Twelve-month data from July 2017 reveal that overseas property searches in Queensland have New Zealand as the top property hunters. Brisbane City emerged as the most searched suburb with 13,951 searches followed by Broadbeach with 9,898.
REA Group said that overseas home buyers would often check Brisbane properties first then widen their search to nearby suburbs. Such is the case of one overseas buyer who found their dream home in Aspley which he said is a place with great weather and affordable properties.
The top ten most searched suburbs are Brisbane City, Surfers Paradise, Noosa Heads, Broadbeach, Mooloolaba, Burleigh Heads, Southport, North Lakes, Caloundra, and Hope Island. Whilst UK and USA follow New Zealand, where most overseas property searchers originate.
The REA Group said that European, American, and Canadian buyers are mostly drawn to Queensland’s beach and lifestyle destinations. Brisbane properties are what they would often check first, primarily because…
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