Property Investment News

The history of Mermaid Beach

It’s now one of the most sought-after suburbs on the Gold Coast, but Mermaid Beach wasn’t always the exclusive enclave it is today. Once, it was a haven for the young, footloose and fancy free – many of whom were in rental share houses – to experience the idyllic beachside and surfing lifestyle, as well…Read More→

Gold Coast Vacancies Tighten As Rental Demand Rises

Gold Coast Vacancies Tighten as Rental Demand Rises The REIQ Residential Vacancy Rate report for the September quarter has revealed that increased rental demand of about 1.1 per cent for the past quarter and 3.7 per cent for the past year has been a key contributor to the general tightening of vacancies throughout the state.

top tenants

Being a landlord isn’t always easy. Dealing with tenants who are bad payers or appear to be on a mission to turn your rental property into a rubbish tip can be time consuming and stressful. Renters currently have the upper hand in many Australian cities. Inner-city Brisbane, for example, has experienced a high volume of…Read More→

World Beatles Day – June 25

World Beatles Day – June 25, the international community comes together to celebrate World Beatles Day. This holiday pays tribute to the Beatles and the impact they had on both music history and popular culture in general. Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison exploded into popularity in 1962, and went on to…Read More→

Gold Coast house values record the biggest growth in Queensland

The Gold Coast has recorded the strongest growth in house prices in Queensland over the past 12 months. GOLD Coast house prices are leading the way in Queensland, up six per cent in the past 12 months to an average $620,000. The latest figures by the Real Estate Institute of Queensland show homes on the…Read More→

Sanctuary Cove aerial Sanctuary Cove has fast-tracked stage three of its Sanctuary Point land release, after stage two sold out within seven months. Stage two has become the $2 billion estate’s fastest selling land release since Sanctuary Hills more than three years ago, achieving $18m in sales. Just five lots remain available for purchase in…Read More→

REIQ Gold Coast chairman shares property market outlook

An aerial view of the Surfers Paradise skyline. WOW! Our Commonwealth Games were amazing.The Games well and truly put the Coast in the global spotlight and what is really exciting is that the research from previous events like Glasgow and London show the economic benefits will flow to the city for many years to come.Now,…Read More→