Category Archives: New Homes

Report identifies possible reforms to achieve housing solutions

Should you invest your hard-earned cash in house on a quarter acre block, or a low-maintenance apartment in the city? It’s the age-old question that plagues property investors across the nation, and as is often the case when it comes … 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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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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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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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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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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