Yearly Archives: 2012

RBA holds interest rate on Melbourne Cup Day

This is the first time in 6 years that the RBA has not moved interest rates in Australia on Melbourne Cup Day. The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to hold the official cash rate at 3.25 per cent– a … Continue reading

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Positive Signs For The Australian Housing Market

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that a spike in housing approvals over August, falling interest rates and rising capital city dwelling values suggest a housing market recovery may be well underway. … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: getting your home ready

Spring is the time to dry-clean duvets and shake out the rugs. More importantly, it’s time to oil the deck, dust off the outdoor furniture and make sure the BBQ is in peak condition.As the warmer weather arrives, we fling … Continue reading

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Make Your Garage Work

Do you use your garage to park the car, or as a junk room?  Too often the home garage is used for storing household detritus such as discarded toys, tins of paint, old furniture, clothes and documents, barely-used garden tools … Continue reading

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What To Consider Before Buying A Holiday Home

For many Australians, the option of purchasing a holiday house for dual use an investment property is an attractive one, as it provides investors with a viable prospect for on-going rental returns and unique lifestyle benefits. Despite such, it is … Continue reading

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Bring It On

The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to cut the official cash rate to 3.25 per cent – a decision that is expected to further stimulate the national residential property market and give confidence to those Australians considering a real … Continue reading

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CENTURY 21 AUSTRALIA EXPERIENCES RECORD GROWTH

  Century 21 Australia is experiencing the fastest pace of network growth in the company’s history, with on average, almost one new office joining the real estate group each week since the start of 2012.   During challenging market conditions, … Continue reading

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First Home Buyers in Queensland benefit from buying off the plan or building

Queensland first home buyers and the construction industry will benefit from the Newman Government’s first State Budget, which more than doubles the grant for new first home buyers. Premier Campbell Newman said first home buyers would receive $15,000 – up … Continue reading

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Rates On Hold As Spring Property Season Begins – Australia

Century 21, the largest real estate company in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to keep interest rates on hold this month will encourage prospective buyers to think seriously about making a property purchase … Continue reading

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Australians pay off mortgages at record speed

The acting CEO of Westpac, Australia’s biggest bank, has claimed that today’s homeowners are paying off their mortgages at twice the average rate for the past 30 years.             Speaking in Canberra at last week’s … Continue reading

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