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How to Maximise Rent – when you are Ready to Rent out your New Granny Flat … posted on the 16th June 2014

With an increasing supply of new rental properties hitting the market here in Ipswich (or anywhere for that matter), as Landlords you may need to upt the ante to compete for tenants. Too often I see properties with a For Rent outside the front of the house, often sitting there for 4 weeks or longer. And why ? It looks like a renter …

But a season investor knows that the longer the property sits...Read More

Should I build my Granny Flat on Piers or on a Concrete Slab ? posted on the 11th June 2014

I find this is one of the most frequently asked questions for any enquiry we have for building a Granny Flat here in Ipswich. There are a number of things to take into consideration, some of which are listed below, but not necessarily in order of importance :

Mining Influence

There are a number of properties in Ipswich that have Mining Influence. This seems to be frighten a lot of people, but...Read More

NT : Joins the Growing Phenomena : Granny Flats posted on the 27th May 2014

Vision Property Group Ipswich, Granny Flat Revolution news

Territorians can now build a granny flat without as many restrictions

Herald Sun
Dani McDonald
NT News
20 May 2014

Ipswich Granny Flats once again brings you ground breaking news ! Northern Territory is the latest state in Australia to join the growing phenomena : Granny Flats – read on …

Territorians can now build an independent unit, or a granny flat, on their single-dwelling block with fewer restrictions under changes introduced by the Country Liberals Government.

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Is the Recent Growth in Queensland Sustainable ? posted on the 22nd May 2014

Rapid Sales of Land In South East Queensland Causes Investors to rush

Vision Property Group (Qld) and Ipswich Granny Flats : A timely article in the new issue of the HIA Queensland Building News!

Here in Ipswich we have certainly experienced a new found shortage of available land.  Every investment group in Australia has realised you can now build a new house + an Auxiliary Dwelling, more commonly known amongst the investment fraternity as Dual Living (We Call Them Granny Flats!).  And we don’t see it changing any...Read More

Know your Home – Passive Solar Design posted on the 16th May 2014

HIA Green Smart Guide

Both Sonia Woolley and Julie Adams, Directors of Vision Property Group
and Ipswich Granny Flats are HIA Greensmart Accredited.


The HIA have produced an easy to read manual as a result of the accreditation offered, and called it ‘HIA GreenSmart Home Owner Manual – Living in your Home with an Environmental Awareness’. There is some great content in the booklet, some of which you would think is just so logical, yet most...Read More

Granny Flats for Rent : Investors Most Frequently Asked Questions posted on the 7th May 2014

Ipswich property investor FAQ

Who are Your Most Likely Tenants for Dual Living Properties?

The Downsizers – sick and tired of a big yard to maintain and over paying the mortgage every month. Many people just want a break from the constant commitment of maintenance and mortgages.

The Savers/Newlyweds – young couples, first home buyers, saving for their first home.

The Single Mums – Granny Flats provide security and independence and also usually have a small, easy care garden for the kids.

The Retirees – time to...Read More