Category: Real Estate News

*Disclaimer: The information in all of our articles is of a general nature only and should not be relied upon as advice. You should seek professional advice for your particular circumstances before entering into any transaction.

QLD Rental Property Coronavirus Relief Proposal Updates

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (The REIQ) recently met with the Queensland Government regarding the proposed landlord and tenant protections during the COVID-19 pandemic. This response follows the Everyone Matters in Real Estate campaign.  Rental property coronavirus relief is an issue evolving daily.  So, Position One Property will keep you fully informed. Initially, when

Do Solar Panels Increase Property Value?

Climate change is becoming an ever-prevalent concern in today’s society. This concern is leading some home owners to invest in solar panels. But, do solar panels increase property value? Do solar panels increase property value? A realestate.com.au survey found that 85% of people believed that solar panels added value to a property with 78 per

Leading The Way – Keeping You Informed

Position One Property have been keeping the Brisbane property management industry informed and updated since 2001. Our blog posts aim to keep tenants, investors and prospective buyers up to date on the latest legislative changes and changes to the market as a whole. Here is just a small sample of some of the articles we

Borrowing to Invest in Property

Record low interest rates mean that more people are borrowing to invest in property.  With  interest rates low and the property market  stabilising, now may the perfect time to borrow against your house or take out an investment loan. Borrowing to invest is known as gearing. While gearing can be fruitful, there are a few potential

Flat Fee Property Management – The Disadvantages

As a property investor not only do you want quality property management, you also want value for money. This is why some property investors look for  flat fee property management. In this article we will look at the disadvantages of flat fee property management.  We will also analyse the negative impact it can have for you as

Proposed Changes to Negative Gearing and Capital Gains Tax

This week Position One Property will discuss the proposed changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax. If Labor win the up and coming election they are proposing to improve housing affordability by reforming negative gearing and capital gains tax arrangements. Firstly this is only if Labor win the election and is then able to

Why to Buy in Brisbane Now – Part 1

Over the next few weeks we will endeavour to answer your questions relating to the property market in Brisbane.  We’ll cover Brisbane house prices, negative gearing, rental income and why you should buy in Brisbane now. The media has been filled lately with doom and gloom for home owners and investors.  But at Position One

What is an NRAS Investment Property?

What is an National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) investment property? The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is an Australian Government initiative. It is a commitment to improve the affordability of housing for low to medium income earners. The purpose of raising the NRAS investment property scheme is to increase the supply of affordable housing for

NRAS Investment – What is it? How does it work?

What is the National Rental Affordability Scheme and NRAS Investment? The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is an Australian Government initiative to promote the availability of affordable rental properties. The scheme is commonly known as NRAS. It is a plan to address the shortage of affordable rental properties around the country. The NRAS is basically

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