Why Brisbane Property Prices Are Rising

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The property market is an extremely important cornerstone of the Australian economy, shaping policy and public sentiment in a big way. Owning a house is fundamental to achieving ‘the Australian Dream’, and as such real estate seems to dominate many of our media headlines. It’s talked about a LOT in all sectors of society! Perhaps…Read More→

Buying Subject to Sale Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

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We often encounter property owners who aren’t making the next move in their life because they don’t feel they’re in a financial position to do so. Here’s the thing through – the real estate industry, by its very nature, doesn’t stand still. So there’s no reason that homeowners should feel they have to stand still. …Read More→

A Successful Auction in Kedron

Succesful Kedron Auction

We’ve just completed another successful auction in Kedron, with the sale of 2/74 Broughton Road by The Henry Wong Team® resulting in happy sellers and buyers! This two-bedroom, one-bathroom unit in a tightly held complex in Kedron represents a great investment opportunity, and we knew buyers would be interested in it. It was our job…Read More→

Record Brisbane Property Prices Incoming?

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We’ve weathered quite the real estate storm over the past few months, but according to a report from Domain good things are on the horizon for Brisbane and four other capital cities. Before we get to their reasons for this, let’s take a look at property cycles, and where we are potentially sitting in the…Read More→

Quality Over Quantity: The Risk of Low Commission Agents

It’s only natural when you are selling your home that the first thing you think of is your bottom line. It is a sale after all, and you want to maximise your returns. An expense when selling is your real estate agent, who charges varying degrees of commission for the opportunity to sell and market…Read More→

Seller Activity Starting to Heat Up

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We’ve followed a pretty non-traditional trajectory over the last year when you look at the Australian economy. 10 interest rate rises in a row have taken our cash rate to 3.60%, dizzying heights that we haven’t seen since 2012. With mortgages increasing and spending capacity becoming restricted, this is obviously going to have knock-on-effects on…Read More→

The 2023 Mortgage Cliff in Australia

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2022 was a tough year for mortgage holders, particularly those on variable rates. The Reserve Bank of Australia increased the cash rate for a record eight months in a row. This means every month variable mortgage holders around Australia are paying more and more money, as the banks increase their interest rates in line with…Read More→

Thanks for an Awesome Year in Real Estate!

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The holiday season is upon us, and we’re looking back and reflecting on a busy and rewarding year. It’s been a rollercoaster for many, as we dealt with what was hopefully the last kicks of lockdown and started moving back towards some semblance of normality. We’ve had a great year here at The Henry Wong…Read More→

Is Wishart Brisbane’s Best Suburb for Families?

Wishart Brisbane best suburb for families

At The Henry Wong Team® we’ve long believed Wishart is the best suburb for families in Brisbane. It has so much going for it when it comes to education, convenience, green space and community. The manner in which Wishart has gone from strength to strength over the years shows more and more people are starting…Read More→

How to Sell a Block of Units, Fast!

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We love a challenge at The Henry Wong Team®. When our vendors presented us with a block of four units to sell in Camp Hill, we knew it would be a tricky undertaking. Never once did we think it couldn’t be done, no matter what the market is doing. Let’s take a look at how…Read More→

Henry Wong on the REB Podcast

Real Estate Business (REB) are a nationally recognised and renowned organisation providing real estate market intelligence, news and information to real estate professionals around the country. With large online followings, they’re a respected voice in the space, bringing credibility and valuable insights into market trends and happenings. The REB podcast has been going from strength…Read More→