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  • Weekly Economic Update

    Flying cars, driverless cars and the rise of electric vehicles – what does this mean for property? Nerida Conisbee, Ray White chief economist While I can’t quite imagine arriving at work in a flying car in my lifetime, it may …

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  • Open Day at Ray White’s Shed

    Open Day at The Shed Sunday August 7, 2022 The first Ray White office still stands proudly, in an historical village in Crows Nest, Queensland. It’s simply a tin shed, and it hasn’t changed since Ray opened his business inside …

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  • Autumn closes historically high

    THE federal election is over and the country can finally take a breath as life goes on in the property market. If you only started paying attention to the property market last year then you might think the current softening …

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  • Elite squad in training for worthy cause

    Fighting fit – Patrick Cosgrove, Jarryd Rubinstein and Oliver Lavers preparing for the Kokoda Track to raise money for the Wolfy Foundation. SUPER fit Ray White TRG managing director Jarryd Rubinstein has top agents Patrick Cosgrove and Oliver Lavers on a …

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  • Weekly Economic Update – 5 May

    This year will be a much better one for first home buyers The start of the pandemic was a popular time for first home buyers to get into the market. Between January 2020 and January 2021, the number of first …

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  • Weekly Economic Update – 28 April

    This week, Ray White chief economist, Nerida Conisbee takes a look at the latest inflation data and outline what it will mean to property this cycle. Inflation hits 5.1 per cent – what does it mean for property? No doubt …

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  • First Impressions

    Like a first date, you only have about 5 seconds to make a good first impression. Also like dating, buying is a sensory experience. Looks, smells and sounds all matter. But let’s separate from the analogy now. It’s important before you put your property on the market that you give … Read more

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  • It’s Heating Up again as the Cold Weather Comes in

    “When is the best time to sell?” A question I’m asked a lot. Is it Spring? Surely it’s Spring, the market is waking up after winter, the birds are singing and perfume of flowers in the garden must bring in buyers like bees to the honey pot. The answer to when, is a little less poetic and less predictable. Real estate is … Read more

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  • Strategy

    Some friends of mine have been looking to buy for over a year. They sold their property just before the COVID cloud descended over our planet and with money in their pocket they thought they had timed their run perfectly. They looked at properties, picked them apart and noted how ‘out of … Read more

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  • Did You Know?

    Did you know that 1st January is one of the most searched days on real estate web portals? It throws out the myth that the market doesn’t wake up until after Australia Day. People wake up to a New Year with fresh resolve to ‘Buy that property!’. 2021 is going to move fast. Agents will … Read more

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  • Prestige Property Auction Event

    BRISBANE’S MOST EXCLUSIVE PRESTIGE PROPERTY AUCTION EVENT On Saturday the 5th of December, at Brisbane’s amazing Calile Hotel, we are going to be holding a prestige property auction event. This will be the most exclusive auction event ever to be held in Brisbane! The event has already attracted national and … Read more

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  • Interstate Buyers Vying For Brisbane Homes

    I remember Sydney buyers coming into Brisbane in the late 90’s. Every Brisbane owner wanted one and every Brisbane buyer didn’t want to compete with one! There are a lot of hallmarks of that time in the current market. The enquiry we are experiencing from people in Melbourne and Sydney … Read more

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  • Meeting With The Mayor

    Matt and I had the privilege of a private breakfast with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner last week. He wanted to hear news of the property market and share his plans on the road ahead. We discussed the strong interest in the Brisbane market after it slammed to a halt in … Read more

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  • Pop Quiz Hot Shot

    Like every industry, real estate has a lot of industry language. It is quite common for an agent to say “I’m happy to present a cash contract, on auction terms, with 30 days”. “Are you happy with that?” Or “Do you need a val?” Or even, “It’s a 32 perch … Read more

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  • The Three P’s

    I grew up in a real estate household with my mum being the owner of Ray White Moorooka and Annerley. Prior to starting with her in 1996, my brother and I spent our after-school hours in and around the office listening to agents. We heard a lot about the three … Read more

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  • New Farm home smashes Brisbane residential auction record

    One of New Farm’s most prized riverfront holdings has smashed Brisbane residential auction records, selling for a staggering $7.75 million. Set on a spacious 873-square-metre block, the property at 39 Griffith Street with rare uninterrupted access to the Brisbane River became the most expensive house ever sold in Brisbane under the hammer on … Read more

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