South east Queensland is experience a steady population
growth because of lifestyle and property prices. There is no doubt that a lot
of first-home buyers as well as investors from down south are looking to
Queensland to purchase property and in particular, south east Queensland. Every
one knows how difficult it is to get into the Sydney and Melbourne property markets
and with Brisbane and the Gold Coast becoming such vibrant cities (combined
with cheaper property prices) south east Queensland is really attracting a lot
of new blood.
As well as affordable property the other things Queensland
has going for it is the sunshine, close proximity to some of Australia’s best
beaches, major sporting events, a unique café culture, bustling nightlife,
affordable lifestyle, a reputation for good food and an economy that is picking
up with infrastructure booming. Brisbane can no longer be considered a
backwater city and enjoys the worlds attention for theatre, culture and information
technology. There is now a light rail and train system that will take you from
the Gold Coast all the way to Brisbane.
When looking for suitable areas to purchase property –
whether as in investment or a home – you are always going to do well in areas
that have good access to schools, shops, transport hubs, parks and educational
Another unique aspect of Queensland property is the
architecture. Some of the older cities such as Ipswich and Toowoomba, as well
as suburbs of Brisbane, are full of the classic Queenslander style home – wrap
around verandas, weatherboard, corrugated iron roof, single storey and set up
high to take advantage of breezes – for those who enjoy those kinds of features.
Areas to keep an eye
Sunshine Coast – Benefiting
from increased tourism especially from overseas.
Moreton Bay – Particularly
areas like North Lakes and Kurwongbah.
Lifestyle, value, and strong house price growth
Ipswich - The
Queensland Government has earmarked Ipswich and its surrounding suburbs as a
major growth corridor and it’s the next location for Queensland’s second Costco
Logan – about to
embark on a major growth phase.
Outdoor lifestyle, wide range of eateries, shopping complexes and beautiful
parks and beaches.
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