Category Archives: Home Building

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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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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Rate Cut To Help Market Activity

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that yesterday’s decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the official cash rate to three per cent will encourage prospective buyers to make property … Continue reading

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A Christmas Gift From the Reserve Bank of Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to cut the official cash rate to 3.0 per cent – a decision that is expected to encourage prospective buyers to make property purchases in the lead up to Christmas and during the … 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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RBA holds interest rate on Melbourne Cup Day

This is the first time in 6 years that the RBA has not moved interest rates in Australia on Melbourne Cup Day. The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to hold the official cash rate at 3.25 per cent– a … 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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Australians love to renovate

Australian spending on renovations hit $31 billion last year. The current economic climate has made Australians hesitant to take on additional debt. Rather than purchasing a new home, people are investing in renovation projects on their current properties.  TV shows … 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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Mortgage hunger returning for first time since 2009

Mortgage demand has seen its first increase in eight quarters, leading an analyst to predict house price recovery is not far behind. The Veda Quarterly Consumer Credit Demand Index has shown the first increase in mortgage enquiries since 2009. Enquiries … Continue reading

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