Recent reports have shown Australians are relocating to the sunshine state in droves, with the amount of people moving to Brisbane and the Gold Coast skyrocketing since July. According to online removalist platform, Muval, inquiries to move to the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast increased by 96 per cent in the same time frame. Furthermore, majority of inquiries came from those aged between 25 and 34 years1.
Families are renting or buying properties sight unseen in an effort to enjoy the lifestyle change that moving to QLD brings. The ABS reported a net loss of 14,000 Sydney residents and 10,000 Melbourne residents to the Sunshine Coast in particular in the first half of the year2.
The Logan and Ipswich regions are also seeing growth, as families search for affordability and space. Record low interest rates, the rise of remote working and government incentives has meant that suburbs such as Park Ridge in Logan have seen a 78 per cent increase in demand3.