Keeping your cool as Brisbane’s unit market heats up

  Brisbane’s unit market is showing early signs of continuing last year’s momentum in 2024, with sales, price growth, and rental yields all on the rise.   A Data-Backed Deep Dive into the Unit Value Boom   According to realestate.com.au, the Brisbane apartment market has seen a significant boom, with 817 apartments sold in 2023,… Continue reading Keeping your cool as Brisbane’s unit market heats up

In the media: The families who own a home but choose to rent instead

“One rentvestor who bought is thrilled with the capital growth and flexible lifestyle, but another says he would do things differently if doing it again. Here’s how to rentvest – the smart way.”  Reported by Wealth Reporter Lucy Dean and featuring the commentary of Brisbane buyers agent Lauren Jones, this Australian Financial Review article discusses… Continue reading In the media: The families who own a home but choose to rent instead

In the media: Which is the better buy? A unit in an old apartment building or a newer one?

  Click here to tune into the discussion between Brisbane buyers agent Lauren Jones and other industry professionals, regarding the rise of newer buyers opting for cheaper properties.      From original:    “As houses become more expensive nationwide, many first-time buyers have turned to apartments to enter the property market.     However, just… Continue reading In the media: Which is the better buy? A unit in an old apartment building or a newer one?

Queensland’s auction laws leaving buyers in the dark

Queensland’s unique approach to property auctions is causing confusion and uncertainty among prospective buyers, particularly those new to the market, according to a local buyer’s agent. Unlike other states such as New South Wales and Victoria, where auction price guides are commonly provided, Queensland law prohibits agents from giving buyers an indicative selling price. Lauren… Continue reading Queensland’s auction laws leaving buyers in the dark

In the media: The BNI Effect Ep4 with Lauren Jones – Finding Balance with BNI

“On The BNI Effect Ep 4 with Tony Meredith, join Lauren Jones as she shares her journey from skepticism to success with BNI! As a buyer’s agent and president of the BNI Gateway chapter, Lauren has expanded her business through connections in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, attending over 20 chapters in just one month. Discover… Continue reading In the media: The BNI Effect Ep4 with Lauren Jones – Finding Balance with BNI

In the media: Will we see another interest rate rise? Property experts discuss.

Check out the full Homely article here.    From original:    “Australia’s property market continues to grow as evidenced by CoreLogic’s latest data showing a 0.6% increase in property prices for April. This marks the 15th consecutive month of price increases, bringing the national median dwelling value to $779,819. Despite higher interest rates, worsening housing… Continue reading In the media: Will we see another interest rate rise? Property experts discuss.

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: 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.