Category Archives: Housing Affordability

Cooya Beach 10 minutes from Port Douglas

If investing in property is about having some insight as to what areas are going to see significant capital growth then the latest RP Data report on Coastal Australian locations has Cooya Beach firmly on the map. Across the suburbs … Continue reading

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State of the Market – Buyers Point of View

A recent survey conducted by realestateview.com.au has revealed an interesting snapshot of the current state of the market from a buyers perspective. Drawing information from more than 8,000 property seekers, results indicate demand from first home buyers is increasing 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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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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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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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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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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Lift In Home Loan Approvals Suggests Strengthening Housing Market

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the lift in home loans approvals over February 2013 could point to a further strengthening of Australia’s residential property market.   According to recently released … 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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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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