Category Archives: Housing Affordability

Turning your existing home into a rental property

There are many reasons why homeowners may choose to change their current principal place of residence (PPOR) into an investment property. Perhaps they are looking to upgrade to a larger – or perhaps downsize to a smaller – model, and … Continue reading

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Property Tips From The Experts

Welcome to the March 2012  Life @ Home issue proudly brought to you by Century 21 Port Douglas Real Estate. This month we look at various topics including turning your home into a rental property, 10 ways on how to … Continue reading

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New home sales crash to 11-year lows

New home sales crash to 11-year lowsRetail Trade; Construction Work; Private Sector Credit; New Home SalesNew home sales fell by 7.3 per cent in January to the lowest reading in 11-years. New detached house sales fell by 7.4 per cent … Continue reading

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PUTTING YOUR STRONGEST ROOM FORWARD

Which room in your home is a trump card for prospective buyers?  Is it the one they are actually interested in? A recent snap poll by Archicentre asked, among other things, which area in the home has the most pull. … Continue reading

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ENSURE YOUR MOVE IS A STRESS FREE EXPERIENCE

Moving house can be an exciting period, yet also has the potential to be a time-consuming and emotionally draining experience.  However, by preparing in advance and being organised you can make sure that come moving day, the process is efficient … Continue reading

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Good News For Housing Market

FINANCE FIGURES RISE IN DECEMBER Century 21, the largest real estate organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that improved housing finance figures in December 2011 could point to a strengthening of the Australian residential real estate market on the … Continue reading

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Market conditions providing opportunities for home buyers and investors

Century 21, the largest real estate organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that purchasing conditions for prospective residential property buyers could be set to improve over coming months, particularly if the Reserve Bank of Australia elects to cut interest … Continue reading

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Housing Finance Lifts

Housing finance picked up in November, according to data released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. In seasonally adjusted terms, the number of commitments for owner occupied housing finance rose 1.4 per cent in November 2011. In trend … Continue reading

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First Home buyers to lead the way in 2012

First time buyers are expected to be the major players in the property market this year, according to a nationwide poll of mortgage brokers. The Loan Market poll of 252 of its brokers found that 36% of respondents expected first … Continue reading

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Year off to positive start for residential real estate with dwelling approvals up

Century 21, the largest real estate organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the uplift in dwelling approvals recorded in November 2011 is welcome news for the Australian property market leading into 2012. “According to data released by the … Continue reading

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