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About Port Douglas

Port Douglas real estate - Real estate in Port Douglas is now sought after the world over. Our passion for where we live stems from Port Douglas being the only place in the world where two natural, world heritage listed sites (the Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest) exist side by side. If you would like buy or live in your own piece of paradise, please browse our real estate listings http://www.realestateportdouglas.com.au The views expressed in the Port Douglas blogs are not those of Century 21 Port Douglas Real Estate nor the Century 21 franchise.

Back In Business – Port Douglas

What a beautiful day we are having today! The sun is shining and the Coral Sea is so calm you would not even know the predicament we were in last Thursday.  The region sustained minor damage and fortunately no loss … Continue reading

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Douglas Disaster Management Group well prepared for Cyclone Ita

The Douglas Local Disaster Management Group met this morning and is well prepared for Tropical Cyclone Ita. The DLDMG – made up of representatives from Douglas Shire Council, Queensland Police, the State Emergency Service, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service, the … Continue reading

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RBA DECISION LIKELY TO BOLSTER CONFIDENCE IN PROPERTY

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes the Reserve Bank’s decision to leave the cash rate on hold at 2.5 per cent will bolster confidence in the Australian property market   “A ninth … Continue reading

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Cooya Beach 10 minutes from Port Douglas

If investing in property is about having some insight as to what areas are going to see significant capital growth then the latest RP Data report on Coastal Australian locations has Cooya Beach firmly on the map. Across the suburbs … Continue reading

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Red Tape Disadvantaging 1st Home Buyers

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes the regulatory burden placed on developers attempting to create new housing stock is disadvantaging first home buyers trying to enter the property market.   “Red and … Continue reading

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Market Is Not In A Boom

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes recent speculation that the property market is in a boom phase is unfounded and the market could be seen more as in a recovery, and only … Continue reading

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Benefits of Building a Granny Flat

Working in the building industry, I often see trends in home design come and go, yet one trend that has really caught my attention and offers a lot of benefits is building a granny flat.   The benefits of a … Continue reading

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HOPE YOU DIDN’T MISS THE BOAT – THE YEAR THAT WAS 2013 – CENTURY 21 PORT DOUGLAS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

In late 2008 it was clear that the days of large volumes of sales in Port Douglas was over. During the period 2009 – 2011 seller’s chased the Port Douglas property market down not knowing how far it would fall. … Continue reading

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RBA Decision

The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to hold the official cash rate at 2.50 per cent – a decision that is expected to continue to support the strengthening of the Australian real estate market.

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Housing Bubble Unlikely – Australian Property

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that it is unlikely that the Australian residential market is in, or developing, a housing bubble.   “Recent growth in national dwelling values could more be … Continue reading

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