With so many Australians despondent about returns on their investments, many are enquiring about investing in property. Surprisingly, it isn’t as difficult as the media sometimes portray it to be, and is well within reach of many average income earners. So if you are wondering where to begin and what risks are involved, listening to this week’s “Property Unpacked” podcast is a good place to start. Ben Kingsley, the founder and manager of Empower Wealth shares his expert advice for beginners.
Unfortunately our office will be closed this Friday 11th June 2021 for the the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show holiday. This is a great day out for families & friends - uniting city & country & promoting our communities iconic agricultural industries.
Preparation, presentation and promotion are pivotal to achieving the best result and marketing costs should never get in the way.
Wanting to sell your property but worried about how long it may take? Coolum Coastal Property Principal & Property Consultant Andy Lake says don’t risk overexposing your property by being on the market for too long. The team at Coolum Coastal Property have the distinctive record of delivering outstanding sale prices within a period well under the average days on market. It’s no fluke. There is a science to it. Call now to find out how we do it best for you - 07 5231 9831.
Are you ready to get your blood pumping? We’re excited to support Queensland’s first REIQ Real Estate Blood Challenge – kicking off from 1 May until 31 July 2021. The competition will be fierce and we’re looking for friends, family, clients and colleagues with a passion for giving life. We want to make a life-saving difference to 3000 patients in need of blood & plasma donations and you’re invited to join us. Let’s show our local community how much we care.
Small regional areas have seen unprecedented demand due to the effects of COVID over the last year, and with many people realising that they can now work from home and achieve the perfect work-life balance, some of our local suburbs have seen an increase of more than 200% in views per listing!
Coolum Coastal Property would like to take the opportunity to wish all of our clients a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year. Our office will close at 3.00pm on the 24th December 2020, and reopen 8.30am Tuesday 29th December. Should you have an emergency...
Next Friday 23rd October the team at Coolum Coastal Property will be getting LOUD! And all for a good cause!
OCT 2020 | It is now six months since we were all shocked by the news that a global pandemic called Covid-19 had broken out in China and was spreading rapidly across the globe. Initially, “Breaking News” filled our media daily with worsening reports of the unfolding health crisis. By the middle of April, the world soon realised that the consequential fiscal crisis was just as bad (if not worse) than the health crisis. Whilst hope lies with a vaccine to solve the health issue, the road to financial recovery seems a considerably longer and winding one.
Recent statistics from realestate.com.au shows a significant spike in property inquiries for the Sunshine Coast from overseas!
A handy downloadable waste collection calendar for your fridge! Use the search below to find out which week your waste, garden waste and recycle bins are collected. Garden waste bins are collected on the same day as your general waste bins (on the alternate weeks to recycling bins).
1st July 2020 | Is Professional Photography Worth The Expense? Absolutely! Over 88% of active buyers turn to the internet these days in search of their dream home, and the first thing they see are your images - you have only 2 seconds to catch their attention or they will click on to the next property!
23rd June 2020 | If you are you a Landlord, an owner occupier, a tenant, building or renovating, selling or leasing, its time to get up to speed with the new smoke alarm legislation.
19th June 2020 | TUNE IN to hear Andy Lakes current market report. According to Andy it’s a great market for sellers as buyer confidence is strong! So, if you have been contemplating selling, you should definitely not let the opportunity pass... Contact Coolum Coastal Property on (07) 5231 9831 for reliable and professional advice.
21st May 2020 | It’s exciting times for Coolum Beach as Queensland Minister for State Development, Innovation & Tourism - Kate Jones, backs the proposed $1.1 Billion Kelly Slater Wave Pool. What makes it more encouraging is the potential partnership between a world surfing legend and two of our most successful home-grown construction / development companies, Consolidated Properties and Hutchinson Builders. Hutchinson Builders or “Hutchies” as they are known in the building industry, was established in 1912 and has been presided over by five generations of the Hutchinson family. They’ve been an industry leader in recruiting local employees and offering apprenticeships to aspiring tradies. They have long survived an industry which has certainly had its peaks and troughs over the years.
14th May 2020 | As we slowly trend out of Stage 3 lockdown measures, our property market is starting to see some new green shoots appearing. After the market totally shut down during March amidst the panic and concern over Covid-19, April has been a month of stabilisation and now optimism. Director of Coolum Coastal Property, Andy Lake reports on the sales side of their local market.
8th May 2020 | Effective from 1 May 2020, Queensland’s Chief Health Officer has relaxed the rules surrounding real estate inspections. Pursuant to ‘Non-Essential Business, Activity and Undertaking Closure Direction (No. 8),’ inspections can now be conducted via private appointment or by ‘open house’ inspection method provided that agencies comply with applicable maximum person limits and social distancing requirements.