Category Archives: Home Ownership

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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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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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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Momentum Building in Port Douglas Property Market

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, has started to observe improving market conditions that may indicate that the Australian property market (including the Port Douglas market)  is moving into a new growth phase. Residential … Continue reading

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Properties Banks Don’t Like

    Company title- Instead of a strata title, an apartment might be on a company title, which means a company owns the block and each apartment is considered a share. Investing in a company title property means you become … Continue reading

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Annual Change In Captial City Dwelling Values

Capital city home values have fallen by -0.4% throughout 2012 • Across the capital cities, property values have fallen by -0.4% over the 2012 calendar year, following a -3.8% fall in values in 2011. • Melbourne has been the weakest … Continue reading

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15 OF THE BEST DIY TIPS

Try these DIY tips to make home renovation and decoration easier.   1.   Don’t waste water by washing paintbrushes and rollers in between coats. Instead, wrap tightly in plastic cling film and they will stay moist – even overnight. … 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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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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