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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.

Tourists Flocking Back To The Beach…..and Port Douglas

Source: by: Lisa Allen From: The Australian August 01, 2013 HOTELIERS and investors have spent little money refurbishing and developing the nation’s beach resorts, but domestic tourists are returning to flop-and-drop destinations, with research showing the Whitsundays, Port Douglas, Coffs Harbour and … Continue reading

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Housing Market Holds Opportunities For Buyers

Century 21 Port Douglas part of the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that Australia’s residential property market is presenting some strong purchase opportunities for prospective buyers. “We are seeing a number of factors combine … Continue reading

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Port Douglas Property Update

The median sales price in the suburb Port Douglas for Jan to Mar 2013 is $248,250 based on 62 government verified sales. This represents a 35.1% decrease when compared to the same period as last year. In addition to this, … Continue reading

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Unchanged Interest Rate Good News For Port Douglas Borrowers

Century 21 Port Douglas real estate is part of the biggest sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, and Phil Holloway Principal/Licensee believes that the decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold interest rates at 2.75 per cent … Continue reading

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Great News For Home Buyers – RBA Keeps Rates On Hold

The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to hold the official cash rate at 2.75 per cent – a decision that is expected to provide an ongoing incentive for homebuyers and investors looking to make a property purchase.  

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Port Douglas Property Update

  Thanks to Herron Todd White for the below report. Whilst it does not refer directly to Port Douglas, Cairns is our closest statistical indicator of Month to Month property trends. The Cairns property market has been experiencing stronger levels … Continue reading

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Holiday Lets – Risks and Rewards

Renting out an investment property as short stay accommodation can be lucrative, but it can also come with some associated risks. Furniture, games consoles, cutlery and crockery can be broken or stolen – making inventory management and insurance for short … Continue reading

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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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