Monthly Archives: February 2012

New home sales crash to 11-year lows

New home sales crash to 11-year lowsRetail Trade; Construction Work; Private Sector Credit; New Home SalesNew home sales fell by 7.3 per cent in January to the lowest reading in 11-years. New detached house sales fell by 7.4 per cent … Continue reading

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PUTTING YOUR STRONGEST ROOM FORWARD

Which room in your home is a trump card for prospective buyers?  Is it the one they are actually interested in? A recent snap poll by Archicentre asked, among other things, which area in the home has the most pull. … Continue reading

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ENSURE YOUR MOVE IS A STRESS FREE EXPERIENCE

Moving house can be an exciting period, yet also has the potential to be a time-consuming and emotionally draining experience.  However, by preparing in advance and being organised you can make sure that come moving day, the process is efficient … Continue reading

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Cold water thrown on Port Douglas Lagoon

The Port Douglas lagoon continues to be a thorn in Council’s side with Cook MP Jason O’Brien saying the project should be delayed while its merits are examined further. Mr O’Brien said community consultation remains a key to the success … Continue reading

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Mossman Gorge Centre Nears Completion

Despite challenging delays, the $20 million Mossman Gorge Centre is finally nearing completion with managers expecting to commence operation on 1 May. While access to the Mossman Gorge road will be restricted to traffic between the hours of 8am and … Continue reading

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Good News For Housing Market

FINANCE FIGURES RISE IN DECEMBER Century 21, the largest real estate organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that improved housing finance figures in December 2011 could point to a strengthening of the Australian residential real estate market on the … Continue reading

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Less is more in fight for FIFO

It’s what we don’t have that makes us special – That’s the view of Poseidon Sailaway’s Steve Edmondson who is working hard to promote the region to the Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) mining employee market. Mr Edmondson has been … Continue reading

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Market conditions providing opportunities for home buyers and investors

Century 21, the largest real estate organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that purchasing conditions for prospective residential property buyers could be set to improve over coming months, particularly if the Reserve Bank of Australia elects to cut interest … Continue reading

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