Our beautiful city is still really affordable!

Recent reports show that Launceston home prices have increased over the last year by 3.6% and our median house price is currently $362,500.  Compared with other cities including Hobart, it makes Launceston an attractive place to buy your home.

Renting is Launceston is also comparatively inexpensive with the median asking rental price currently $340 per week. This is an increase of around 3% over the … Read more »


People can finally stop paying rent!

The Australian Government First Home Buyers Deposit Scheme will give a limited number of first home buyers a wonderful opportunity to get into the property market with only a 5% deposit. The focus of this scheme is to assist first home buyers to purchase a modest first home.

In Launceston the maximum purchase price of the property is $300,000 and there are limitations based on … Read more »


Launceston market has a spring in its step

The Launceston market continues to shine with certainly more buyers than property. Our open for inspections are enjoying large numbers and new listings to the market are selling quickly.
We have also noticed increased enquiry from mainland investors, probably associated to the continuing low interest rates and relaxation of borrowing rules.
All in all there has never been a better time to sell, so if this has been … Read more »


Spring has sprung!

Springtime is a wonderful time of year in Launceston. The sun shines, the blossoms are out and everyone feels good about the warmer weather approaching.

People often say that spring is the best time of year to sell a property. It certainly seems to be a very popular time to sell in Launceston. More sunshine, more daylight and the presentation of homes … Read more »


Young people want to buy their own home!

We have recently been told that young people are priced out of the market unless they can get help from a generous parent to assist with the deposit.  We are also led to believe that the younger generation want to “party” and leave serious issues like buying a home until they have enjoyed life.
However, a recent study commissioned by comparethemarket.com.au has found that young people consider … Read more »