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

In the media: The experts have spoken: Why buying a beach house is (mostly) a great idea

Click here to read Homely’s full article. From original:  Whether you’re bolting or walking into the new year, the idea of an endless summer spent at the beach isn’t far from anyone’s mind. Evenings spent on decks watching the kids play in the garden, with a cold glass of something in your hand or packing… Continue reading In the media: The experts have spoken: Why buying a beach house is (mostly) a great idea

In the media: Sarah was happy renting a home, until circumstances forced her hand

Purchasing a property had always been a fool’s hope for Sarah, according to Nine’s recent article. Click here to read 9Honey’s full article. From original:  Sarah Bannon has lived in rental homes her entire life. “I’ve always lived in rentals all throughout Brisbane,” Bannon, 35, tells 9Honey. Having moved out of home when she was 18, that’s 17 years… Continue reading In the media: Sarah was happy renting a home, until circumstances forced her hand

In the media: Brisbane’s unprecedented rent rises driving some to fast-track their property plans

Brisbane is now the second most expensive city to rent in Australia, according to Domain’s latest rental report. Click here to read Smart Property Investment’s full article. From original:  “The Sunshine State capital presents a challenging picture for those determined to enter the property market, but putting certain plans in place can alleviate some of… Continue reading In the media: Brisbane’s unprecedented rent rises driving some to fast-track their property plans

In the media: Challenging rental conditions are pushing many to buy their first home sooner

Extremely competitive conditions in Brisbane’s rental market have led to unprecedented rent increases. Click here to read Info Choice’s full article. From original:  “The escalating cost of renting in Brisbane is driving many renters to buy their first homes sooner than they are ready, a local buyers agent revealed. Brisbane’s limited rental stock has failed to keep pace… Continue reading In the media: Challenging rental conditions are pushing many to buy their first home sooner

In the media: Brisbane’s soaring rents spark surge in first home buyer activity

In this savings.com.au article, LJBA director Lauren Jones explained that challenging rental conditions in Brisbane are driving an uptick in first home buyer activity.     Click here to read the full article.  From original: “Despite the increasing gloom surrounding first home buyers getting into the housing market, here is some expert advice that may… Continue reading In the media: Brisbane’s soaring rents spark surge in first home buyer activity

Why would you sell a property off-market?

While the traditional approach to real estate involves listing properties on public platforms, there is a growing number of properties being sold discreetly – off-market. When majority of modern buyers find their next home on these well-known, high-traffic online platforms, why would a seller choose to sell off-market instead?   Reduced Competition With off-market deals,… Continue reading Why would you sell a property off-market?

In the media: Brisbane experiencing high demand, low supply

How is the Brisbane property market likely to perform in 2024?   Click here to read Queensland Property Investor’s full article.  From original:  “The Sunshine State’s capital is quickly becoming a honeypot for investors thanks to its strong rental conditions and soaring demand. Lauren Jones, the Brisbane-based principal of Lauren Jones Buyers Agent, has seen… Continue reading In the media: Brisbane experiencing high demand, low supply

The First Home Buyer’s Guide: Unlocking Success with a Buyers Agent

In the ever-evolving, ever-overwhelming real estate scene, the journey to homeownership has become increasingly complex—especially for our dear first-time buyers. Between the high-pressure decision of finding a suitable, affordable home, and navigating the property market, first home buyers often find themselves feeling exhausted and unequipped. Indeed, settling a realistic budget and understanding neighbourhood trends, property… Continue reading The First Home Buyer’s Guide: Unlocking Success with a Buyers Agent