In the media: Squashing the stigma around buying and selling property at the same time

Read the full Homely article here. From original: A logistical juggling act, a financial frenzy, and an emotional rollercoaster like no other in the world of real estate—this is the stigma around buying and selling at the same. One so strong that even the most seasoned homeowners are warded off from considering such a venture. It’s… Continue reading In the media: Squashing the stigma around buying and selling property at the same time

Rising Trend: Middle-Aged First-Time Homebuyers Confront Soaring Property Prices

An in-depth look at the growing trend of middle-aged Australians buying their first homes, amidst rising property prices and economic shifts.  Read full BNN article here. From original: “The phenomenon of first-time homebuyers entering the market in their forties and fifties is becoming increasingly common, driven by record-high property prices in cities across Australia. Brisbane buyers agent… Continue reading Rising Trend: Middle-Aged First-Time Homebuyers Confront Soaring Property Prices

In the media: Brisbane buyers agent Lauren Jones says the number of first homebuyers in their 40s and 50s is on the rise

From original article: The number of first-home buyers in their forties and fifties is rising as soaring house prices drag out the length of time it takes to save a deposit. Brisbane buyers agent Lauren Jones said it is now quite common to see middle-aged buyers entering the property market for the first time. “Property prices… Continue reading In the media: Brisbane buyers agent Lauren Jones says the number of first homebuyers in their 40s and 50s is on the rise

In the media: Australia’s best property options under $500,000 – but don’t bother looking in Sydney

Check out the full article here. From original: “Buyers looking for real estate priced below $500,000 may feel they’re facing mission impossible but there are capital city suburbs and regional areas where liveable properties can be found on this budget. Are there any decent properties that can be bought in Australia for less than half… Continue reading In the media: Australia’s best property options under $500,000 – but don’t bother looking in Sydney

In the media: Home loan pre-approval:  Is it worth the hassle for homebuyers?

Click here to read Homely’s full article.  From original: “So, you’ve found your dream home—the one you just pictured—and have confidently submitted an offer. You’re convinced that your steady job and perfect credit score will pull you through, despite bypassing the pre-approval process. However, when the property’s seller receives multiple offers and leans toward those with… Continue reading In the media: Home loan pre-approval:  Is it worth the hassle for homebuyers?

In the media: The 20 best suburbs for home sellers in Brisbane

In a data-backed, breaking article by Townsville Bulletin, Brisbane’s top 20 most sellable suburbs are revealed. As well, Lauren Jones provides valuable insight into Brisbane’s seller’s market, suggesting regions where homeowners should consider listing now.      Click here to read the Townsville Bulletin’s full article.     

In the media: Revealed: The suburbs where you are most at risk of overpaying

With the help of expert insight from our very own Buyers Agent Lauren Jones, Courier Mail reveals Brisbane’s top 20 real estate danger zones. Brace yourself for a suburb-by-suburb breakdown of regions at risk.      Click here to read the full article.

In the media: Is the cost of building a new house putting you off? Here’s what the experts suggest instead.

The decline of new builds in Australia has been a consistent trend for a number of years, with only 13,085 Australian building approvals made in December of 2023.  See what Lauren Jones has to say about new builds, knock down rebuilds, and the silver linings within it all.  Click here to read the full article.

In the media: This is how long it takes a first-home buyer to save for a deposit in every capital of Australia

Click here to read Domain’s full article.  From original:  “Sydney-based technical project manager Stacey Matthews is one of many first-home buyers who has struggled to save for a 20 per cent deposit. She spent a decade saving and managed about 18 per cent before finally deciding it made more financial sense to bite the bullet and… Continue reading In the media: This is how long it takes a first-home buyer to save for a deposit in every capital of Australia

In the media: What southerners need to know about buying in Brisbane, with Lauren Jones

  In this Wednesday’s episode of MCG Quantity Surveyors’ Geared for Growth podcast, host Mike is joined by our very own Lauren Jones. Together, they uncover the idiosyncrasies of investing in the Brisbane property market.    Check out the full podcast right here!   Podcast Transcript   It’s no secret that property buyers from southern… Continue reading In the media: What southerners need to know about buying in Brisbane, with Lauren Jones