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

Renting out the Granny Flat May Mean Losing Tax Concessions … posted on the 30th April 2014

Ipswich Granny Flats : We are often asked ‘What happens if we build a Granny Flat in our backyard now, then we go to sell our home at a later date ?   What are the tax implications for us?’

I’m not an accountant so I cannot answer the question, all I can do is refer that person to their Accountant or Tax Adviser.

You might find the recent article below provides some useful information...Read More

Ipswich Investment Property 2014 : Hotspotting, 24 April 2014 posted on the 28th April 2014

Terry Ryder in brief …

Here’s why 2014 is the year of Brisbane and Qld

Why Queensland ?

*  Most Australian jobs created in 2013 were created in Qld
*  Tourism is in a strong growth phase
*  The CSG to LNG industry continues to prosper
*  The coal industry is poised for a comeback

Why Brisbane ?

*  Brisbane markets are moving strongly into recovery
*  Sales volumes have...Read More

Ipswich City Council is Premier’s Standout Performer posted on the 11th April 2014

Need another good reason to investment in Ipswich in 2014, read the following article recently published by the Queensland Times (QT, APN Newsdesk).

Premier Campbell Newman has pointed to Ipswich City Council as a standout performer in its determination to get the local economy moving forward and creating jobs through economic development.

Council is Premier’s Standout Performer

QT, Adam Davies
24 March 2014

WELL DONE: Premier Campbell Newman has lauded the
determination of...Read More

Thousands Flock to Call Ipswich Home posted on the 8th April 2014

PROUD IPSWICHIANS: Chris Wotton with Jacob, 7, and Makayla, 8, at Robelle Domain yesterday.
Claudia Baxter

QT, Kiri Ten Dolle
7 April 2014

NEW residents Sue and Shane Fox are among a massive migration of more than 758 people per month to call the Ipswich region home in the past year.

The family moved with their sons Tim, 3, and Anthony, 5, from Newcastle last year when Shane was posted...Read More