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SOLD! Congratulations on a great result!

20/09/2018

Buying Selling

Loving the new colours! Thanks Karen! SOLD to a great family and owner is making her one move a reality! #qrealtyaus #sellsafely #testimonial

A Fiver For a Farmer

18/08/2018

Living News: Property & Economy

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QMT Realty Landlord Testimonial

20/04/2018

Buying Investing Renting & Sharing Selling Uncategorized

“We just want to say how thankful and appreciative we are of QMT Realty. We have a property managed by your agency since the time we purchased it and there’s been absolutely no hitches no problems. In fact we did have some tenants which were disruptive but you handled it beautifully, and we are so grateful to you it. We got terrific support and now I believe the new tenants are so much in love with the property, and I think they are in love with you guys as well because they have stuck with you guys as well. Thanks so much. We look forward to working with you next year. Call QMT Realty any time for property management”. from Tim and Maureen  

QMT Realty’s Seller’s Testimonial

20/04/2018

Buying Investing Living Selling Uncategorized

It’s been great dealing with QMT. Theyve done a great job for us both in the pruchsae of a new property and the sale of our existing property. and it was a very easy and quick process. We highly recommend QMT Realty as a great place to sell your property. #qmtrealty #agentyoucantrust #testimonial #realestate #realestateagent

Declutter and Gain Thousands More for Your Home!

20/04/2018

Investing Living Selling

If there is only one thing you could do before putting your home on the market, then it is to DECLUTTER! Hi my name is Pam from QMT REALTY. I would like to talk to you about the ONE thing that you could do to sell your home without costing you any money. Decluttering and removing unnecessary items from an area or a room, will allow potential buyers to appreciate the size of that space. Buying is an emotional exercise. If you have stuff everywhere, the buyers will not be able to imagine themselves living there. Heart buyers will pay more than a logical buyer for the same home. The only space you don’t have to de clutter is the garage! So pack all you unwanted goods in there! A great tip here is to leave your belongings at least half a meter from the garage wall so that when the building and pest inspector comes through, they can check the wall and give a more accurate building and pest report. A decluttered home allows for a heart buyer who will pay more money for your home!

Are Your Pets Stopping You from Moving?

20/04/2018

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Moving can be tough enough on humans, but it’s even harder on our pets, when they don’t understand why everything in their environment is changing and being moved. Quite often I hear from my clients, that they would have moved earlier, but didn’t know how their pets will adapt. Or the thought of your fur babies being anxious is adding an extra stress to the process, especially when downsizing. Luckily, there are some great tips available online or at your local vet, that can help with the transition. What worked great with my two dogs was introducing them to the new property, before we completely moved in. Over a week, we were gradually bringing more boxes, and that let my dogs get to know the new surroundings and new neighbours, and they were excited to come in. But if you cannot visit the new house before the moving day, a great tip is to stick to the walking and feeding routine as much as possible, and give your pets as much affection as you can. After all, calmer you are, calmer they will be. So don’t feel like you cannot move because of your pets. Plan ahead and visit your […]

What Marcia Loves About Her Home!

20/04/2018

Buying Investing Selling

53 Tingiringi Street, Algester – Check this home out!

How You Can Mess up the Sale of Your Home

27/03/2018

Buying Investing Selling

Welcome to the 2nd video in our series – “How you can be messing up the sale of your home”. Access or the lack of it is an all too common mistake sellers make when selling their home. Not wanting viewings during the week or early evenings or basically restricting times in general could be harming the sale of your home. Opens (homes) are effective  but nothing beats the one on one relationship your agent can create with the buyer on an appointed viewing time.  Everything they learn about the buyer and their requirements could be an important part of getting you best possible price for your home. Work with your agent to establish the best times for you. Your agent is a professional and can be trusted to access your home and lock up and secure your property when required. They will remain with the buyer and keep any groups together as they move through your home. Of course if your agent is insisting on midnight inspections, it’s time to call us here at QMT Realty.

Happy Chinese New Year!

20/02/2018

Living

We absolutely loved the dragon dancing last Friday at QMT Realty! Check out the whole team!🐉 What a way to finish on Friday with the lucky new year dragons blessing our office! ⛩ Have a great week everyone!  #chinesenewyear

 

QMT Realty Calamvale QLD 4116 Suburb Profile

03/01/2018

Suburb Profile

Thinking of buying in Calamvale? Have a look at our suburb profile which has everything you need to know before moving into the neighbourhood.

Try These Romantic Ideas For Valentine's Day

08/02/2016

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner on February 14th and that means it’s time for you to start planning events and gifts for the special someone in your life. There are hundreds of romantic ideas that you can use to your advantage during this time of year to really show someone that you care. Some of them are more affordable than others, but they all give the same impact: that you’re in love.   Relaxing and Peaceful Escape Regardless of what your job title is, everyone puts a lot of time into their career and it’s important to relax with the people that are closest to you. Do some research to see if there are any cottages or vacation homes in your area that are far enough away from the city to where it feels like a trip but close enough to where you don’t have to travel for hours. You can rent the cottage for the weekend, cook romantic dinners for one another, and just relax in each other’s company.   Dinner and a Movie This romantic evening is perfect for younger couples or people who enjoy nights out with one another without having to break the bank. […]

Renovations That Will Add Value To Your House

08/02/2016

Investing Living

Whether you intend on moving in the near future or if you simply want to increase your property value, taking some renovations into account could help to add thousands to the price of your house. The value of your house is the most important aspect of real estate as it gives you the ability to get the most money out of the work that you put into your home.   Patio for Entertaining A patio is a great way to showcase the capabilities of your backyard and until you sell your home, you’ll also be able to take advantage of it. Whether you decide to do stamped concrete or interlocking, you can create a reasonable sized patio that shows there is enough room for entertaining the adults and enough grass for kids to run around as well. Considering a patio is great for real estate purposes if you have a small backyard as well as it shows that although the yard is small, it can still be extremely functional.   Garden with Features Working on a garden with features are relatively affordable renovations that you might be able to do on your own without having to hire contractors or landscapers. […]

Make Your Home Pet-Friendly With These 4 Tips

08/02/2016

Living

 More than 90% of people who decide to buy a pet view their animal as a new addition to their family, which is important for their safety, comfort, and so that they feel loved. When you make the decision to buy a dog or a cat you’ll want to make your home as pet-friendly as possible before you bring them into the house. Use these 4 steps to create the perfect place where they can relax and enjoy themselves.   Tip 1: Sleeping Spaces Creating sleeping spaces is convenient not only for your family but it also shows their pet that they have their own territory in your home. Many pet owners prefer to sleep with their dogs or their cats but at times these can develop behavioural problems in the animal. Instead, get a pet bed and put it in a specific room of the house, whether it’s your room, a common area, or the front hall. This is where your pet will be required to go to bed at the end of the night.   Tip 2: Pet Play Areas   All types of pets love playing around and if you take the time to create a play […]

Try These New Year's Resolution Ideas That Will Last...

08/02/2016

Living

   Many people believe that setting new years resolutions is a trendy idea but in reality, it is one of the few ways that you can turn your life around in just 1 day. If you’ve been trying to figure out what you should be doing for the new year, take this list into account as it addresses your health and social relationships with your loved ones.   Joining the Gym as a Family Going to the gym by yourself can be a great way to achieve the physique that you’ve always wanted but who’s to say that you can’t involve your entire family in the fun? Family memberships can sometimes give you discounts on regular gym memberships and are perfect for people that enjoy working out with others, rather than themselves. If you have children that are too young to go to the gym (age of admission is usually 16 years of age) then you and your spouse can workout together and do family activities with the kids when you get home. Going as a family will keep you motivated and push you to achieve your weight loss goals much faster.   Eating Well-Rounded Meals It’s important that you […]

Find Your Decoration Inspiration For The New Year

08/02/2016

Living

 Every home owner has the desire to learn more about interior design and you can truly change the appeal of your home by sticking to different colour schemes in your house. With a simple can of paint you’ll be able to transform the rooms in your house to really make them pop, whether it’s through pastels, monochrome, or spring colours.   The Calming Nature of Pastels Pastels are a great colour palette to work with as they give you the ability to use a variety of different colours by sticking to the same general scheme so that every room works together. Whether you decide to paint the walls a soft sea foam green or if you introduce a pastel coloured rug, the options are endless. Pastel palettes are also known to help boost productivity, reduce stress, and add great contrast against different types of flooring. They’re also perfect for home owners that want to have a Caribbean feel to their home.   Ultra-Modern Monochrome  Monochromes are perfect for people who want to have gradient decorations throughout their house. The name itself directly translates to “one colour” meaning that you can create an entire interior design by choosing a single base […]

See Your Child's Back To School Checklist

08/02/2016

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With parents and their kids fumbling through the stores trying to remember all of the things that they’re going to need for the upcoming school year, it can be far more preferable to have a list available so you know exactly what you need. Referring to a back to school checklist will not only help you to get all of the things that your kids might need, but it can also help you to budget, and get the shopping done within a reasonable time frame. Below are some of the most important things that you should remember to get this school year.   Bags and Containers There will be many things that your children will have to carry with them, so it’s important that they have the right bags and containers for all of their belongings. You’ll want to choose a backpack that is comfortable and can hold their lunch bag, pencil case, and any books that they’ll be responsible for bringing home. Containers can also refer to Tupperware or Ziploc bags that you can use to pack their lunches.   Clothes and Accessories Every child needs a new wardrobe when they start the school year, whether it’s just a […]

Bring Good Luck Into Your Home for Lunar New Year

08/02/2016

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 Luck is something that every household needs throughout the year and with Lunar New Year there are certain superstitions that you can take advantage of that are said to bring the luck into your home. Whether you’re interested in learning about the Chinese culture or if you have just bought a new piece of real estate property and want to make it lucky, consider the following design features that you can implement.   The Beauty of Water Features Water features are an incredibly useful decoration as they not only represent Lunar New Year but they are also fantastic for real estate purposes. They help to add appeal to your front yard, back yard, or even in your home. In Chinese cultures the presence of flowing water is said to bring money and prosperity, two things that every home owner could use more of. If you’re selling in an area that is quite superstitious, implementing water features could enhance the likelihood of buyers going through with their purchase.   Utilizing Bold Colours  When it comes to decorating your property, whether just for the holiday or in general, red and gold are two quintessential colours that represent Lunar New Year, which is why you’ll see […]

6 Ways To Make Your House Child-Friendly

02/11/2015

Living

When you have children of your own (or have children regularly visiting your house), you understand that your home isn’t going to be the cleanest it’s ever been, the neatest it’s ever been, or the most “put together” that it’s ever been. Children are whirlwinds of creativity and activity, and are always looking for something to get into, something to express themselves with, and something to occupy their hungry minds. If you’d love to be able to foster that creativity and make your house more child friendly than it may already be, here are some tips and tricks to help you do exactly that. 1. Help your kids fall in love with books Books unlock more creativity and imagination in children than anything else, and helping to foster a love of reading in children is maybe the most important gift that you could ever give them. Create many libraries in your home that offer children a quiet space for them to read in, loaded with books that will expand their mind while entertaining them every single step of the way. 2. Establish arts and crafts areas (preferably outdoors) Kids are going to get into paints, crayons, and markers – there’s […]

4 Sweet Treat Ideas for Halloween!

02/11/2015

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As we get closer and closer to Halloween, the focus on fun and exciting activities to do with kids becomes sharper and sharper. Sure, we can all do the “tried and true” trick or treat in the neighborhood or around the local shops, but there are a bunch of other creative ideas that you will be able to do with your little ones around Halloween to really get into the swing of the season. To help jumpstart your creativity, we’ve come up with four sweet treat ideas for Halloween we think you there and the kids) will really love! Pumpkin carving It’s tough to beat going to the local pumpkin patch, finding the perfect pumpkin, and then carving a unique design into it to use as a jack-o’-lantern during the Halloween season. There are pumpkin patches all over that sell every shape and size imaginable, and with just a little bit of creativity (and a steady hand) a jack-o’-lantern can be created in a night! Don’t forget to roast those tasty seeds, even! Costume making Sure, modern costumes have gotten better and better (and more expensive along the way), but their thing quite like creating your own costume from scratch […]

Featured Event: Multifest Fete at Algester Primary School 30th October

26/10/2015

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It’s that time of year again! The days are getting warmer, and summer nights are right around the corner. But before it reaches scorching temperatures in Brisbane and we are stuck inside with air conditioning all day, we are going to celebrate this great local event, yes the Multifest! An annual event put on by the Algester Primary School, the Multifest is a unique opportunity for friends and family members to get together to better know one another and help support a fantastic educational program while at the same time supporting local businesses along the way. This year’s Multifest is going to be held on Friday, October 30th (from between 3 PM and 8:30 PM), and everyone is welcome! Food! Music! Fun! Just like in years past, everyone is going to have the opportunity to enjoy a wide array of different foods, snacks, and dishes while participating in any of the games and activities or shopping at many of the local businesses that have sponsored a stall. This year’s menu includes delights such as: Gourmet hotdogs Hot chips and Dagwood dogs Beautiful roast beef rolls with gravy Loaded nachos Woodfired pizzas … And as a special little treats, calamari! Parents […]