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A Property Investors guide to Brisbane’s Metro Project

A Property Investors guide to Brisbane’s Metro Project   What is the Brisbane Metro Project? The Metro Project is a public transport infrastructure project planned for Brisbane. It will involve the use of Metro vehicles operating on existing busways.   The metro vehicles resemble a combination of a bus and tram. They are 24 metres [...]

Protecting your Investment Property

Protecting your Investment Property Are you a ‘glass empty’ kind of person? When you think about buying an investment property do you worry about everything that could go wrong? Worried about the next flood or cyclone? What happens if interest rates go up? or I lose my job? or I get bad tenants?... Don’t let [...]

Buying an Airbnb Investment Property in Brisbane?

Buying an Airbnb Investment Property in Brisbane? Have you ever considered buying an Airbnb investment property in Brisbane?  Airbnb is a great option for home owners who want to supplement their income, and for investors keen to maximise their rental yields.   Airbnb has however created some challenges for state and local governments, body corporates [...]

Help for Brisbane’s First Homebuyers!

Help for Brisbane's First Homebuyers! Looking to buy your first home in Brisbane? Your Property Hound Buyers Agents provides some Help for Brisbane's First Homebuyers!   1. Seek Expert Help If we were to give just one piece of advice, it would be to surround yourself with a trusted group of experts BEFORE you begin [...]

Rentvesting – The Strategy Explained

Rentvesting - The Strategy Explained     As house prices in Sydney and Melbourne become increasingly expensive, more people are opting to rent where they are living and purchase investment properties in more affordable areas. This strategy is called Rentvesting.   What is rentvesting? Rentvesting (renting and investing) is a strategy that allows people to [...]

Online Resources for Brisbane Home Buyers and Property Investors

Online Resources for Brisbane Home Buyers and Property Investors Planning to buy a property in Brisbane? Whether you are a potential home buyer or investor it is important to prepare yourself thoroughly. There is a huge number of resources available online, however it is difficult to find high quality information from a reputable source. As [...]

A Buyers Agent’s Guide to the Moreton Bay Region

A Buyers Agent’s Guide to Moreton Bay Regional Council – Will it be the next property investment hotspot?   Where is Moreton Bay Regional Council located? What housing types are predominant?   Moreton Bay Regional Council is located in the northern corridor between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. It is the third largest local government [...]

Expert Tips for Buying Property at Auction in Brisbane

Expert Tips for Buying Property at Auction in Brisbane   Buying property at auction is an emotional experience. You arrive at the address and the street is buzzing with excited families and serious investors (I guess these are my competitors.) Your heart is pounding: a combination of excitement, stress and anxiety. Sales agents are hovering [...]

Brisbane Cross River Rail Project – A property Investor’s guide

Brisbane Cross River Rail Project - A property Investor's guide   The Brisbane Cross River Rail Project is one of several major infrastructure projects planned for construction in Queensland over the next decade. As Investment buyers agents, Your Property Hound has investigated how this infrastructure project is likely to impact on property prices and which [...]

Negotiating a Property Purchase – Brisbane Buyers Agent Tips

Negotiating a Property Purchase - Brisbane Buyers Agent Tips Brisbane Buyers Agent Tips You’ve just found the perfect Brisbane property: a character Queenslander in leafy Chelmer; a studio apartment in bustling New Farm; or the positive cashflow student accommodation in Mount Gravatt! It is now time to seal the deal and secure the property at [...]