Sunshine Coast Property Market


First National Coastal reports Zero Rental Vacancies!

The Sunshine Coast rental market remains tight, continuing to report lower vacancy rates than both Brisbane and the Gold Coast. ‚ÄčThis is fantastic news for Sunshine Coast landlords.

Maroochydore, Alexandra Headland and Mooloolaba are just a few of the suburbs reporting increasing median rental prices.

Our office at First National Coastal currently has zero vacant rental properties. Read more

Will Your Credit Rating be affected by the 2018 changes to Credit Reporting?

From 1 July 2018 Positive Credit Reporting is mandatory for all of Australia’s big banks, and right now the major banks have 50% of their customers’ data on the system.

Positive Credit Reporting is a brand-new credit reporting system that gives Australian lenders 24-months of repayment history, and detailed account information when you apply for a loan. Read more

Sunshine Coast Property Market: Fake news and the truth

For those who have interest in Sunshine Coast property, I understand there is a natural inclination to look to the southern states for emerging trends, but it’s not always a case of ‘when Sydney sneezes, we catch the cold’. In my opinion, our current and future prospects, couldn’t be further from the truth. Read more

Sunny Coast best performer in the state

Unfortunately, it’s usually just Sydney and Melbourne markets that grab the headlines, and while things look pretty wobbly in those markets, on the Sunshine Coast, the sky is most certainly not falling in.

According to the REIQ’s Market Monitor, the property market in the Sunshine Coast Statistical Division, which includes the Coast and Noosa, is the state’s best performer in terms of median house price growth. Read more

Sun shines on Coast property market - Core Logic's report card is in!

Sunshine Coast houses and units are making tens of thousands of dollars more for sellers now than this time last year, despite property markets in major cities entering tough times.

Independent property valuer Core Logic has identified the Coast as the state’s most solid performer across both markets, with sellers typically securing 6.9 per cent more for their homes in June 2018 than in the same month the previous year. Read more

Holiday letting your house will incur tourism fees

Residents who use websites like Airbnb and Stayz to provide short-term accommodation will start receiving information about an additional annual fee with their next rates notice. Read more

Maroochydore CBD streets named by Council and Community

Mayor Mark Jamieson has revealed the new street names for Maroochydore CBD onsite, with many of the names chosen likely to be easily recognisable to our residents. The full list of street names for Stage 1 of the Maroochydore city centre are..
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Public consultation on proposed planning scheme amendment

Council is proposing an amendment to the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014 to change the zones, overlays, and height provisions of sites across the Sunshine Coast. Amendments to the height restrictions along the Mooloolaba Esplanade include the Coco Mooloolaba, Raffles Mooloolaba and Beach Club Mooloolaba lots.  Read more

Major Amendment and Alignment Amendment No. 14 - Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014

Council adopted the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014 (Major Amendment and Alignment Amendment) No. 14 on 5 June 2018. The amendment was gazetted on 8 June 2018 and will take effect on and from 11 June 2018.

Changes focused on the Maroochydore Principal Regional Activity Centre. 


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The Real Estate changes in the QLD Budget that you need to know about

The 2018 Queensland Government Budget has been delivered, and if you’re buying, selling or a current owner, here’s what you need to know. Read more
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