Property News & Insights
Highly reputable property valuation firm, Herron Todd White, release a monthly review regarding the current state of our real estate markets across Australia.
Hervey Bay has consistently been shown as being at the “start of recovery” stage of the National Property Clock for houses & units now for a number of years….
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It’s often been said the Fraser Coast is the ideal place for “newly-weds” and “nearly-deads”.
While it’s true many young families and retirees enjoy life in this stunning part of the world, thanks to our pristine environment and affordable cost of living, the Fraser Coast has much more to offer people from all walks of life.
If our region is to thrive, we need …
With the election race moving into top gear, all eyes are focused on one of the major policy differences between the two main parties: negative gearing.
Driving this interest in negative gearing is a deep concern within the community that home-ownership has moved out of reach for many Australian families.
Particularly concerning is the impact on younger people looking to buy their first home.
With news of doom and gloom in the real estate market in Sydney and Melbourne, it’s easy to forget that other parts of Australia are performing strongly.
In fact, some regional centres, such as Hervey Bay and the broader Fraser Coast, are seeing very healthy growth.
Land values increasing
Land valuations conducted by the State government offer an important insight into how the property market …
Tourism – it’s the cornerstone of our economy in Hervey Bay and surrounding communities in the Fraser Coast Regional Council.
We are blessed with an abundance of attractions in close proximity to our region, from Fraser Island, to hand-feeding dolphins at nearby Tin Can Bay, to exploring the southern Great Barrier Reef around Lady Elliot Island.
Now, we have one more attraction that’s set to bring in visitors from far and wide: …
The Fraser Coast Region is among the jewels of Queensland.
While most people immediately think of world-renowned Fraser Island, our stunning beaches, or magnificent national parks, our CBD is set to become a great place for doing business!
Recently, the Fraser Coast Regional Council launched a new masterplan for the redevelopment of the Hervey Bay business district. The plan has been developed to guide the …
1st Steps to becoming a property investor – Getting Started
We live in a digital world where technology is being quickly embraced by everyone, including your potential buyers.
If you’re considering selling your home, one of the more innovative and powerful forms of marketing we offer you is a 3D virtual tour.
Let’s explain what this is and what it offers you.
What are 3D virtual tours?
Social media is a big part of our everyday lives today.
Our kids are on it every single day. Our businesses and colleagues are on it. Our friends are family are posting regularly. And chances are, we’re on it too.
Social media offers a platform to do just that – to be social, and this creates the perfect opportunity to reach more interested buyers …
When putting your property on the market for sale, we all want to reach as many potential buyers as possible so that we can achieve a great end result for you.
Marketing plays a key role in promoting your property, however a way to help your property to stand out and attract far more attention is by using property videos.
Here’s why video needs …
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There comes a time in everyone’s life when we may have to consider selling property, and the whole thing can seem like a complicated process.
While there is more involved than simply preparing your home for open inspections, it’s not complicated once you understand what’s involved.
In this blog, we break down the typical steps involved in selling your home to bring you up …
It’s the burning question in everyone’s mind when looking to sell – second to ‘how much should I sell my house for?’
Selling your home is an emotional journey, and as one of the largest assets you own, it’s understandable to want to know what costs are involved in the process.
At Mitchell’s Realty, we pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with our local …
When you’re looking to sell your property, you really want people to see it!
While the beautiful region of Fraser Coast does speak for itself and attracts a lot of buyers, both locally and regionally, it’s important to get your home in front of as many people as possible.
This is done through effective real estate marketing.
In this article, we discuss how important marketing …
Spring is such a great time of year.
Not only is the weather warming up and the days becoming longer, the flowers are in bloom, the coastal waters are sparkling, and people are happier to be outside to enjoy the nicer conditions after winter.
Because of this, we tend to see a greater number of potential buyers looking at properties during this time, captivated …
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Noosa has become Queensland’s powerhouse property market stealing the crown – and headlines – from the Gold Coast as the strongest growth market in Queensland.
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The Fraser Coast house market has been a consistently steady performer, with annual median prices holding steady for the past quarter and increasing very modestly (only 1 per cent) for the past year. A typical house in Fraser Coast had an annual median price of $315,000 in March 2018.
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Hervey Bay has been showing signs of elevated sales activity in its residential property market over the past 18 months and is poised for a period of solid price growth, with some suburbs already delivering double-digit rises in their median house prices.
Having been one of Queensland’s leading population growth regions for many years, Hervey Bay attracted developers in large numbers and the …
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Consider this scenario …
It’s 2012. An investor wants to invest $600,000 in residential real estate.
She’s considering two courses of action: buying in Sydney or buying in Darwin.
The Darwin market is booming. The market in Sydney is not (and has been poor for
What does the investor do? Her decision …
Fraser Coast Real Estate
The Fraser Coast region is located in the Wide Bay Burnett region of Queensland and is approximately 250 kilometres away from Brisbane CBD. The region is popular because of its amazing tourist attractions such as Fraser Island, Hervey Bay and the Great Barrier Reef. There is a little something for everyone with the beautiful coastline, gorgeous hinterland and breathtaking rainforests. With so many visitors and tourists that …
What a year 2017 was for our Fraser Coast Properties!
Some Highlights Of The Fraser Coast Property Report Saw Positive Markers In These Segments;
Strong population growth
$455 million – new solar farms
$87 million digital hospital
$300 million coal mine
$116 million shopping centre
Bruce Highway upgrade
A NEW building grant from the Fraser Coast council will soon help aspiring local homeowners take their first step into the market.
Fraser Coast Building Grant Program – 27 November, 2017
Low-income earners can gain a $10,000 grant from Council to enter the Fraser Coast housing market.
Council has launched the Fraser Coast Building Grant Program with funds from the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Program.
“Thanks to the federal government we’ve been …
Hervey Bay has been showing signs of elevated sales activity in its residential property
market over the past 12-18 months and is poised for a period of solid price growth.
Having been one of Queensland’s leading population growth regions for many years,
Hervey Bay attracted developers in large numbers and the result was an oversupply
of dwellings, …
Qld House Market Overview December 2016
The Queensland median house price increased from $460,000 to $467,375 over the quarter. With the exception of Rockhampton, Gladstone and Fraser Coast, most of the local government areas in Queensland reported a median house price increase over the December quarter.
Gladstone, Mackay, Rockhampton and Townsville have been the most affected areas and remain dependent on the mining industry to create economic development and to support …
Report author Terry Ryder, founder of hotspotting.com.au, has been researching and writing about real estate for the past 35 years. But in the 12 years he has been particularly studying hotspots and how they are created.
This has revealed that there are specific events or circumstances which create hotspots. We have grouped them into ten categories which we call Hotspot Core Categories. They’re …
Hervey Bay has been showing signs of elevated sales activity in its residential property market over the past 12-18 months and is poised for a period of solid price growth.
Having been one of Queensland’s leading population growth regions for many years, Hervey Bay attracted developers in large numbers and the result was an oversupply of dwellings, which suppressed capital growth from 2009 …
*Data courtesy of Herron Todd White and Core Logic
They say time flies when you’re having fun – and it’s hard to grasp another year is drawing to an end!
Since launching our new business Mitchell’s Realty Hervey Bay on the 5th of January 2016 we have proudly listed over 85 properties and placed 59 under contract!
We experienced some of the strongest buyer …
REIQ – June 2016 Quarterly market monitor report for our Fraser Coast
They say time flies when you’re having fun !
Since launching our new business Mitchell’s Realty Hervey Bay on the 5th of January 2016 we have proudly listed over 70 properties and placed 41 under contract !
We are now in what is “historically” one of our busiest selling periods of the year which kicks in with “spring” and generally runs …
Matusik Market Outlook for the Fraser Coast July 2016
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REIQ – March quarterly market monitor report for our Fraser Coast
We can’t believe its has been 6 months since we launched Mitchell’s Realty Hervey Bay !
Since launching our new business on the 5th of January 2016 we have proudly listed over 60 properties and placed 29 under contract !
We have experienced strong buyer interest in the last couple of months which went against expectations with end of financial year and …
The $12,000 Destination Hervey Bay grant has been extended!
The extension of the $12,000 Destination Hervey Bay grant has been welcomed by Planning and Infrastructure Portfolio Councillor Denis Chapman. The grant will now be available until March 31, 2017.
The grants were due to finish at the end of the 2016 financial year.
“The extension will give more property buyers a chance to enter the …
Big changes for 1st home buyers across Queensland !
From 1 July 2016 the Great Start Grant will be known as the Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant.
The Queensland Government has also announced a one-off, 12-month boost of $5,000 to the grant, which will now be worth $20,000, starting 1 July 2016.
Get into your first home sooner
The Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant is …
How Time Flies !
It’s hard to believe we have now been operating as “Mitchell’s Realty Hervey Bay” for almost 6 months and we are so grateful for the support our local community has shown us. We have listed 66 properties since the 5th of January 2016 and written 19 contracts for a total value of $6,415,500- Congratulation to both our clients and the new home owners.
We have experience strong buyer …
REIQ quarterly market monitor report for our Fraser Coast
We’re off to a very busy start to the year and I can’t believe its April already!
We have now got all of our core business tools in place for Mitchell’s Realty Hervey Bay which launched on the 5th of January 2016. We have listed 45 properties and placed 6 under contract to date and have noted better buyer interest in the last …
*Images courtesy of Herron Todd White
Month in Review for March 2016 – Herron Todd White Hervey Bay
Building activity has significantly increased over the past six to twelve months in Hervey Bay. There are currently over eight new estates being developed, mainly next stages of existing estates, with some new estates. Suburbs of Urangan, Wondunna, Kawungan,Urraween and Pialba have absorbed most of this activity, …
We feel both proud and humbled by all of the great feedback and support we have received since launching Mitchell’s Realty Hervey Bay on the 5th of January 2016. It has been a busy month getting all of our marketing and new social media pages up and running with our new web site now only days away. We understand the importance of on-line marketing and have invested significant time and …