Category Archives: Far North Queensland

Inquiry into the affordability of residential strata title insurance

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Report on High Cost of Body Corporate Insurance

Recommendations For High Body Corporate Insurance Port Douglas unit owners who are outraged about their high body corporate fees, were given the opportunity to make a submission to the FederalGovernment Inquiry. The Government has tabled the report on residential strata title … Continue reading

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10 ways to pick a hot spot

The biggest skill an investor can have is to know how to predict the market. Obviously no one has a crystal ball and no one can predict with 100% certainty what’s going to happen, but there are ways to form … Continue reading

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Government Audit Flags Port Douglas as a “successful destination”.

An audit report  released by the Australian Government on tourism from Cairns to Townsville has shown Port Douglas in a very favourable light. An exert from the report finds: “Port Douglas presents a very different tourist proposition to the other areas … Continue reading

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New home sales crash to 11-year lows

New home sales crash to 11-year lowsRetail Trade; Construction Work; Private Sector Credit; New Home SalesNew home sales fell by 7.3 per cent in January to the lowest reading in 11-years. New detached house sales fell by 7.4 per cent … Continue reading

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Mossman Gorge Centre Nears Completion

Despite challenging delays, the $20 million Mossman Gorge Centre is finally nearing completion with managers expecting to commence operation on 1 May. While access to the Mossman Gorge road will be restricted to traffic between the hours of 8am and … Continue reading

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Good News For Housing Market

FINANCE FIGURES RISE IN DECEMBER Century 21, the largest real estate organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that improved housing finance figures in December 2011 could point to a strengthening of the Australian residential real estate market on the … Continue reading

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Market conditions providing opportunities for home buyers and investors

Century 21, the largest real estate organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that purchasing conditions for prospective residential property buyers could be set to improve over coming months, particularly if the Reserve Bank of Australia elects to cut interest … Continue reading

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First Home buyers to lead the way in 2012

First time buyers are expected to be the major players in the property market this year, according to a nationwide poll of mortgage brokers. The Loan Market poll of 252 of its brokers found that 36% of respondents expected first … Continue reading

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Year off to positive start for residential real estate with dwelling approvals up

Century 21, the largest real estate organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the uplift in dwelling approvals recorded in November 2011 is welcome news for the Australian property market leading into 2012. “According to data released by the … Continue reading

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