2016 REIQ Buyer’s Agent of the Year

2016 REIQ Buyer’s Agent of the Year

  The year 2016 rang in wonderfully for Everyday Property Investing with Kaz bagging this year’s Buyer’s Agent of the Year award at the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) Excellence Awards. This is a back-to-back win for Kaz who was also recognised last year for the category. The REIQ Awards is an annual event recognising […]

2015 REIQ Awards Buyer’s Agent of the Year

2015 REIQ Awards Buyer’s Agent of the Year

We’re thrilled, happy, eager, elated, giddy (please take this thesaurus away from us!) to share with you that Karen Young of Property Zest (aka Kaz to Everyday Property Investing community) has been awarded the 2015 Buyer’s Agent of the Year by the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ). The announcement came during the glitzy awards gala night […]

Suburb review: Kawana Waters, QLD (plus case studies!)

Suburb review: Kawana Waters, QLD (plus case studies!)

(This is a cut-down version of the suburb review we wrote for the April-May 2014 issue of Property Wise magazine.) When looking for a property investment location, two of the factors investors consider is the how attractive the area is for renters (do people want to live here?) and the potential for capital growth. Facilities, […]

Brisbane Case Study Part 4: Why Some Contracts Fail (aka The Building and Pest Inspections)

Brisbane Case Study Part 4: Why Some Contracts Fail (aka The Building and Pest Inspections)

  So your offer on a property has been accepted. You’re full of excitement, you’re giddy, and felt relieved now that the crucial part is over. You’re about to celebrate—but you realised there’s still some more work to be done. There’s the building and pest inspection. And this phase of property purchase is just as […]

Brisbane Purchase Case Study Part 2— Buying Criteria

Brisbane Purchase Case Study Part 2— Buying Criteria

Last time we introduced Luke, one of our Property Zest clients who agreed to have his latest investing journey documented. With Luke eyeing on several locations for this purchase, we clearly have to narrow down the list by identifying his buying criteria. We’ve highlighted in the past how important establishing one’s buying criteria is as […]

Buyers Agent 101: Helping You find the Right Location

Buyers Agent 101: Helping You find the Right Location

A few posts ago we discussed the basics of using a buyer’s agent and highlighted the value proposition of having one work with you as you purchase your home or investment property—regardless whether it’s a Brisbane buyers agent, Sydney Buyers agent or Melbourne buyers agent. Whilst most people still think that the main purpose of […]