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

Maximising Granny Flat Returns – Tips & Tricks for Savvy Investors posted on the 7th April 2014

There are a few options for investors looking for ways to maximise their granny flat rentals. Once your granny flat is built, you can certainly improve your chances of attracting quality tenants, especially in the design process. What can you do to increase your granny flat rental income?

Great Planning and Design

Here are a few tips to make your new granny flat irresistible to tenants :

1. DESIGN – It’s vitally important...Read More

Ipswich Property Market 2014 posted on the 31st March 2014

There isn’t one property investment or wealth creation group in Australia at the moment that isn’t singing the same song : 2014 – Queensland is the place to invest.  Particularly SE Queensland, especially where you can produce two incomes from the one property without having to do dual occupancy and all it’s associated fees and charges ie: Dual Living as they are all calling it …

Have I mentioned yet that we are the only council in...Read More

Positioning a Granny Flat for Privacy posted on the 27th March 2014


So now you know what sort of property is suitable for a Granny Flat, it’s crucial to design your new Granny Flat with a view to creating privacy between the two households, whether both are investment properties, or a home owner that has built a granny flat investment in his backyard.  You need to create...Read More

Who lives in a Granny Flat? posted on the 17th March 2014

With our demographics changing and our population growing the need to provide adequate housing is putting more and more pressure on Local, State and Federal Governments.

Ipswich City Council has stepped up to the mark with the introduction of auxiliary dwellings included in the revised planning scheme. Not only can you add an auxiliary dwelling (commonly known as a Granny Flat) you can also rent it out to a ‘third’ party. Essentially this means renting it...Read More