspection29 Mar, 5.30pm
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