Spanning from Bundaberg to the Cape York Peninsula, Coastal QLD is home to some of the most spectacular beaches and countryside in the nation. With major centres including Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Mackay and Cairns, additionally the region boasts access to the beautiful Whitsundays
Real Estate Agents in Coastal QLD
Real estate agent fees in Coastal Queensland
There are presently no national guidelines concerning real estate agent fees, and commission rates and structures are negotiable. A tiered commission rate can be a great way to incentivise your agent and could result in a better sale price.
The average real estate agent commission for Coastal Queensland currently sits at 2.78%, slightly above national average; however, a low rate may not take into account marketing and advertising costs. It is essential to talk to your real estate agent to make sure you know what you are getting for your money and what's up for negotiation.
Top real estate agents in Coastal Queensland
Openagent has analysed 12600 property sales in Coastal Queensland to identify the most successful real estate agents in the area.
Openagent currently has 2596 reviews on 316 real estate agents, giving you the ability to be as informed as possible when choosing a real estate agent to represent you and your property.
Listed below are Coastal Queensland's recipients of OpenAgent’s Home Sellers Choice Awards. These agents have been recognised for delivering best-in-class customer service and impressive sale results for their vendors.
Reviews in the last 12 months: 11
Jacqueline Farag recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 28 Ian Ave, QLD 4655 Kawungan
Reviews in the last 12 months: 10
Gisele George recently sold a 2 bedroom house at 19/239 Lake Street , QLD 4870 Cairns North
Reviews in the last 12 months: 9
Suzanne Coverlid recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 45 Blackview Avenue, QLD 4818 Black River
Reviews in the last 12 months: 6
Michele Reid recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 50-58 Barranjoey Drive, QLD 4655 Sunshine Acres
Reviews in the last 12 months: 5
Mandy Atherton recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 11 Hucker Street, QLD 4740 Mackay
Reviews in the last 12 months: 4
Aimee Young recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 72 Cypress Drive, QLD 4814 Annandale
Coastal Queensland property market
After seeing a post-mining-boom slump, coastal Queensland has seen a slight turn around in areas, holding steady against a cooling market nationwide. As a general trend, regional Queensland is holding its own, particularly areas such as Bundaberg and Gladstone, which have seen an increase in their populations and housing prices. Many houses, particularly in rural areas have allowed first home buyers an opportunity to get onto the housing ladders. As well as this, investors continue to enjoy low-risk ventures with opportunistic returns.
What's it like living in Coastal Queensland?
Queensland's coast is an immense stretch of shoreline that covers 2500km, for Cape York to the New South Wales border. Throughout the region, you will find tight-knit coastal towns with postcard views dotted between equally picturesque pockets of lush farmland. North of Brisbane is the Sunshine Coast, a fast developing area that offers a unique blend of urban and rural communities, the resort town of Noosa, a crown jewel of the area. Further North, Fraiser island is an adventurers dream, with offroad tracks weaving through forests matted together with sculpted dunes.
The coastline beyond sprawls out into an archipelago-like fashion, with many picture-perfect, livable islands such as Magnetic Island and Hamilton Island. Townsville is Australia's largest city north of the Sunshine Coast, which boasts a tropical climate and booming nightlife scene, just adjacent to the regions biggest attraction - The Great Barrier Reef. One of the most extensive coral complexes in the world, the reef is a sight to behold and teeming unique marine wildlife, such as sea turtles and reef sharks.
Both temperature and humidity climb considerably with each length of the Queensland northern coast, with each town in the area from Cairns to Cape York possessing their own unique tropical charms. The Daintree Rainforest is Australia's largest and oldest, a surviving relic from ancient times when much of the country was covered in Rainforest. There is no question that the Queensland coast is brimming with natural wonders just waiting for you to discover them!