Category Archives: First Home Buyers

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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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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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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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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Moving prized furniture to a new home

Moving is stressful enough. Moving prized furniture is even more nerve-wracking. Here’s some tips to keep your stuff safe and you sane. The better prepared you are for the move, the more likely it is to all go smoothly, so … Continue reading

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Signs of Market Recovery As Home Loan Approvals Lift For Second Consecutive Month

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the increase in dwelling finance commitments over September 2012 could indicate further strengthening in the residential property market.   According to recently released figures by … 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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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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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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House Prices in Australia – Speech by RBA Governor Glenn Stevens

This is an edited version of a speech given by Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens at the Annika Foundation Luncheon on July 24. Scaled to measures of income, Australian dwelling prices on a national basis have in fact declined and … Continue reading

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