HomeBuilder Program Extended

HomeBuilder Program Extended by the Morrison Government

On 29th November 2020, the Morrison Government announced an extension of the HomeBuilder Program until 31 March 2021.

According to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the HomeBuilder Program is highly effective and is driving demand in the construction sector of Australia and protecting jobs by supporting the construction of new homes and home renovations.

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The Prime Minister said: “HomeBuilder is a key part of my government’s Economic Recovery Plan for Australia. We’re keeping people in jobs and putting Australians’ dream homes within reach.”

“It’s critical we keep the momentum up for Australia’s economic recovery.”

“Extending HomeBuilder will mean a steady pipeline of construction activity to keep tradies on the tools.”

Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer, Michael Sukkar, said that HomeBuilder program would also be adjusted for the building and housing market’s conditions.

Therefore, for another 3 months, the HomeBuilder Grant will be extended, from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021.

Until 31 December 2020, the HomeBuilder grant will remain $25,000.

However, for all new build contracts signed between 1 January 2021 and 31 march 2021, 

  • Eligible owner-occupier purchasers will receive a $15,000 HomeBuilder Grant; and
  • The property price caps for new builds in Victoria & New South Wales will be increased. $950,000 for NSW and $850,000 for Victoria, while the property price cap for other states and Territories will remain $750,000.
  • The construction commencement deadline will be extended from three months to six months for all eligible contracts signed on or after 4 June 2020.

Minister Sukkar said that the most recent data showed HomeBuilder had already had around 24,000 applications, on track to exceed expected take up levels.

“This has been a highly effective program that’s delivering real results for home buyers and has kept tradies in work throughout the COVID pandemic,” Minister Sukkar said.

The latest Housing Industry Association’s new home sales data shows sales are 31.6 percent higher in the three months to October 2020 when compared with the same time last year. And according to Minister Sukkar, this is proof that the HomeBuilder Program is a success.

“This is a temporary and targeted program and we want to give buyers the confidence and support to enter the market right now at a time when the economy needs it most.”

This announcement builds upon the extension of the First Home Loan Scheme (announced in the Budget). The Scheme itself delivered thousands of guaranteed loans to allow first home buyers to obtain a home loan to build a new home or purchase a newly built home, with a deposit of as low as 5%.

Together, this represents an unprecedented level of Federal Government assistance for home buyers and the construction industry alike.

With the record Low-Interest Rates at the moment, wouldn’t it make sense to buy your new home right now? 

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Mortgage Lending Restrictions Relaxed by APRA

Will the home loan rule relaxation from APRA allow for bigger mortgages?

Yes, people may be eligible for larger home loans as APRA allows lenders to change the way they assess a prospective home buyer’s ability to meet repayments.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has decided to relax stringent lending restrictions on banks and other financial institutions.

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The First Home Buyer will have an additional benefit: The First Home Owners grant

What does that mean for you? 

Banks no longer need to check to see whether their residential customers can afford, at least, a 7 percent interest rate on their home loan repayments. 

Under the new standard, implemented by APRA on Friday, 6 July 2019, the banks will have the freedom to set their own serviceability buffers. 

However, the regulator said on Friday that banks can set their own minimum interest rate floor and do their calculations, using a 2.5% buffer.

Therefore, as many banks now offering variable mortgage rates in the

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low-3%s, many borrowers are likely to be tested at a rate below 6% per annum when banks decide whether they can afford to repay their loan.

APRA’s chairman, Mr. Wayne Byers said: “In the prevailing environment, a serviceability floor of more than 7% is higher than necessary for ADIs (Australian deposit-taking institutions) to maintain sound lending standards,”

However, your household debt will still be taken into consideration.

According to an analysis done by Rate City, a family on an average household income of $109,688 would be able to borrow up to around $60,000 more if their loan was assessed at 6.25%.

For a single person in the same scenario, it allows him/her to borrow up to about $50,000.

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Wayne Byres said that the switch was justified by the ultra-low cash rate set by the RBA of 1%.

APRA’s chairman, Byres said: “The changes being finalised today are not intended to signal any lessening in the importance Apra places on the maintenance of sound lending standards,”

“This updated guidance provides ADIs (authorised deposit-taking institutions) with greater flexibility to set their own serviceability floors while maintaining a measure of prudence.”

Byres said that the new rules were appropriate in the current market.

The average interest rate on a standard variable rate loan is set to drop below 4% when lenders reduce mortgage costs, in response to this week’s second straight monthly reduction in the cash rate by the Reserve Bank.

“In the prevailing environment, a serviceability floor of more than 7% is higher than necessary for ADIs to maintain sound lending standards,” Byres said.

“Additionally, the widespread use of differential pricing for different types of loans has challenged the merit of a uniform interest rate floor across all mortgage products.”

When Apra first introduced the serviceability guidance in December 2014, the official cash rate was 2.5 percent in an effort to reinforce sound residential lending standards.

For nearly three years the cash rate was at a historic low of 1.5% before being cut in June and July by .25 percentage points, to reach its current 1%.

Four of the big banks have passed on the majority of the recent cuts to customers, however, they have pocketed some of the cut in the interests of savers, shareholders and their bottom line.

Byres said it is crucial that lenders remain vigilant since he acknowledged that Australian households were already highly leveraged.

“With many risk factors remaining in place, such as high household debt, and subdued income growth, it is important that ADIs actively consider their portfolio mix and risk appetite in setting their own serviceability floors,” Wayne Byres said.

“Furthermore, they should regularly review these to ensure their approach to loan serviceability remains appropriate.”

Byres said that a majority of the 26 submissions Apra received since May had supported its proposals.

Source: The Guardian

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Affordable Homes

Where will you find the Best Affordable Homes around Brisbane?

Affordable Homes

For people who are earning more than $75,000 per year and looking for New Affordable Homes For sale, check out the list of Greater Brisbane suburbs with prices under $400,000

  • Eagleby – Price: $230,000 that offers 6.3% Rental yield
  • Burpengary – From $367,000
  • Morayfield – From $380,000
  • Caboolture – From $399,900
  • Bahr Scrub – From $389,000
  • Logan Reserve – From $369,900
  • Redbank Plains – From $399,900
  • Flagstone – From $399,900

 

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Affordable Homes

What is considered as Affordable Homes?

Well, since every person is different with a different income, one can’t really say that a specific price range that describes affordable homes. It relates more to the individual’s ability to repay a home loan.

The affordability for each person can be determined by calculating the repayments of a home loan. We will put you in touch with a mortgage broker to assist you for the best results. 

Let’s start with the first on our list….Eagleby:

Eagleby

Price: $230,000 – 6.10% to 6.3% Rent Return – Investors Only

Eagleby

You don’t see this often….an investment property for under $250,000!

More information on the project:

This project is a boutique size development made up of 18 townhouses offering 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and single car lock up garage homes.

All townhouses have an open plan kitchen and living room, with split system reverse cycle air conditioning to present comfortable living for residents.

Centrally positioned, this development is located approximately 35km south of Brisbane’s CBD within the Logan City region.

This popular community is located near train stations, the Pacific Motorway and the Logan Motorway, making commuting to the Brisbane CBD or Gold Coast a viable option.

With Logan Hyperdome Shopping Centre and entertainment precinct just a stone’s throw away, this complex has your everyday needs covered.

Close to a selection of highly reputable private and state schools, TAFE’s, and childcare centres as well as golf courses and country clubs, this development is an ideal place for families to grow.

Property Features:

Stone benchtops & stainless-steel appliances to kitchen
Ceiling fan light to bedroom
Remote control garage door
Vertical blinds throughout
Air-conditioner to living area
Security screens to windows & all external doors

Burpengary

Prices from $367,000

Affordable homes in Burpengary

Affordable homes in Burpengary From $367,000

 

This is one of our One Contract House and Land Packages with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms and 1 garage plus a patio area.

Like all our House and Land packages, this is a Fixed Price, Turn Key solution.

Burpengary, Morayfield and Caboolture are all in the Morton Bay Regional Council Area, spanning 2,037 square kilometres is located in south-east Queensland and is bounded by the Sunshine Coast Council area in the north, Moreton Bay in the east, Brisbane City in the south, and the Somerset Regional Council area in the west.

The Moreton Bay region is the key growth corridor north of Brisbane. Its major centres are a short distance from Brisbane’s city centre (Strathpine 22kms, North Lakes 30km, Redcliffe 35kms and Caboolture 50kms). The region has easy access to the Brisbane CBD, Brisbane Airport, Port of Brisbane and major transport routes in South East Queensland.

Its ease of access and competitively priced residential and commercial premises and land has attracted numerous new residents, a highly skilled workforce and over 27,000 businesses (2018) and has underpinned the region’s strong economic performance.

Moreton Bay Regional Council is committed to improving the attractiveness of its main centres of business and employment and to providing opportunities for local business growth, and new business investment to support and complement continued strong population growth in the region.   Source: Remplan Economy

Morayfield

Prices from $380,000

Homes for sale in Morayfield

Morayfield has several Affordable Homes available at the moment

Caboolture

Prices from$399,900

Caboolture

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Bahr Scrub

Prices from $399,000

Bahr Scrub

Have you thought of living in Bahr Scrub?

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Perfectly placed amongst abundant amenity, Bahr Scrub is located in the thriving growth corridor between Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

With the Pacific Motorway (M1) 5.4km from Bahr Scrub and the nearby convenience of Beenleigh train station, commuting to work or enjoying a weekend escape is easy.

Grab a cup of coffee and fresh vegetables at the Early Bird and Breakfast Markets, indulge in retail therapy at City Road, Beenleigh and enjoy the convenience of your local Holmview Central Shopping Centre.

The area includes many places to socialise. Catch up with friends over a quiet drink at the Windaroo Tavern or indulge in the famous choc chip waffles at the Belgian Chocolate Saloon.

Hammel Park is home to a range of sporting clubs including the Beenleigh Rugby Club and Beenleigh Netball Club. There’s something for everyone, of all ages.

Bahr Scrub has a wide range of educational facilities within a 10km radius of home. For every child, of every age, you’ll find the perfect school for your children.

There are 32 child care centres conveniently located within a 10km radius of the Estate, ensuring your little ones will have access to early learning.

When it’s time for your child to start school, you can choose from Windaroo State Primary School, Beenleigh State School, Eagleby South State School, Eagleby State School and Canterbury College, all within a 10km radius of Brookhaven.

There are four schools within 10km of the estate, Windaroo Valley State High School, Canterbury College, Trinity College and Beenleigh State High School.

Griffith University Logan Campus is conveniently located just 15km from home.

Surrounded by rolling hills and framed by picturesque brooks, this master-planned community marries connectivity and privacy in a green pocket of tranquillity. The environment provides an idyllic backdrop for a range of community spaces, including viewing platforms, fitness nodes, walking trails, mountain biking trails, community gardens and local parks. Here, you can build the life you love with a house design of your choosing, or a carefully designed house and land package.

Surrounded by a diverse range of native flora and fauna including eucalyptus trees and tea trees, here, children and adults alike will be enchanted by the landscape that is so quintessentially Australian.

It’s more than a place where people and their families simply exist. It’s a place to discover the beauty around you at, Bahrs Hill and Clarks Hill and Buccan Conservation Park, a subtropical park home to kookaburras, koalas and abundant natural wildlife.

In my opinion, this is the ideal place to invest in. Whether you want to live there, or rent the house out, there are so many advantages.

Killara

Prices From $369,900

Kilara

Killara is worth checking out

Information about Killara and Logan Reserve:

Award-winning architecturally designed homes in a contemporary master-planned community in Logan Reserve.

The Single story terraces are designed to make the most of the surrounding green bushland whilst living in ultimate urban style. Enjoy low maintenance living combined with fresh open space, inspiring outdoor recreational areas and a vibrant community. With options for 3-bedroom, single garage and 4-bedroom, double garage homes all-encompassing high-quality inclusions.

Take advantage of this Full Turn Key Packages that starts from $369,900, with quality inclusions like:  stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, stone kitchen bench top, LED lighting, quality bathroom accessories, reverse cycle split-system air-conditioning, letterbox & fencing and fully exposed aggregate driveway.

The internal colour scheme has been styled and selected by professional interior designers, bringing a contemporary feel and a fresh perspective to your new home.

If it is an investment property you’re after, then this may be a good option for you, since the location is perfect for people who need to be close to train stations, the motorway and want to be close to beautiful park lands as well.

Where Nature meets Urban Style

The Estate is surrounded by green bush land and family park lands. It features boutique neighbourhoods, each with a character all its own, giving you a sense of exclusivity and intimacy with the surrounding environment. Active lifestyle is designed in to this address with multiple active and passive parkland spaces, including: adventure trails, parkland tracks, fitness stations and interactive play areas. This master planned address positions you on the doorstep of a vast range of established local amenities.

8 Reasons why you’ll love living in Logan Reserve:

  • One of Queensland’s key growth areas
  • 10 different education options within 10km
  • A short drive to the Hyperdome with an array of cafes and restaurants
  • 15 minutes to the Loganlea train station
  • Bus stops on Chambers Hill Road
  • Minutes to major shopping centres
  • Walking distance to Stoneleigh Reserve Park
  • Outdoor recreational activities

Redbank Plains

Prices from $399,900

Eden’s Crossing

Eden's Crossing

Have you ever looked into Eden’s Crossing in Redbank Plains?

Information on Eden’s Crossing

Eden’s Crossing is a Master Planned Community which is only:

 30 minutes from Brisbane

 15 minutes from Ipswich

 5 minutes to Springfield

 55 minutes to The Gold Coast

More than 200 families have already moved in to Eden’s Crossing to be close to the existing schools, future neighbourhood shopping, sports fields and creek side park lands. The community is growing quickly so infrastructure is being put in place to support that.

The master planned Eden’s Crossing community is next door to the new Fernbrooke State School and Staines Memorial College and will eventually be home to more than 1,200 families. Currently, Mt Juillerat Drive terminates at Creekstone Avenue and motorists backtrack to the existing onramp at Augustine Heights to get on to Centenary Highway.

Schools around Eden’s Crossing

Whatever style of education your family needs, Eden’s Crossing provides a huge choice of options. Eight childcare centres can be found within 5km of home, while local Redbank Plains Primary School and Redbank Plains High are on your doorstep.

A variety of private and state schools are also close by, including Staines Memorial College, West Moreton Anglican College, St Mary’s College, Springfield Anglican College, Ipswich Jnr Grammar, Ipswich Grammar, St Augustine’s College and Fernbrooke State School opened in 2017.

For tertiary students, the University of Southern Queensland is within a 5km drive, and the University of Southern Queensland Ipswich Campus is just 12.5km away.

Local Transport

With a number of major transport links close by, there’s no doubt Eden’s Crossing is a well-connected community. Future direct access to Centenary Highway will put Springfield Central within 5 minutes drive, while current arterial roads make the journey into Brisbane, Ipswich or the Gold Coast easily accessible.

Public transport services are also close by, with the nearby Springfield Central Station providing direct rail service to Brisbane (approx 40 minutes travel to Brisbane). (A train station in Redbank Plains is in the planning)

Local Parks around Eden’s Crossing

Eden’s Crossing provides 35 hectares of green open space, kilometers of hike and bike paths, four large parks, plus sports ovals and local parks.

You’ll have plenty of options to enjoy the sunshine with friends and family to relax and unwind. Start your day with a hike, leisurely walk, bike ride or enjoy a picnic in the afternoon at White Rock Spring Mountain Conservation Reserve.

Eden’s Crossing has everything you and your family need to live a healthy, active lifestyle. A number of regional parks can also be found nearby, including Redbank Plains Recreational Reserve, featuring sporting fields and a skate park.

The Robelle Domain central parkland is a world-class recreational space with a huge variety of scenic and interactive spaces including the Springfield Lagoon.

But that’s not all the parklands have to offer: treetop walks, shady picnic areas, land art pyramids, artwork, beautiful exhibition gardens, and expansive grassy spaces perfect for large community events and gatherings are all here. The best part is that all this is only 10 minutes away, plus with direct access to the Centenary Highway in 2018, you’ll be even closer.

Flinders View

Prices from $399,900

Flagstone

Flagstone is a forward-looking development with city status in its sights

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Flagstone puts you in reach of a life surrounded by nature combined with all the modern-living musts: convenience, connectedness, community, and that other word beginning with C: choice. And with a 128ha CBD continuing to take shape, life at Flagstone gets more appealing with each breaking day.

Queensland Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Planning and Infrastructure, Cameron Dick was at Flagstone where he announced the finalisation of the infrastructure agreement for the Greater Flagstone Priority Development Area (PDA).

The Minister said it was the biggest infrastructure deal of its type by any Government in Australia – noting that Greater Flagstone PDA ranked as one of the top 20 biggest towns and cities in Australia. Such exciting times ahead for Flagstonians! 

This article was taken from Chanel 9 News.

Two new water parks planned for the city.

Logan City Council and developer Peet will stump up a joint $5 million to build the two water play areas — one at Logan Central and the other at Flagstone. The Flagstone site will be at the new Flagstone Regional Park, in Flagstonian Drive, next to a skate plaza, dog park and one of the biggest community playgrounds in southeast Queensland.

Construction has started on the brand new Coles Flagstone Village Shopping Centre! The new commercial precinct will include 9 specialty stores, 240 carparks and a full size Coles supermarket.

The new store will create 200 construction jobs and an additional 100 retail jobs when it opens in mid-2020. It’s a great addition for residents at Flagstone, who will be well served by a rapidly expanding range of lively retail, commercial and hospitality options.

Young men and women can now learn the tricks of the construction trade at the South-East’s newest Trades College at Flagstone.

This article was taken from Chanel 9 News.

A NEW telecommunications transmission tower is being built to boost mobile phone coverage in Flagstone.

Vodafone has signed a lease with developers Peet Limited to construct a 35-metre tower in Gates Road, between the new Coles supermarket site and the railway line. It is expected to be operational by year’s end.

The announcement has been welcomed by Logan Country Safe City, the group that lobbied long and hard for action in the mobile blackspot and the outgoing president of Flagstone Community Association.

The article was published in The Jimboomba Times, 29 July 2018. Click HERE to read the full article.

Adventure Playground

Great news for Families who are living around Flagstone!

One of the biggest playgrounds in South-East Queensland opens at Flagstone on Saturday, December 15, ready for the first day of the school holidays.
The community will get its first chance to try the epic new $4 million adventure playground as the state’s 800,000 school students head into the long summer break.

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The Effect of RBA Interest Rates

What is the effect of the RBA Rate Cuts?

Interest Rates

The RBA rate cut may have a positive outcome for home buyers

Interest Rates

The uncertainty that some people may have experienced just before the federal election, is behind us now. Thank goodness for that, as it affected the decision making of so many.

Since the election results were finalised we’ve seen a number of interesting subplots play out with many market pundits predicting a faster than expected rebound in housing prices and a more positive outlook for the broader economy.

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How will that affect the property market? Well….I suggest we rather look at the effect it may have on the mortgage sector. Here are a few key things we’ve noticed that could have a positive impact on the Mortgage sector:

RBA Interest Rates

 

RBA Interest Rate

Will you save with the new RBA Interest Rate?

RBA Rate Cut

There is widespread speculation about the possible cuts to the official cash rate, by the RBA. Economists have recast their predictions post the election with at least one rate cut of 0.25% predicted as early as June, and some predicting a further 2-3 cuts before the end of 2019.

The impact of this as a stimulus to the broader economy cannot be under estimated. The flow on effect for borrowers could have positive impacts on both the mortgage landscape, as well as the outlook for the property market and an earlier than expected rebound in house prices.

APRA Servicing Buffer:

We have recently seen the significant impact of APRA imposed servicing buffer rates of over 7%, and how this was having a detrimental effect on a client’s ability to borrow.

With APRA now proposing to remove this buffer rate, there are indications that a clients borrowing capacity will increase in the short term. APRA’s final position will more broadly known after the industry consultation period ends in a few weeks.

At this stage they have indicated moving to a flat buffer of 2.50% above the “actual” interest rate offered by the lender. In some cases this could see the buffer rate drop closer to 6%, and have a significant impact on a client’s servicing position.

What does that mean to you, as the home buyer?

We have seen some detailed industry analysis in recent weeks that has predicted the potential impact of both the RBA rate cuts and the removal of APRA’s stringent 7% buffer rate.

Borrowing capacity under both scenarios, is predicted that it may increase by as much as 15%, according to some analysis and this would clearly have a positive impact in many circles and see a likely increase in consumer sentiment.

Lenders continue to to review Interest Rates independently of the RBA with some already making reductions in anticipation of the RBA decision.

There are different interest rates available from the various lenders and it is important to either talk to one of the team members of Buy Real Estate Australia to find out which mortgage broker or loan specialist may be best to serve you.

If you are looking to find out what your borrowing capacity is, before you apply for a Home Loan, then I advise you to Click HERE so that one of our friendly Loan Specialists can get in touch with you (no obligation from your side)

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Brisbane Property Market

Reasons why SEQ Property Market is still Growing

Brisbane Property Market

Affordable Homes

Fixed Price Turn Key Home and Land

Fixed Price Homes from $469,900

Apart from the fact that the Brisbane Property Market is still growing, you can still find very Affordable Homes in Brisbane, with prices starting as low as $369,900! And there a still a few House and Land packages available for either under $400,000, or just above $400,000.

Why would anybody want to buy a home or an Investment Property in South East Queensland? 

Well….

3 Reasons why SEQ Property Market is still Growing

  • Affordability and Stability

Brisbane and the South East Queensland region is a more accessible investment location that has demonstrated superior resilience to the weakness experienced in other parts of the Australian housing market. Historically median house prices in Brisbane have been 75-85% of Sydney. With median house prices in Sydney still over $1m ($0.9m in Melbourne) Brisbane is forecast to outperform as median house prices are currently only 60% of Sydney at $0.6m.

Average House prices on the Gold Coast grew to $655,000 in 2018 and Brisbane’s average house price hit a new high of $675,000 in 2018, up from $505,000 since 2012. Following this trend, affordability is a key reason why SEQ will continue to be a favoured Property Investment destination.

  • Migration

With migration now at highest levels since 2007, the greater Brisbane region could see growth of 30% in next 3 years and close gap difference between Sydney and Brisbane. 

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More broadly, Queensland’s net interstate migration is improving, up from 6,000 people in 2014 to 17,430 in 2016-2017 and recently up to 24,000, between 2017 and 2018. Queensland’s annual population growth is now 83,000, up from 58,000 in 2015. Nearly 90% of Queensland’s population growth occurred in the south-east corner of the state.

Migration shifts from NSW into SEQ and Brisbane corridor is projected to inject 8.1billion dollars into these housing markets. People have been leaving NSW at a faster pace over the past few years favouring interstate migration to Queensland where house prices are half of Sydney.

Queensland has become the number-one destination for internal migration, taking over from Victoria in the latest ABS Census data, and our overseas migration is at its highest level in years, which means demand for accommodation will continue.

  • Value and Opportunity

Queensland is enjoying a steady rate of job growth.

House price growth forecast for 2018-20 shows Brisbane as a standout at 13% growth. This is conservative as the figure includes apartments, old dwellings, units and townhouses. Detached H+L is the most in demand housing type and should see higher growth.

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The Brisbane Property Market still shows growth

BIS Oxford Economics suggests that while some property markets around Australia will languish, Brisbane’s housing market is likely to be the best performing property market over the next 3 years jumping 13 per cent to a median of $620,000.

Since 2007, 11 of the 12 Local Government Areas that experienced the strongest house price growth, are in South East Queensland.

SOURCE: QLD Treasury, BIS Oxford, QLD Government Statistician’s Office, CoreLogic, Real Estate Institute of Queensland Market Monitor, Domain house price report.

If you take this information in consideration, it only makes sense that you want to invest in Real Estate Brisbane (Greater Brisbane area)

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Bahr Scrub

Why would anybody want to buy a home in 

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Bahr Scrub

You may ask….

Well, first of all, with prices from as low as only $403,200, it only makes sense to buy a home in Bahr Scrub.

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Basic information on Bahr Scrub

With the Pacific Motorway (M1) 5.4km from Bahr Scrub and the nearby convenience of Beenleigh train station, commuting to work or enjoying a weekend escape is easy.

Grab a cup of coffee and fresh vegetables at the Early Bird and Breakfast Markets, indulge in retail therapy at City Road, Beenleigh and enjoy the convenience of your local Holmview Central Shopping Centre.

The area includes many places to socialise. Catch up with friends over a quiet drink at the Windaroo Tavern or indulge in the famous choc chip waffles at the Belgian Chocolate Saloon.

Long-term Tenants

Take your family to any of the lovely parks in the area

Hammel Park is home to a range of sporting clubs including the Beenleigh Rugby Club and Beenleigh Netball Club. There’s something for everyone, of all ages.

Bahr Scrub has a wide range of educational facilities within a 10km radius of home. For every child, of every age, you’ll find the perfect school for your children.

There are 32 child care centres conveniently located within a 10km radius of the Estate, ensuring your little ones will have access to early learning.

When it’s time for your child to start school, you can choose from Windaroo State Primary School, Beenleigh State School, Eagleby South State School, Eagleby State School and Canterbury College, all within a 10km radius of Brookhaven.

There are four schools within 10km of the estate, Windaroo Valley State High School, Canterbury College, Trinity College and Beenleigh State High School.

Griffith University Logan Campus is conveniently located just 15km from home.

Brookhaven Bahr Scrub

Plan for your future of your family

Surrounded by rolling hills and framed by picturesque brooks, this master-planned community marries connectivity and privacy in a green pocket of tranquility.

The environment provides an idyllic backdrop for a range of community spaces, including viewing platforms, walking trails, mountain biking trails, community gardens and local parks. Here, you can build the life you love with a house design of your choosing, or a carefully designed house and land package.

Surrounded by a diverse range of native flora and fauna including eucalyptus trees and tea trees, here, children and adults alike will be enchanted by the landscape that is so quintessentially Australian.

It’s more than a place where people and their families simply exist. It’s a place to discover the beauty around you at the Conservation Park. A subtropical park, home to kookaburras, koalas and abundant natural wildlife. This is a place that you will find affordable homes as well.

If you think that this area may be the perfect place for you to buy a home, please complete the form below so that one of our friendly team members get in touch with you to find out exactly what you need.

Park Ridge Houses For Sale

Why is it a good idea to specifically look for

Park Ridge Houses For Sale

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Park Ridge is one of the fastest growing regions in the South East of Queensland and is set to be transformed with a network of new roads.

Park Ridge

The Boom Suburb of Park Ridge

According to The Courier Mail 26 April 2019:

‘The roads are planned to cope with more traffic after two sub divisions go ahead in Park Ridge, off Park Ridge Rd.

A new road connection and footpaths will then established between East Beaumont Rd and Park Ridge Road, known locally as Mt Archer Rd.

Logan City Council Roads chairman Phil Pidgeon said once the new road connection is built, road access to East Beaumont Rd will be restricted to a left-in, left-out arrangement.

“But the four lanes will continue south on Chambers Flat Rd,” he said.
“Mt Archer Road will ultimately link north and south from Bumstead Rd to Koplick Rd.
“This road connection will come as part of the eventual development and, unlike in the past when ratepayers funded these sort of roads, council now has the ability to condition developers to fund this construction.”’

Park Ridge Houses for Sale

Park Ridge Houses for Sale from as LOW as $428,910

5 Reasons to buy a home in Park Ridge

  1. Park Ridge is a Master Planned area adopted by the Logan city Council in 2011. An unprecedented $400 million of new infrastructure is currently either under construction, planned or completed, giving a massive boost to the local economy.
  2. The average median price growth is already recorded at 3.6% over ten years and is continuing to climb.
  3. Park Ridge has a rich history dating back to the 1820’s. The area was  predominantly farming land before settlement took place. Park Ridge is still surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes.
  4. A huge investment of $147 million is allocated for first class modern health facilities close by.
  5. $5.5 million is set to increase the connectivity to the local area and surrounds.

We can most certainly help you find your ideal home 

We know that quality homes and quality investments create opportunities for people to live their dream lives.

And we’ve always believed that these opportunities should be available to more than just a select few.

That is why we help people re-imagine their future by dealing only with builders and developers who create quality homes in lively, integrated communities. Everything we do is backed by insight and research, which has driven us to help many people to achieve their dream to own a home or investment properties.

Importantly, we believe the process of purchasing a new home or investment should be transparent.

That’s why we’ve developed an integrated business model, which means we’re involved at every stage in the process – and that means our customers always know what’s going on at every stage of the build process.

If you want to find your ideal home or investment property, please complete the form below and one on our friendly team members will get in touch with you to find out exactly what you are looking for.

 

 

Houses For Sale Redbank Plains

Why is it recommended to look for

Houses For Sale Redbank Plains

Redbank Plains is one of South East Queensland’s fastest growing regions. 

In Redbank Plains, you will find amazing House and Land Packages in a Master Planned Community, only 5 minutes from the popular Springfield, 15 minutes from Ipswich and 30 minutes from the Brisbane CBD.

This is where you will be connected to services as well as connected to nature. Here, you’ll never feel closed in.

The 120 hectare master planned community features 4 large parks, kilometres of hike and bike paths and hectares of beautiful natural bush land setting to explore. Yet all the things that you need like transport, shopping and schools are nearby. It’s a place where you’ll forge long lasting connections – to friends, to family and to memories.

To find out more about the Afforable Homes available in Redbank Plains, Please complete the form below so that one of our team members can get in touch with you.

Affordable Homes

House and Land Packages with Prices as low as from $426,600

And all packages are Fixed Price, Full Turnkey Solutions

Houses For Sale Redbank Plains

Houses For Sale Redbank PlainsFor this amazing price, on a 375m² block, you will find a 4 bedroom home with 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas and double garage. 

Turn Key Home

Turn Key Home

What does Fixed Price, Turnkey solution mean? you may ask….

That means that there will be no surprises along the way.

After signing all the documents, you can sit back and relax.

Everything will be taker care of for you and you will be kept up to date as the building of your house progresses. It is that simple.

Interested in buying a home in the Redbank Plains Area? Then, please complete the form below and one of our team members will get back to you.

To get back to the advantages of living in Redbank Plains

New Redbank Plains Road A Winner For Commuters

Commuters heading out of Redbank Plains will have more time to linger over their morning coffee. Mt Juillerat Drive directly connected onto Centenary Highway, cutting the driving time to Brisbane and shaving about 10 minutes off the journey to Springfield Central’s major shopping centre and train station.

With a number of major transport links close by, there’s no doubt that you will be well connected.

Public transport services are close by, with the nearby Springfield Central Station providing a direct rail service to Brisbane (approx 40 minutes).  

Redbank Plains

Redbank Plains

Redbank Plains School

Whatever style of education your family needs, you will have a huge choice of options.

Eight childcare centres can be found within 5km of home, while local Redbank Plains Primary School and Redbank Plains High are on your doorstep.

A variety of private and state schools are also close by, including Staines Memorial College, West Moreton Anglican College, St Mary’s College, Springfield Anglican College, Ipswich Jnr Grammar, Ipswich Grammar, St Augustine’s College and Fernbrooke State School opened in 2017.

For tertiary students, the University of Southern Queensland is within a 5km drive, and the University of Southern Queensland Ipswich Campus is just 12.5km away. 

Redbank Plains School

Redbank Plains School

Are there still Affordable Homes Available?

Affordable Homes

What is actually considered as affordable homes?

Well…. it basically depends on what your situation is….it mainly depends on your income and expenses and what you as an individual can afford. What is affordable for one person, may not be affordable for the next person. 

Another factor to keep in mind when searching for more affordable homes, is the area that you are looking to buy. Each area comes with it’s own price tag. 

Brisbane at the moment, offers quite a number of affordable homes and we can most certainly offer you a few good options if you are looking to buy a new house. Click HERE to find out more….

Why may it be a good idea right now, to buy a new house in greater Brisbane?

Are there still Affordable Homes Available?

Statistics showed that the cost of leasing a unit became 2,6 % more expensive. And weekly house rents climbed as well last year. This may be only the start….

New House

Now may be a good time to buy a new house in South East Queensland

Read more about this below in an article published by the Courier Mail….

“BRISBANE’S housing market is slowly giving the keys back to landlords, with new figures revealing the city recorded its strongest annual rise in rents in three years.

After months of flat growth in rental properties, analysis of the latest CoreLogic data by realestate.com.au shows house rents increased 2.4 per cent in 2018, while the cost of leasing a unit became 2.6 per cent more expensive.

Industry experts say the data shows now is the time to buy in the Brisbane market.

Realestate.com.au chief economist Nerida Conisbee said the only way was up for rents in the city from here on, as underlying demand in the Brisbane market began to absorb rental supply, putting upward pressure on rents.

“Now is actually a good time to look to buy because we are looking to see further increases in rental levels,” Ms Conisbee said.

“The reason being we have fewer new developments going ahead and also fewer investors in the market.”

Ms Conisbee said a change of government at this year’s federal election would prompt a further drawback in investor activity, with Labor planning to overhaul negative gearing and capital gains tax concessions.

“Queensland is also attracting a lot of people, so there’s going to be more homes needed,” she said.”

The state’s improving economy, relative housing affordability and rising job prospects would further entice investors to head north, Ms Conisbee said.

Weekly house rents in Brisbane climbed to $420 last year after dropping 2.3 per cent in 2017.

They rose the previous year, but only minimally.

Unit rents rose to $390 a week after dropping 3.8 per cent in 2017 and 1.3 per cent the year prior.

Rental yields are also improving for both houses and units.

The Brisbane suburb with the highest median weekly rent is Teneriffe at $813, followed by Pullenvale at $778 and New Farm at $775.”

You can read the full article HERE

New House

If you are looking to buy a new house, feel free to contact us on 0428 042 555 or simply complete the form below.