Category Archives: Property Tips

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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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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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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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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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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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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RATE HOLD TO HELP PROVIDE STABILITY IN HOUSING MARKET

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to keep the official cash rate on hold will provide some stability for the property market … 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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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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