Yearly Archives: 2013

Rising Consumer Sentiment A Positive Sign For the Port Douglas Housing Market

Century 21 Port Douglas Real Estate, part of the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the recent upward shift in housing market sentiment, as seen in RP Data-Nine Rewards’ Consumer Housing Market Sentiment Survey, … Continue reading

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RATES STAY ON HOLD BUT ECONOMISTS WARN OF FURTHER RATE CUTS

The Reserve Bank has today kept the cash rate on hold at 2.75% – in line with the predictions of most senior economists in Australia, sighting the major reason as the recent depreciation of the Australian dollar against the US … Continue reading

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How to buy and negotiate like a professional and bag a bargain

Smart investors know that when purchasing property, the right property hardly ever means the absolute cheapest property. Market research and networking are crucial when looking to bag a bargain. It’s also equally important to be in-the-know in regards to silent … Continue reading

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Act now for a capital works claim – time is almost up.

On July 18, 1985, the Australian Taxation Office introduced legislation which allowed property investors to claim capital works allowance (Division 43) – commonly known as building write-off – on residential properties. Essentially, this write-off allows residential property investors to claim … Continue reading

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Lift In Home Loan Approvals Suggests Strengthening Housing Market

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the lift in home loans approvals over February 2013 could point to a further strengthening of Australia’s residential property market.   According to recently released … Continue reading

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RBA Keeps The Official Cash Rate on Hold

  RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA KEEPS THE OFFICIAL CASH RATE ON HOLD The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to hold the official cash rate at three per cent – a decision that is expected to help create ongoing stability … Continue reading

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5 reasons a pre-purchase building inspection is essential

It may seem one of the more tedious aspects of buying yourself a home, but building inspections are a godsend. Trust me. It’s surprising how many people don’t think about getting a pre-purchase building inspection or even contemplate forgoing one … Continue reading

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New Home Sales Firming

Sales of new homes increased in December last year, marking the third consecutive monthly rise, according to a monthly survey of Australia’s largest volume builders. The HIA New Home Sales report shows that the total number of seasonally adjusted new … Continue reading

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Momentum Building in Port Douglas Property Market

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, has started to observe improving market conditions that may indicate that the Australian property market (including the Port Douglas market)  is moving into a new growth phase. Residential … Continue reading

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Rate Hold As Selling Season Begins

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to keep interest rates on hold will encourage many buyers to make a property purchase in the traditionally busy … Continue reading

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