Category Archives: Far North Queensland

One Last Shot For De-Amalgamation In Port Douglas

Early next year we’ll be organising a Fund Raising Luncheon so that we can support an advertising campaign to get our Shire back. In summary, I’ll make a few points:* I was one of many who accepted the concept that … Continue reading

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RATE HOLD TO HELP PROVIDE STABILITY IN HOUSING MARKET

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 the official cash rate on hold will provide some stability for the property market … 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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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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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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RBA: the purported Housing Bubble, Australia’s economy and China

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Glenn Stevens, recently delivered a speech at a charity luncheon in Sydney that provided some telling commentary for Australian property investors. A highly respected figure that is watched closely by markets due … Continue reading

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Right Moment To Take The Leap

Timing isn’t the be-all and end-all of investing. Still, in-depth analysis of the property cycle to identify the best time to buy will boost your chances of buying a property that will outperform the average.   In a depressed market, … Continue reading

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Four More Interest Rate Cuts In 2012

How does a 1% interest rate cut sound to you? According to an economist from one of the country’s Big Four banks, the RBA could spring four more interest rate cuts on the Aussie public this year. But will the … Continue reading

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Abolition of Sustainability Declarations now in effect.

On Wednesday 27 June, the Treasury (Cost of Living) and Other Legislation Amendment Act received royal assent. As a result, from Wednesday 27 June, there is no longer a requirement for Sellers or their Selling Agent to provide a Sustainability Declaration when selling a … Continue reading

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De-amalgamation Update Port Douglas

29 June 2012 De-amalgamation Update Port Douglas This Sunday marks the first hundred days of the new LNP State Government and we anticipate that sometime today (Friday 29 June) the Minister for Local Government, the Hon. David Crisafulli, will announce … Continue reading

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