Welcome to The Informed Buyer

The Informed Buyer was created to apply some fresh thinking so that more people can benefit by using a qualified Buyer’s Agent when buying property.  Whether you’re searching for your first home, a family looking to upgrade or downsize, relocating or investing talk to me about how I can make your unique journey more productive, informative and enjoyable.

I specialise in locating and securing properties in Brisbane’s inner city suburbs, helping people purchase the ideal property that best matches their lifestyle and budget whilst saving time in the process.

"We could not be happier in our new home"

The Dubé Family, 2018

 

 

 

 

How can I help?

New Family Home

For families looking for the perfect home that fits everyone’s needs.

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   Co-Pilot Service

Ideal for when you would like to benefit from the assistance of an expert but also want to participate participate in searching for their new home. Have a trusted advisor work alongside you every step of the buying journey.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports for up to 12 properties
  • Negotiation support
  • Maximum 8-week search period

[Learn more about my Co-Pilot Service] 

   Complete Service

An end-to-end comprehensive service that has everything included.  The Complete Service is best suited to busy families looking for their next family home.

Our Complete Service offering is the way to reduce the stress and time commitments of searching for a property, whilst at the same time achieving a great outcome that meets your lifestyle and budget.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports – unlimited
  • Negotiation support
  • Settlement support

[Learn more about my Complete Service]

Moving to Brisbane

Ideal for those who need to  relocate or know more about Brisbane’s best suburbs to live.

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   Complete Service

An end-to-end premium and comprehensive service suited to busy professionals, families, and other homebuyers planning to relocate to Brisbane.

Our complete service offering is the way to reduce the stress and time commitments of searching for a property, whilst at the same time achieving a great outcome that meets your lifestyle and budget.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports – unlimited
  • Negotiation support
  • Settlement support

 

[Learn more about my Complete Service] 

   Brisbane Rundown

Are you looking to buy or rent in Brisbane but are unsure what location is best for you?

What it includes:

  • 2 x 30-minute calls to understand your situation and requirements.
  • Customised itinerary to spend the day (5 hours) with a local professional who will show you ideal suburbs and facilities to fit your needs.
  • Property inspections where required to highlight property values in areas.
  • Airport transfers if necessary.

If you’re looking to rent in Brisbane, I can also assist with rental inspections and guidance.

 

[Learn more about my Brisbane Rundown service]

Investor

Savvy investors wanting the most convenient and informed way to purchase property.

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Complete Service

Our complete service offering is the easiest way to acquire an investment property that meets your budget and investment objectives.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports – unlimited
  • Negotiation support
  • Settlement support

[Learn more about my Complete Service offering]

   Brisbane Run-Down

Are you looking to invest in Brisbane but unsure what location is best for you?

What it includes:

  • 2 x 30-minute call to understand your situation and requirements.
  • Customised itinerary to spend the day (5 hours) with a local professional who will show you ideal suburbs and facilities to fit your needs.
  • Property inspections where required to highlight property values in areas.
  • Airport transfers if necessary.

[Learn more about my Brisbane Rundown service]

First Home Buyer

For those who could use an expert on their side when buying their first property.

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   Action Plan

This is a great, low-risk way to engage the professional expertise of a buyer’s agent. There is a once-off affordable fee, and no obligation or expectation to use our more comprehensive services.

What it includes:

  • Customised action plan outlining the steps to purchasing your ideal home within your budget
  • Identification of focus suburbs
  • Negotiation tips and a buying process outline

 

[Learn more about my Action Plan service] 

   Co-Pilot Service

This service is ideal for those who would like to benefit from the assistance of an expert and trusted advisor to work alongside them every step of the buying journey.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports for up to 12 properties
  • Negotiation support
  • Maximum 8-week search period

[Learn more about my Co-Pilot Service]

Co-Pilot Service

Ideal for when you would like to benefit from the assistance of an expert but also want to participate participate in searching for their new home. Have a trusted advisor work alongside you every step of the buying journey.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports for up to 12 properties
  • Negotiation support
  • Maximum 8-week search period

Complete Service

An end-to-end comprehensive service that has everything included.  The Complete Service is best suited to busy families looking for their next family home.

Our Complete Service offering is the way to reduce the stress and time commitments of searching for a property, whilst at the same time achieving a great outcome that meets your lifestyle and budget.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports – unlimited
  • Negotiation support
  • Settlement support

Complete Service

An end-to-end premium and comprehensive service suited to busy professionals, families, and other homebuyers planning to relocate to Brisbane.

Our complete service offering is the way to reduce the stress and time commitments of searching for a property, whilst at the same time achieving a great outcome that meets your lifestyle and budget.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports – unlimited
  • Negotiation support
  • Settlement support

Brisbane Rundown

Are you looking to buy or rent in Brisbane but are unsure what location is best for you?

What it includes:

  • 2 x 30-minute calls to understand your situation and requirements.
  • Customised itinerary to spend the day (5 hours) with a local professional who will show you ideal suburbs and facilities to fit your needs.
  • Property inspections where required to highlight property values in areas.
  • Airport transfers if necessary.

If you’re looking to rent in Brisbane, I can also assist with rental inspections and guidance.

 

Action Plan

This is a great, low-risk way to engage the professional expertise of a buyer’s agent. There is a once-off affordable fee, and no obligation or expectation to use our more comprehensive services.

What it includes:

  • Customised action plan outlining the steps to purchasing your ideal home within your budget
  • Identification of focus suburbs
  • Negotiation tips and a buying process outline

Co-Pilot Service

This service is ideal for those who would like to benefit from the assistance of an expert and trusted advisor to work alongside them every step of the buying journey.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports for up to 12 properties
  • Negotiation support
  • Maximum 8-week search period

Complete Service

Our complete service offering is the easiest way to acquire an investment property that meets your budget and investment objectives.

What it includes:

  • Customised property search plan
  • Property search assistance including off-market and on-market properties
  • Inspections and property guidance reports – unlimited
  • Negotiation support
  • Settlement support

    Brisbane Rundown

    Are you looking to invest in Brisbane but unsure what location is best for you?

    What it includes:

    • 2 x 30-minute calls to understand your situation and requirements.
    • Customised itinerary to spend the day (5 hours) with a local professional who will show you ideal suburbs and facilities to fit your needs.
    • Property inspections where required to highlight property values in areas.
    • Airport transfers if necessary.

    Recent Purchases

     

     Graceville 

     “Purchased in two weeks, your level-headed practical input was exactly what we needed” 
    Young Professional Family

    Kelvin Grove

     “This home is the perfect size and also in our preferred school catchment.” 
    Young family

    Wilston

     “Such an awesome location, my plan is to stay here and renovate in the future” 
    First Home Buyer

    Wooloowin

     “Our new home has the perfect layout for the whole family”

    Growing Family

    Wilston

     “The perfect renovation project secured in a tightly held street”

    Upsizing Family

    Contact Details

    Jayne: 0427 623 639

    Licensed Real Estate Agent – QLD 4215511
    Bachelor of Business Mgt / Bachelor of Commerce
    Certified Practising Accountant (CPA)

    Address: Level 1/240 Waterworks Rd, Ashgrove (by appointment only)

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    Client Brief: This property has now been secured for a deserving first home buyer.
    A top floor, three bed unit with district views from the oversized north facing balcony was the result . More details to come. Thanks for your professional approach on the sales side @real_estate_rach
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    This recent client feedback made my day, why??? Because I want my clients to absolutely love their new home. I want them to smile every time they arrive home and when this email landed unexpectedly I knew someone was standing in their new home smiling 😁. Like that proud smile of ‘look at this place and I live here’! #homesweethome
    #brisbaneanyday
    #kelvingrove
    #dontsettleforsecondbest
    #exceedexpectations
    #brisbanebuyersagent
    #theinformedbuyer
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    𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐰𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐚 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐦!!!⁣

    We can do this people...... ⁣
    let’s face it we are doing it 👊👊 and our homes are hopefully stepping up to the challenge too!!⁣

    Where is everyone putting their classroom next week??? ⁣

    Ok happy to start..... we are using the guest room (no visitors anyway). We have pushed the bed over to the corner now known as the ‘cosy reading corner’ and popped the camping table up for the school desk. The kids have coloured some fun pictures to pop behind them on video calls with their class mates. ⁣

    It will do for short term 🤞 school at home. The camping table has sharpie all over it but hey I am sure that will bring back memories one day of this crazy time.⁣ 📷 from back in the day of the ‘open home’. This one was in Toowong with @anne.mcgrathwilston
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    Happy Easter to everyone!
    I am sure it will be a different one but something to remember. Our camping plans have been postponed so we will be painting our fence and spending more time at home as a family. #mariokart #roahldahl #roastdinners
    I am sure we will eat way too much chocolate but right now that seems like a good plan. 🐰 🐰
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    Client currently seeking!!! My most ready to buy client is searching for this..... an inner city apartment.
    Most important feature is a green leafy outlook. 🌳 🌳 🌳
    When it comes to apartment buys I always look for a unique feature that will stand the test is time.
    I know I have spoken to many agents directly but if anyone has anything that could fit please get in touch. ☎️ 0427623639
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    Home sweet Home through these times.

    Another great way to use every inch of space at home while we move through this- that driveway and car parking space. Whether it’s hand ball 🎾 , hopscotch, scooter 🛴 track or chalk board! I am loving seeing this and we have been doing the same. Not as good as this one though.

    Cars 🚙 move out of the way some good old fashioned fun is being had in your space!

    Thanks for the share @twogirlsandalaptop 📷 thanks to a friend
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    Have our homes ever been more important....... Over the past few weeks we have all been busy transforming our home sweet home into our place for everything!

    It’s our new workplace, where we exercise, school our kids, new family schedules are being put in place. Every nook and corner is being used and it makes me happy to see people enjoying their homes and neighbourhood in new ways.

    Let’s share some ideas of what we are doing and enjoying about this time...... Ok I will start. 🙋🏻‍♀️. I am loving seeing people sitting on their front decks again. Using it as a quiet space to read, a cup of tea while waving hello to neighbours passing by. This space was for dust and shoe collections is now getting used for what they were originally designed for. 😊 📷 @rwnewfarm of a recent client’s purchase in Wooloowin.
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    𝐀𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐚 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐞𝐲⁣
    (Local knowledge)

    𝗪𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞? Holland Park⁣

    𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐞𝐲?⁣
    4 years⁣

    𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐞𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐢𝐬 𝐮𝐧𝐟𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐫 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐛𝐚𝐧𝐞? It has a family friendly suburban feel to the area but still only 4km to the city so easy access to everything.⁣

    𝐅𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞?⁣
    We like to let our little one on her trike and walk down to the local park to find some ducks and turtles. 🦆🐢 ⁣

    𝐅𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩? Little Clive cafe on Ipswich Rd- I order the waffle specials and the staff are always super friendly.⁣ @littleclive ⁣
    𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐮𝐛𝐮𝐫𝐛 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠? A good high school from the area.⁣

    𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐬𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐭𝐬? Post war homes on good block sizes with town house redevelopments now popping up.⁣

    𝗪𝐡𝐲 𝐝𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐞𝐲? I feel so close and connected- we can ride our bikes into Southbank, we have the City one way, Rocklea markets another or can be on the M1 to the Gold Coast it’s fantastic.⁣

    Anita is also a rockstar property manager @flyteproperty that I am so grateful to have met and my go to when it comes to all things about tenants.
    ...

    Lunch with the best buyer’s agents in the country!! It’s amazing how coming together with others can recharge your energy, learn, grow and improve. #buyersagent #mastermind #buyersadvocate #abundancemindset #brisbanebuyersagent #theinformedbuyer ...

    Currently seeking for my wonderful clients!!! This hard working professional couple want a hassle free home where they can relax and enjoy life together. #lifegoals #smart

    If you have something that may work please get in touch and we can discuss budget.
    Preferred areas: Auchenflower, Milton, Paddington.
    ...

    𝐊𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐀𝐬𝐡𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞⁣
    (suburbs through the eyes of a local)

    𝗪𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐀𝐬𝐡𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞?⁣
    Kirribilli, Sydney ⁣
    Soho, New York⁣

    𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐬𝐡𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐢𝐭?⁣
    Safe, family friendly, a lovely community, close enough to the city for an easy commute, lots of green spaces, bike-paths and bush walks. Exceptional schools both public and private.⁣

    𝐅𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩- The Sunroom- dress shop it’s my go to for my wardrobe.⁣

    𝐅𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭: Green Mango Thai- I always order the Pad Thai ⁣

    𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐀𝐬𝐡𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞? Trains as there are just buses for public transport. I would love more restaurants for night time options to stay local.⁣

    𝐅𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲- We just love going down to the creek and throwing rocks in and getting muddy with the kids and our dogs.⁣

    Thanks for being my first local @kristenlowreywrites I also live in Ashgrove and agree with all of the above!
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    Client Brief- OWNER OCCUPIERS
    If you are an agent or know of a home that sounds similar to this - please get in touch.
    FYI- no western rear homes please.
    Hope to hear from you soon! 📞 0427623639
    ...

    Brisbane I love how your suburbs are the perfect jigsaw to create such a liveable city.
    Behind all those quirky names and squiggles of boundary’s there is so much history, sense of community and reasons why people love their own suburb.
    Each week I am going to ask a local to give me some insight into their suburb and why they love where they live or perhaps why the don’t. 🏠💙💚💙 #brisbaneanyday #brisbanesuburbs #brisbanecity #movetobrisbane #brisbanelocals #lovewhereyoulive #brisbaneproperty #brisbanebuyersagent #theinformedbuyer #peopleofbrisbane
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