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Market Update

The residential market on the Sunshine Coast over the past 24 months has seen a significant improvement in sales volumes and values. The pace of these increases in some cases has been breathtaking. The current low interest rate environment is also providing significant assistance with the difference between paying rent and a mortgage being minimal.

Stock levels remain very low and demand is strong. The market is extremely dynamic with upward pressure … Read more »

Off Market???

What is an off market sale?

There are 3 types of off market sales:

Sold by an agent but the property is not openly listed on the internet.The agent uses the agency database to sell the property.
Sold privately by the vendor through a buyers agent who has made contact directly with the vendor.
Sold by the vendor to a buyer who knows the vendor or has made contact with them … Read more »

Rental and Sales Snapshot

Rental Market Update
1,060 enquiries and 159 groups inspected just 13 properties for rent over Autumn
Vacancy rate is still below 1%
Arrears are at an all time low consistently under 1%
8 Amethyst Place, Yaroomba rented for $850 per week which is a record for the street!
Local Sales Stats
Highest Ever House Sale Price in Coolum Beach New Record $5,750,000

Average Prices for Autumn Sales
Coolum Beach $937K
Marcoola $930K
Yaroomba $1.213M
Mount Coolum $745K
Peregian Springs $883K
Yandina Creek $903K

Is Coolum a good place to live?

Is coolum a good place to live?
Absolutely!!!
With it’s laid back beachside village vibe on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Coolum Beach offers the best of relaxed living and breathtaking natural beauty. With many walking tracks, a handful of popular cafes and eateries & your choice of white sandy surf beaches, this suburb is popular with holiday makers, day trippers and loved by locals.

What is the population?… Read more »

Agency Closed Anzac Day

Pursuant to section 34 of the Trading Hours Act, it is prohibited to conduct the business of selling real estate on Anzac Day.

Our sales staff can not attend the office or conduct any work remotely (including holding open homes, and even responding to emails or telephone calls regarding real estate sales).

Penalties for breach of the trading … Read more »

Looking for a fresh start?

About us ….
Coolum Beach Real Estate is the one of the Sunshine Coast most successful independent real estate agencies. We pride ourselves on the quality of our team and the five star service we provide. Our success is built on our commitment to our people and our proven systems and procedures.
What’s it like to work at Coolum Beach Real Estate?
We are a … Read more »

A year ago today – Principal Update

On Tuesday 24 March 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a direction that Australians were to stay home “unless absolutely necessary”. That direction had numerous impacts on the community, one of which saw the banning of real estate auctions and open house inspections.  By the 25th March lockdown was in place. 
We made the decision to close the office on Coolum Esplanade for a 4 week period … Read more »

Our Local Magazine

In This Issue
Suburb Profiles – Mount Coolum, Coolum Beach, Yaroomba and Peregian Springs

Tips on buying in the area

Eco Tips around the Home

Costs to consider when selling

Day of Coolum

Local Gyms that are free

and lots more!

Printed copies are available from the office or via our open homes



Important Information for Investors

New smoke alarm legislation will make Queensland households the safest in Australia in relation to fire safety.
The new legislation specifies that all Queensland dwellings will be required to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms, in hallways that connect bedrooms with the rest of the dwelling and on every level.

A 10-year phased rollout of interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in Queensland will happen over three specific periods starting from 1 … Read more »

Help save our beautiful environment

Top Eco Tips around the home!
Run fans instead of air conditioning to help move the air around

Collect rainwater, and use it to water your houseplants and garden.

Donate to—and shop at— charity stores.  You’ll be recycling perfectly usable items, you’ll be supporting your local economy, and you’ll be saving money.

Turn off lights when you leave … Read more »