You Heard It Here First

You Heard it here only a few months ago!     For the last few months our good friends (not), the banks, have been slowly pushing up the rates on fixed term loans and yes, you guessed it, all the other rates will probably follow in the very near future....

How Busy Has It Been?

Wow! Has this year been super busy or what? Who would have thought that we would see a market like this in our lifetime and especially riding the back of a global pandemic? As far as property searches go, some people are just “over it!”.Having said that, there are the...

Do You Buy Now or Drop Your Standards Later?

Choices are getting difficult.For the moment at least, choices are getting harder to make. If you’re trying to keep up with property prices by working harder and saving more, you’re currently fighting a losing battle. Right now, you’d be flat out keeping pace let...

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It

This age old saying in the vernacular also works with mortgages. But why? Fixed interest rates on a home loan are often higher than variable rates, but it’s all dependant on the global bond market. Fixed rates are funded by the global bond markets, meaning the bank...

Why Haven’t Prices Plummeted?

We’ve got Covid, a recession and had lockdown all over the place, but property remains strong and seemingly getting stronger?We all remember the dire predictions in the press this time last year with most property pundits espousing everything up to a total collapse of...

How Many Property Booms Have You Missed So Far?

You can count them on this graph.Personally, I haven’t missed any since 1998. Can you guess why that is? The reason is because I bought my first property in 1998, so I’ve had my toe in the water ever since then. Sure, there have been a couple of slower periods in that...

How Fast is Your Dream Slipping……Ahh…..Powering Away From You?

Have you been keeping a close eye on the market lately? Haven’t we all! It’s hard to believe some of the crazy things going on at the moment. This makes it all the more important to take action so you don’t see your dreams like you see a jet fighter…………disappearing...

The Cheap Money Boom!

Are we really in a property boom period just now? Maybe, but is it really a property boom? What I believe we are seeing just now is the largest, most concentrated cheap money boom that I for one have ever seen in my entire life and I’ve lived a lot of my life, so...

Are You Positive that You’re Negative?

Jehoshaphat, “Negative gearing is the best property investment strategy”. Geraldine, “Are you positive?” Jehoshaphat, "Huh???" OK, so we’ve all heard about positive and negative gearing with regard to property investment. But which one is the best strategy? Put...

To Be or Not To Be……….a Rent-vestor.

It seems it was easier back in the olden days. Remember back when you were a kid? More to the point, remember back when I was a kid, back in the 60s and 70s. You either rented or you bought your own home. It seemed that there were only the privileged few who could... #main-header, #top-header, #main-footer { display: none!important; }




Have you got a ‘Brady Bunch’ family? Are Mum and Dad living with you?

If either of these are true, this is the house for you. If you’re up for dual occupancy as an investment strategy, this works as well.

  • The original home as a renovated self contained granny flat 
  • Bali in the Brisbane suburbs
  • Perfect investment – Earning 5 figures/month on Air-BNB

Take a stroll to Kangaroo Point Cliff, Dockside, Storey Bridge, Howard Smith Wharves and surround yourself with all the amazing restaurants, cafes and leafy greens that the Brisbane River has to offer.

This contemporary 2-storey residence is comprises:

  1. A massive main dwelling; and
  2. A generously sized worker’s cottage, which can be used as a granny flat or a fully equipped home office.

This is a family home which provides 5 big bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, 3 living spaces, 2 dining rooms as well as a double-remote lockup garage and automatic remote front gate, easily parking 4 cars onsite.

Crimsafe screens provide peace-of-mind, while at the same time the Balinese hut between the houses provides the ideal spot for relaxing with the paper on Sunday mornings.

If this property interests you, PPBA can work with the real estate agent to negotiate a reasonable price…….your price.

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