Category Archives: Property Port Douglas

Mortgage Arrears Continue To Fall

Mortgage arrears have fallen for the second consecutive quarter, a welcome indication that Australia’s property market is remaining solid amid global financial turmoil, but there’s some even more good news.   According to the latest Fitch Ratings Dinkum Index for … Continue reading

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The Year That Was 2012 – Port Douglas Property Round Up

Thankfully the latter six months of 2012 have seen an increase in tourist numbers and general activity in Port Douglas. The accommodation houses and restaurants have been noticeably busier. The consequence of this is that property owners have experienced better returns. What … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Positive Signs For The Australian Housing Market

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that a spike in housing approvals over August, falling interest rates and rising capital city dwelling values suggest a housing market recovery may be well underway. … Continue reading

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What To Consider Before Buying A Holiday Home

For many Australians, the option of purchasing a holiday house for dual use an investment property is an attractive one, as it provides investors with a viable prospect for on-going rental returns and unique lifestyle benefits. Despite such, it is … Continue reading

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First Home Buyers in Queensland benefit from buying off the plan or building

Queensland first home buyers and the construction industry will benefit from the Newman Government’s first State Budget, which more than doubles the grant for new first home buyers. Premier Campbell Newman said first home buyers would receive $15,000 – up … Continue reading

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RBA Keeps Interest Rates 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 3.5 per cent for a second consecutive month – a decision that is expected to … Continue reading

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