There is No Place like Home : North of the Border

“QUEENSLAND is in hot demand with COVID refugees from southern states flocking to The Sunshine State. Some without even inspecting their future home.

Victorian and New South Wales buyer interest in Queensland properties has risen 18 per cent in the past six months.

Fresh data from reveals 4 per cent are ready to buy now. 14 per cent are considering a move, and 22 per cent are simply browsing. The assumption is they are possibly considering a longer-term lifestyle change.

It comes as the nation’s top social experts say COVID-19 has accelerated interstate migration into Queensland. The studies have suggested even more Sydney-siders and Melbournites will make the move to the Sunshine State, once border restrictions are eased.”

What does this mean for you and your property?

It means that if you have been losing sleep on whether to sell or not, on the Sunshine Coast, the decision from these statistics could make it easier.

School holidays are not that far away so the views online will be greater again. It is spring and the weather has some sort of magical influence on how we see the world. When its spring everything seems joyful and if you have been on the Sunshine Coast in the last week or two you would have to agree.

Take a look at the top 20 locations north of the boarder that the southerners are inspecting the most!!!

Buderim, with its leafy wide streets holding its own against the well published hustle and bustle of their energetic cousin, The Gold Coast. It rates third on the list. If you are thinking of selling and would like a free property valuation in Buderim, or the surrounding areas, then just call me for a no obligation appraisal.


1 Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

2 Hope Island, Gold Coast

3 Buderim, Sunshine Coast

4 Palm Beach, Gold Coast

5 Coolangatta, Gold Coast

6 Broadbeach Waters, Gold Coast

7 Robina, Gold Coast

8 Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast

9 Southport, Gold Coast

10 Broadbeach, Gold Coast

11 Peregian Beach, Sunshine Coast

12 Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast

13 Coolum Beach, Sunshine Coast

14 Coomera, Gold Coast

15 Burleigh Waters, Gold Coast

16 Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast

17 Labrador, Gold Coast

18 Noosaville, Sunshine Coast

19 Tugun, Gold Coast

20 Runaway Bay, Gold Coast


Everyone’s situation is different and there are many things to consider before selling your home or investment property. One thing however is for sure, the real estate market on the coast is currently flying high.

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Jamie Hill

Jamie Hill is a trusted real estate agent in Buderim, offering honest property appraisals and personalised services with over 26 years of sales experience, guiding clients from appraisal to settlement seamlessly.

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