Relocation Relocation Australia

Relocation Relocation Australia Episode 1: Karl & Rae, NSW


Karl and Rae have always lived in Sydney but have decided to change their lives and move to Far North Queensland with a second property in one of Brisbane’s up and coming suburbs. Karl was transferred in December to Brisbane where he is now renting a house. Rae has stayed in Sydney with the couple commuting every weekend until their home in Coogee was sold. Rae will initially move to the Brisbane property with Karl and then move to the Cairns property where they plan to stay indefinitely.

Primary Property

A 4 bedroom home between Yorky’s Knob and Palm Cove in Queensland. House must have a view and preferably ocean and be walking distance to the beach.

Budget: Budget: $1 million million

Secondary Property
An old Queenslander style house that needs to be renovated in the Brisbane suburbs of Paddington, Red Hill or Bulimba. This property will eventually be rented out after the renovation is done or they will sell it to make a profit.

Budget: $500k


Property 1

Address: Clifton Beach
Sale Price: $799,000
House: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 cars
Agent: Dean Grey
Area: Palm Cove is a beach community in located 27 kms north of the city of Cairns and very near to Trinity Beach and Clifton Beach. At the 2006 census, Palm Cove had a population of 1,215. Palm Cove has become known as one of Australia’s premier spa and wedding destinations and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Property 2

Address: Trinity Beach
Sale Price: Low $800,000’s
House: Timber house, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 car
Land Size: 1100sqm
Agency: Kirby Koopman, Go Gecko Property Sales

Property 3

Address: Trinity Beach
Sale Price: Offers over $999,999 Low $1,000,000’s
House: 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 car
Land Size: 1058sqm
Agent: Grant Freeman, Premium Property Specialists

Property 4

Address: Clifton Beach
Sale Price: $1.1mil
House: Timber house, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 3 car
Land Size: 728sqm
Agent: Grant Stone, Quest Realty

Property 5

Address: Bulimba
Sale Price: $485,000+
House: Modern Apartment, 2 bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 1 Car
Land Size: 125sqm
Agent: Kasey Hosking, Place Estate Agents
Area: Bulimba is renowned for its gorgeous character homes that over recent years have been joined by stunning contemporary additions that fit right into this leafy inner eastern suburb. Many couples and families have bought and renovated in the area, which has had a positive impact on house prices. Defined by the nearby riverfront and close proximity to the CBD, Bulimba is a very sought after location for young couples, families and professionals.

Property 6

Address: Red Hill
Sale Price: Auction
House: Apartment, 2 bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 1 Car
Agent: Andrew Degn, Place Estate Agents
Area: It is one of the oldest suburbs in Brisbane with a rich history and unique character, and it only takes minutes to get to the CBD by car. The suburb is popular with owner-occupier professionals working in the CBD and has a healthy rental market based on young city workers and students who attend classes at the nearby QUT Kelvin Grove campus.

Property 7

Address: Paddington
Sale Price: Auction, bidding starting at $480,000
House: Timber Cottage, 3 bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 1 Car
Land Size: 402sqm
Agent: Ted Walton, Belle Property
Area: Paddington is about 2km from Brisbane’s CBD. Paddington is one of Brisbane's most popular suburbs for eating out, boutique shopping and nightclubs. One of Brisbane's older suburbs, it's close to the city and still boasts many beautiful old homes.

See below for a gallery of the Clifton Beach property purchased.

Relocation Relocation Australia gets property information from APM.


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It's a great story. YOu might be interested in looking at the property next door - 23 Arlington Espl, Clifton Beach. This is another beautiful timber 2storey property which has just had an amazing renovation. Please let me know if you would like to see photos. Kind Regards, Diane Rubin, Elders Cairns Real Estate. M:0407 151732