Category Archives: Home Ownership

Rental Listings Increase Annually

  According to RP Data’s latest Property Pulse report the total number of rental property listings across Australian capital cities increased 6.8 per cent over the year ending July 8. The ACT saw the biggest percentage increase in new listings, … 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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PROPERTY PRICES MAY BE STABILISING

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that Australia’s residential property prices may be stabilising in light of recent figures showing that median home values in capital cities increased one per cent over … 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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Maintain a garden even if you’re living in an apartment

When comparing the pros and cons of apartment living, a drawback that usually tends to arise is that apartments generally don’t allow for occupants to have a garden. While many won’t see this as an issue at all, others might … 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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Unlocking Your Super To Buy Property

  Century 21 Port Douglas Real Estate has always believed that residential property investors were somewhat disadvantaged by the superannuation system as we were traditionally disallowed from unlocking the equity in our super to invest into property – our favoured … 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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Renovating For Profit – Tips From The Experts

It’s the Holy Grail for many property investors – buying a property, renovating it, and then selling it for a profit. Chris Gray, host of ‘Sky News Business’ and ‘Your Property Empire’ recently shared his thoughts on what property investors … Continue reading

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