26 Nov What’s in the news in November?
What’s in the news in November?
Sorry mum and dad, my furbaby comes first
It’s not just puppy love, things just got serious: Over half of all Aussies choose their furbaby’s comfort over living close to friends and relatives, and a third love their pet more than their mum or dad.
The Suncorp Home Index Report found that it’s not called “pet favourite” for nothing with Aussies prioritising pet-friendliness over proximity to people they care about when they are on the property hunt.
Read the full article by Sophie Foster from realseastate.com
Revealed: Where it is cheaper to buy than rent in Brisbane
Housing affordability in Brisbane has peaked, but there are still more areas where it is cheaper to buy than rent a home than in any other capital city in the nation.
A new report by ANZ and property analyst CoreLogic reveals household incomes have risen faster than home values in the Queensland capital over the past decade, making it easier to get into the housing market.
Read the full article by Elisabeth Tilley from realestate.com
Brisbane’s growth star suburbs named
Twenty suburbs have been named Brisbane’s growth stars with values set to rise off a surge in housing demand – and seven also performed strongly for the apartment sector, the latest industry survey has found.
Read this interesting story by Sophie Foster from realestate.com
Backyard blitz: ‘Upyards’ the new way of life for Brisbane
Upyards could soon become the new backyards if Brisbane City Council pushes ahead with plans to make it easier for developers to incorporate rooftop green space in apartment projects.
Get the full story from Elizabeth Tilley from www.news.com.au
Rental vacancies tighten across much of Queensland: REIQ
Brisbane’s rental market has recorded its lowest vacancy rate in 11 years, and has re-entered the “tight range” for the first time in three quarters. That is according to the latest REIQ Rental Vacancy Report, which found vacancy rates have shrunk to 1.6 per cent. a tightening of 1.2 per cent since the June quarter.
Get the full story from Samantha Healy from www.news.com.au