PHOTO: 105 Farnell Street, Chermside Qld 4032 Source: Supplied.

THE capital city has become a magnet for buyers searching for bargain investments, given prices start as low as $79,000. Here’s a taste of what’s available right now.

Escalating prices in southern capitals has seen high yielding, lower cost properties become the catchcry for investors – with a new hotspot emerging in the shadows of Brisbane’s apartment surge.

At least eight separate one-bedroom properties were currently listed in the five-digit price range in Brisbane – priced between $79,0000 and $90,000 and mostly in the inner city area and split between motels, serviced apartments and retirement complexes.