As expected, the stars are aligning for SEQ

Working from home revolution Regular readers will know that we’ve been suggesting that on a long enough timeline a high proportion of resident Australians will relocate to south-east Queensland, for its unique combination of affordability, outstanding climate, and lifestyle opportunities. The onset of the pandemic in early 2020 has accelerated these trends, with interstate migration […]

Amazon is coming to Brisbane (1-minute video)

Amazon comes to Brisbane Queensland and Queenslanders have done an amazing job of bringing COVID-19 under control, to the extent that only one hospital case now remains. There have been six deaths in total. Because the health response has been so effective, the state is now able to accelerate the reopening of the economy. There’s […]

Top Brisbane projects in 2020 (4-minute video)

The below 4-minute video documents the top 15 major Brisbane projects in 2020. Note that these warrant careful consideration when choosing suburbs and streets to invest in via Brisbane Development: This all forms part of a tremendous infrastructure boom for the Queensland capital. You can read about our property buying strategies in Brisbane here (and […]

Brisbane housing market update 2019 (3 minute video)

It’s been a steady start to the year for Brisbane’s housing market. The Royal Commission hasn’t impacted prices too much, partly because borrowing capacity wasn’t so stretched in Brisbane beforehand. But there certainly has been a noticeable impact on transaction volumes. And this is giving rise to some opportunities for buyers without a property to […]

Get Invested extended podcast

It’s not too often you get to speak in real depth about your journey and investing these days. It was a real privilege to be invited onto Bushy Martin’s Get Invested podcast. Tune in here where I discuss my personal journey, and the best ways to invest today.

Why you won’t recognise Brisbane 5 years from now (3 minute video)

‘Brisbane any day’. Brisbane is on the cusp of a massive infrastructure, tourism, and population boom. From the epic $4 billion Queen’s Wharf project and the Airport upgrade and new runway, to the awesome new Gabba Precinct, Cross River Rail project, and the gleaming Howard Smith Wharves near New Farm. Yes, it’s all happening. And […]

The truth about investing in Brisbane property (podcast)

Chris Bates and Veronica Morgan are as sharp as two tacks when it comes to all things Australian real estate…and mortgage broking, and financial planning. Here we discuss Brisbane property on their highly regarded Elephant in the Room podcast. Tune in here to listen to this extended podcast.

Changes to property tax policies, and the Royal Commission (The Property Couch)

It’s always a privilege to be invited onto the famous Property Couch with Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kinglsey. In 2018 the guys went past 4 million downloads, which is an amazing achievement, and shows how effectively they connect with their audience. It also shows how their consistency, honesty, and transparency resonates with the audience. Tune […]