Category Archives: Housing Affordability

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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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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RBA: the purported Housing Bubble, Australia’s economy and China

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Glenn Stevens, recently delivered a speech at a charity luncheon in Sydney that provided some telling commentary for Australian property investors. A highly respected figure that is watched closely by markets due … Continue reading

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Rate Hold Will Strengthen Stability Within Housing Market

Century 21 Port Douglas Real Estate, believes that the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to keep the official interest rate on hold at 3.5 per cent for a second consecutive month will help to continue to stabilise Australia’s residential property … 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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