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Preparing Home For Sale

March 29, 2018

Property Sales

  Gold Coast Property believes open homes are one of the most effective ways of marketing a property and attracting interest from a range of buyers. Some advantages are: • You have plenty of time to ensure your property is ready • You can control the viewing times • Open homes can create plenty of […]

Be Finance Ready

March 22, 2018

Property Sales

  Gold Coast Property believes having your finances sorted will put you well ahead of the game in a competitive market!   How much deposit will you need to buy your home? Most lenders will require you to have a 20% deposit for your home loan. For example, if you wish to purchase a home […]

Choosing an Agent

March 15, 2018

Property Sales

Gold Coast Property believes when it comes to selling one of your most valuable assets, your home, it makes sense to take the time to choose a qualified and knowledgeable sales consultant who has the right tools and strategies at their disposal. When speaking with sales consultants, don’t be afraid to ask the right questions […]

Buyer's Research

March 8, 2018

Property Sales

Gold Coast Property has put together a guide for buyer’s, we understand there can be an overwhelming amount of information to wade through online, but there are ways you can narrow down the search. What Are Your Non-Negotiables? • In which suburbs would you most like to live? • Do you like the neighbouring suburbs? […]

Broadbeach

March 5, 2018

Neighbourhoods of the Gold Coast

  Gold Coast Property introduces Broadbeach, a development area today mostly incorporating low rise structures, consisting of single bedroom houses and apartment blocks. Much of the suburb consists of canal waterways, including Lake Intrepid that are linked to the Nerang River. The 2016 Census reported a population of 5,514 an increase of 17.77% from the last Census in 2011. […]

Best Time To Sell

March 1, 2018

Property Sales

When is the best time to sell your property?   Gold Coast Property believes there are a few factors that play a part when it comes to listing your property that won’t have much to do with the time of the year. Things like personal circumstances and market conditions are going to play the biggest […]

Family-Friendly Rentals

February 27, 2018

Property Rentals

  Hunting for the perfect family-friendly rental? Your next property has to be safe, in a good neighbourhood and close to amenities. Gold Coast Property recommends taking the following into consideration when searching for the perfect home for your family.   Schools and childcare School proximity is important, but try to take your kids’ ages […]

Burleigh Waters

February 26, 2018

Neighbourhoods of the Gold Coast

  Gold Coast Property introduces Burleigh Waters,just moments from beautiful protected beaches, the Burleigh Heads National Park which wraps around the headland, offering views of the ocean on the left and a number of walking trails and wildlife to experience. The 2016 Census reported a population of 14,310 an increase of 3.19% from the last […]

Indoor Plants

February 23, 2018

Gold Coast Lifestyle

Gold Coast Property believes the single, secret ingredient that has the ability to make just about any room look better, is a plant. A splash of healthy greenery instantly lifts a space to make a room feel fresh and welcoming. On top of that, indoor plants are great for purifying the air, creating a healthier home. […]

Best Suburbs on the Gold Coast

February 22, 2018

Property Sales

    Gold Coast Property has put together a list of what our best suburbs have in common. Here on the Gold Coast, we are lucky enough that most of our suburbs have the following features.   Employment Considering we spend most of our lives at work, being close to the office (whatever that may look like) […]

Score a Rental in a Competitive Market

February 20, 2018

Property Rentals

Struggling to find a rental property? Gold Coast Property has put together a few strategies to help you master your next application and hopefully get approved!   Credit History If you have any credit history issues, try to get them taken care of ahead of time. Been listed on a tenancy database? If you know […]

Mudgeeraba

February 19, 2018

Neighbourhoods of the Gold Coast

  Gold Coast Property introduces Mudgeeraba, a remnant of the type of township that characterises the rural hinterland of the Gold Coast. Mudgeeraba’s essential character remains one of a nineteenth-century village, and contains important evidence of its earlier form and building. Most older houses are situated on large blocks of 0.5 acres (2,000 m2) to 2 acres (8,100 m2), […]

Commonwealth Games

February 15, 2018

Gold Coast Lifestyle

Are you set for the games? After endless preparation and speculation, the Games are finally just around the corner! Gold Coast Property has done our research and compiled key info for us Gold Coasters to survive the Comm Games. During the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, we will experience increased pressure on transport and road […]

Costs of Buying

February 14, 2018

Property Sales

Here at Gold Coast Property, we understand buying a house can be an exciting time but there are some extra costs all buyers should be aware of.   So what costs are involved in buying a home?   Conveyancing & Legal Fees Estimated costs: Around $800 – $1,500 We highly recommend you engage a conveyancer […]

Lease up?

February 13, 2018

Property Rentals

Gold Coast Property has compiled a list of why it would be beneficial for you to renew your current lease.   REDUCE UNNECESSARY STRESS No one enjoys moving, right? You can avoid the stress of moving by simply renewing you’re less. You won’t have to worry about the costs of removalists, physical labour, the weather […]

Carrara

February 12, 2018

Neighbourhoods of the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Property introduces Carrara the home of Metricon Stadium, the purpose-built cricket and AFL ground where the Gold Coast Suns began playing matches in 2011. The 2016 Census reported a population of 12,060 an increase of 4.15% from the last Census in 2011.   Carrara got its name from the Aboriginal word ‘Karara’ meaning long flat describing the land that is […]

Picnic Spots

February 9, 2018

Gold Coast Lifestyle

The Gold Coast has so much to offer we could probably do a list of 100 worthy spots, but the team at Gold Coast Property have narrowed it down to our favourites. We are lucky enough that here on the Gold Coast we are able to enjoy the outdoors all year round and you know […]

Townhouse Living

February 8, 2018

Property Sales

Is townhouse living the best option for you? Here at Gold Coast Property we have noticed a rising demand for townhouses and the lifestyle advantages they offer. Gold Coast Property has put together a list of the advantages of townhouse living for you and your family. Low maintenance living Townhouses require little maintenance but the […]

Varsity Lakes

February 5, 2018

Neighbourhoods of the Gold Coast

  Gold Coast Property introduces Varsity Lakes originally known as Stephens before it joined with Andrews a section of Robina to form the new suburb now known as Varsity Lakes. The 2016 Census reported a population of 15,026 an increase of 4.49% from the last Census in 2011.   In 1873 Thomas Blacket Stephens purchased […]

Bond Clean Checklist

January 16, 2018

Property Rentals

Your end of lease cleaning checklist To ensure a smooth exit from your lease Gold Coast Property has put together a comprehensive cleaning checklist.   One month before end of lease At Gold Coast Property our lease agreements state that your carpets must be professionally cleaned before you vacate the property. Now would be the […]