Lee Sutherland

I have developed a lifelong passion for real estate after purchasing my first property at age 18, and my enthusiasm has not abated, it continues to grow stronger, eventually evolving into a successful career. After building my own personal property portfolio over many years, I have first-hand knowledge of how both buyers and sellers think, and this experience has been one of the keys to my ongoing success. Ranking in the top 20 nationally in 2013 for achieving a high volume of transactions, I have carved a name for himself amongst my peers not just locally, but nationally. I hold a full real estate license and Auctioneers license and also have tertiary qualifications in Business; I uses my knowledge to assist my clients to achieve their goals, and with my outstanding negotiation skills it enables me to secure even the most challenging deal.

Queensland Globe Tool – Assisting Buyers!

Queensland Globe is a FREE Queensland Government online interactive tool that could be an invaluable resource for potential buyers.  The tool transforms physical, geographical, and spatial data about a selected location into map format.  This can be downloaded and used on your smart phone, tablet, PC and Mac. Queensland Globe provides access to in excess…Read More→

Changes to Withholding Tax Rules

From July 1st 2017, the changes announced in May’s Federal Budget in regard to withholding tax for foreign residents selling properties valued at $750,000 and above, come into effect.  Previously, this only applied to properties $2 million and above; real estate agents and vendors selling properties above this $750K price range, need to be aware….Read More→

Strong Market Conditions to Continue

According to the latest South East Queensland Market Outlook Report by property analyst Michael Matusik, the Sunshine Coast is one of south-east Queensland’s best performers for property growth, with a 14% increase in residential sales volumes over 12 months. Other key indicators also support this positivity, see below: Average Time on Market Days:                   50% decrease…Read More→

Demographer Forecasts Exciting Vision for Sunshine Coast

Highly regarded Demographer Bernard Salt, has released an extensive report publishing growth projections for the Sunshine Coast up to 2040, titled “The Activated City: Imagining the Sunshine Coast in 2040”. In the report, he covers growth trajectory in population (breaking in down into age brackets), and industry sectors; whilst business will drive growth, increased population…Read More→

TOP RE/MAX ACHIEVERS JOIN ELITE GROUP

RE/MAX Australia recognised Sunshine Coast’s Lee Sutherland amongst its high achievers at the group’s annual awards held on 16th February at Brisbane City Hall. Managing Director Michael Davoren said on the back of mostly solid 2016 markets across Australia, the outlook was generally good for 2017. He said even with the positive vibes in the…Read More→

LEE HAS MILLION-PLUS REASONS FOR GLOBAL FAME

RE/MAX Australia celebrated Lee Sutherland’s induction into the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame at the real estate network’s gala annual awards held at Brisbane City Hall this month. RE/MAX Australia’s Managing Director Michael Davoren said the international honour belonged to an elite group whose members have generated more than $1millionUS in commission with RE/MAX. Hall…Read More→

Conveyancing: The Facts

Anyone partaking in a property transaction most likely have had to deal with a Conveyancer. A Conveyancer is the person who oversees and manages the actual sale transaction; their role differs from state to state, but essentially, they are involved in preparing and/or reviewing the sales contract and other legal documents involved in buying or…Read More→

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