The median house price for Brisbane sits on $548,918, having increased by 0.4% over the last year.Generally lower house and unit prices mean that the city has been earmarked as a city with strong investor potential, especially when these prices are compared to the drastically higher property costs of neighbouring capital city, Sydney, which has a median house price of $1,179,519. (Source: Domain Group House Price Report, December 2017).
Brisbane is an investor’s market, so it’s no surprise that many homeowners are now considering selling and buying properties with development potential. Indeed, LocalAgentFinder research reveals that the most desirable properties in Brisbane are those that can be renovated, as well as those with lifestyle benefits like schools and shopping districts close by.
What to consider when researching real estate agent fees in Brisbane
Deregulation of agent fees came into place in Queensland in late 2014, so it’s worth comparing real estate agent fees from different agents in your area.
Real estate agent fees across Brisbane will generally be lower the closer your property is located to the CBD. In order to get a good idea of agent fees in your suburb and what services they can offer you, it’s worth comparing several local agents.
When selecting an agent it’s important to take into consideration the agent’s knowledge of the Brisbane market, including who is the best market for your property.
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To determine the average commission by capital city, LocalAgentFinder took the average commission of all active agents in each city respectively on 21 March 2018. This included agents with tiered and fixed commission structures based on a $500,000 selling price.
This article was updated 11th April 2018