Category Archives: Port Douglas

Smaller cities most liveable for families

  A GREAT deal is made of Melbourne’s much-vaunted ‘’liveability’’ and Sydney’s glam harbourside lifestyle. But for families who grow weary of the rat race, it seems the sedate Tasmanian city of Launceston is the country’s most family-friendly place. New … Continue reading

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Properties Banks Don’t Like

    Company title- Instead of a strata title, an apartment might be on a company title, which means a company owns the block and each apartment is considered a share. Investing in a company title property means you become … Continue reading

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De-amalgamation update – Meeting with Minister

Representatives of FODS had a successful meeting yesterday with the Minister for Local Government, the Hon. David Crisafulli. The Minister did not dispute that a new Douglas could be viable, and, in fact, re-iterated that we had been given the … Continue reading

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Tips For Creating A Guest Room/Home Office

Having a home office and guest room are luxuries many of us can hardly afford in smaller homes or apartments. It almost makes perfect sense for an infrequently used guest room to work double duty as a home office. But … 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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15 OF THE BEST DIY TIPS

Try these DIY tips to make home renovation and decoration easier.   1.   Don’t waste water by washing paintbrushes and rollers in between coats. Instead, wrap tightly in plastic cling film and they will stay moist – even overnight. … Continue reading

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De-amalgamation Q & A Luncheon

INVITATION TO ATTEND A LUNCH TIME MEETING CONCERNING DE-AMALGAMATION To assist fellow citizens in our community to understand the issues, the costs and the benefits I have organized a meeting/forum for people to attend, ask questions and contribute. DATE: 12 … Continue reading

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Attractive Buying Conditions For 2013

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that 2012 saw a general stabilisation in Australian residential property prices which in turn may provide a strong platform for moderate growth in 2013.   “Century … Continue reading

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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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Homes more affordable now

Housing has become a lot more affordable over the past year, due to a drop in home prices combined with lower home loan rates and higher incomes, according to property analysis provider RP Data. Based on around 285,000 sales over … Continue reading

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