This is a question as real estate agents we have heard dozens of times. Why not check it out yourself and know exactly what you are buying? Access all you need to know about your property or the property you are considering buying before the storm season which is fast approaching. Free floodwise property reports are available online. You can download a Floodwise property report and overland flow from the brisbane council website brisbane.qld.gov.au They also have available an “Early warning alert system and Creek flood alert service. Warnings are sent via sms or email to let you know how your neighbourhood will be affected. You can sign up by calling the council on 3403 8888.
The state emergency service have also put together a “How to prepare your property against flooding” on You tube. www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojGvnxHbuks which is worth a look if you are in an area potentially affected.