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Sunshine Coast - the right city at the right time in history

The Sunshine Coast isn't like most Australian cities. It is a fusion, an invention, a coalition of at times disparate (I won't say warring) tribes, that have coalesced to form a single urban mass estimated in the middle of last year to contain 334,000 residents, the ninth-largest on the Australian continent. Read more

Coast’s rental market tightens

REIQ’s December quarter vacancy rate report shows the Sunshine Coast is now firmly classified a tight rental market, with the vacancy rate dropping from 2.4 per cent to 1.8 per cent.
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Plans revealed for Mooloolaba's first 5-Star Hotel

Aria Property Group's application detailed its plans for the $250 million 14-story building which will include 139 hotel rooms and 66 residential apartments. 

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Rents Across Australia Rise Over The First Quarter Of 2019

​The first CoreLogic Quarterly Rental Review for 2019, which tracks median rents and rental yields across Australia, shows that national weekly rents have risen by 1 per cent during the first three months of the year.

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Most Wealthiest Aussies Earn From Property

68 of the the current 250 wealthiest Aussies made their money through property, according to a study by The Australian.

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Sunshine Coast Population forecast to grow to 385,000+ by 2026

The population of the Sunshine Coast is forecast to grow to over 385,000 people by 2026.

It is anticipated that we will require a total of over 168,000 dwellings.

The largest of population increases will be those aged 35-39 years and those 0-4 years and 5-9 years (i.e. younger and more established families). Read more

First National announces 2018 Award Winners

Our First National Coastal office and staff were recognised for outstanding achievement at the First National Queensland General Excellence and Marketing Awards, held at Sofitel Brisbane Central on Saturday 9 March.

First National Coastal, Principal, Paul Angell, says the results show how successfully their staff leveraged the network’s customer acquisition strategy to overcome a changing market in 2018, and still deliver outstanding results for clients. Read more

RBA hold rates at record lows in March 

The March meeting of the RBA has seen the cash rate remain on hold at 1.5 percent.

It has now stayed at record lows for 28 consecutive meetings. The last time the rate changed was in August 2016.

CoreLogic's head of research Tim Lawless says there is a growing possibility that rates could fall later this year.  Read more

Maroochydore CBD's first $30M development approved

Mr Long said he was delighted to receive development application approval from Economic Development Queensland this week and was confident the project would be a landmark building for the CBD. Read more

Sunshine Coast reports QLD's fastest growth

The report, released this weekend, found the 55km stretch running down the southeast coastline was now “Queensland’s strongest real estate market”. Read more
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