Category Archives: Property Insurance

Red Tape Disadvantaging 1st Home Buyers

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes the regulatory burden placed on developers attempting to create new housing stock is disadvantaging first home buyers trying to enter the property market.   “Red and … Continue reading

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HOPE YOU DIDN’T MISS THE BOAT – THE YEAR THAT WAS 2013 – CENTURY 21 PORT DOUGLAS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

In late 2008 it was clear that the days of large volumes of sales in Port Douglas was over. During the period 2009 – 2011 seller’s chased the Port Douglas property market down not knowing how far it would fall. … Continue reading

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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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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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RBA Keeps The Official Cash Rate on Hold

  RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA KEEPS THE OFFICIAL CASH RATE ON HOLD The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to hold the official cash rate at three per cent – a decision that is expected to help create ongoing stability … Continue reading

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10 Highly Dangerous “Tips” Investors Get

  1. Invest in the US If the property market is so good there, why aren’t the locals snapping properties up? Expect more volatility to come. Those spruiking these properties are on handsome commissions and a lack of good research … 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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Great returns on granny flats – but extra insurance required

Investors are getting returns of 10-16 per cent on the cost of adding granny flats to their existing properties – and increased cash flow courtesy of two lots of rent for the same land.             … Continue reading

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