Property Investors Lapping up Sunshine Coast Property

SUNSHINE Coast and Noosa median unit prices are falling but rental properties are paying good dividends on the back of stronger yields. Real Estate Institute of Queensland property statistics shows Sunshine Coast unit prices dipped 3.1% in the three months to September 31 while Noosa’s prices dropped 13.5% in the same period. A total of […]

Why Is It a Good Reason to Buy Property in Noosa during Winter

Buying in winter when prices are lower is one way canny real estate purchasers can snare a bargain, particularly at the upper end of the luxury residential market. From Noosa, up the Queensland Coast to Port Douglas, agents admit it’s a rare vendor choosing to sell between June and August, unless there’s good reason. “Winter […]

Noosa – still the best address in Australia

IF THERE was ever a workplace address that would make others green with envy, it would have to be 1 Hastings St, Noosa. And after more than a decade living and working on the top of the glitter strip, Sandcastles owners and operators Gary and Debra Murnane definitely know the importance of what they’re leaving […]

South East Queensland Attracting Wealthy Investors

Cash-rich buyers from the boom markets of Sydney and Melbourne are snapping up prestige property all over south east Queensland. Agents say residents from Sydney and Melbourne are fuelling demand in Brisbane, as well as the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, where prestige property now sells for $2 million and higher. Suburbs with most sales over […]

The Battle Is Over For Noosa Deck

It’s the Noosa deck that cost an estimated million dollar in legal fees and will never ever be built. A High Court decision this week has finally sealed the verdict of about five metres of air space in the luxury living enclave at the Viridian Noosa Residences. But there is there is more to the […]

Noosa Council Refuses Lap Pool in Peregian Beach

NOOSA Council is headed for the planning court to defend its refusal of a lap pool and paved area in a Peregian Beach coastal protection area. In July councillors voted against the Lorikeet Dr application at a beachside home because it conflicted with the Noosa Plan and failed to provide “revegetation within a 5m setback […]

New Peregian Village IGA All About Community

IGA Market Latest Addition to Expanding Peregian Village. After Mayor Tony Wellington cut the ribbon, hundreds surged to get a look at a new $2 million IGA Supermarket in the recently opened Peregian Village Market. The entire venture was set forth by the words of Roz White, co-owner of the enterprise, “We may stand here […]

The Resurrection of Property Values on the Sunshine Coast

After a long period of stagnant pricing, the Sunshine Coast is seeing new life. Over the last six months, the coast has experienced record growth in real estate and over the past 12 months, price rises have been greater than neighbouring regions like the Gold Coast and Brisbane. The financial instability in recent years has […]

Why Some Properties DON’T Double Every 10 Years

Most of the homes that are referred to as A-grade properties almost always attract potential buyers whether the market is middling, down, or up. A-grade homes are houses that have been renovated, are located in a quiet neighbourhood and have easy access to infrastructure and transportation. When you’re planning to buy a house, keep in […]

Noosa Landmark To Change Name, Ownership

After 27 years, The Sheraton Hotel in Noosa is changing hands and ultimately will be changing it’s name. This change in management comes soon after a complete refurbishment and restoration of the resort by Sheraton. The hotel will be soon come under the Sofitel management division of AccorHotels. Sofitel has been associated with the high-end […]