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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.

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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Building a support squad

Nobody is an expert at every endeavor. It makes sense to focus your time on what you excel at, while bringing in professionals to help with other tasks and commitments. Most of us don’t bat an eyelid outsourcing to personal … Continue reading

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Capital city home values edge higher over August

Dwelling values across Australia’s combined capital cities recorded a 0.5 per cent increase in August 2013 according to RP Data-Rismark’s Home Value Index, taking the cumulative gain in home values to 7.0 per cent since the market bottomed out in … Continue reading

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State of the Market – Buyers Point of View

A recent survey conducted by realestateview.com.au has revealed an interesting snapshot of the current state of the market from a buyers perspective. Drawing information from more than 8,000 property seekers, results indicate demand from first home buyers is increasing and … Continue reading

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Lending Figures A Positive Sign For Housing Market

Century 21 Port Douglas Real Estate  believes that the increase seen in mortgage lending over July 2013 could foreshadow further improvements within Australia’s residential property market. According to Phil Holloway – Principal and Licensee of Century 21 Port Douglas Real … Continue reading

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As Predicted, RBA Sits Tight on Interest Rates

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to keep interest rates on hold in September should bode well for the residential real estate … Continue reading

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How investments create financial freedom

  People looking at buying their first investment property often express concern that investing will limit their financial freedom. Nothing could be further from the truth; property investment is a ticket to freedom. The current market presents ideal conditions for … Continue reading

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Data Suggests A Strengthening Property Market in Port Douglas

Century 21 Port Douglas Real Estate is part of  the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region. Phil Holloway believes that recent increases in home loan approvals and dwelling price growth could suggest ongoing strengthening of the … Continue reading

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August – And Another Rate Cut

The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to cut the official cash rate to 2.50 per cent – a decision that is expected to help further improve conditions for property buyers and mortgage holders leading into the traditionally busy spring … Continue reading

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