Category Archives: Property Values

Australians love to renovate

Australian spending on renovations hit $31 billion last year. The current economic climate has made Australians hesitant to take on additional debt. Rather than purchasing a new home, people are investing in renovation projects on their current properties.  TV shows … Continue reading

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Capital City Values Rise Again

Dwelling values across capital cities recorded a second month of capital gains in July with dwelling values up by 0.6 per cent over the month following a 1.0 per cent rise in June. The RP Data-Rismark Hedonic Home Value Index … Continue reading

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RBA: the purported Housing Bubble, Australia’s economy and China

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Glenn Stevens, recently delivered a speech at a charity luncheon in Sydney that provided some telling commentary for Australian property investors. A highly respected figure that is watched closely by markets due … Continue reading

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Right Moment To Take The Leap

Timing isn’t the be-all and end-all of investing. Still, in-depth analysis of the property cycle to identify the best time to buy will boost your chances of buying a property that will outperform the average.   In a depressed market, … 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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PROPERTY PRICES MAY BE STABILISING

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that Australia’s residential property prices may be stabilising in light of recent figures showing that median home values in capital cities increased one per cent over … Continue reading

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Rate Hold Reinforces Positive Prospects for Residential Property Market

RATE HOLD REINFORCES POSITIVE PROSPECTS FOR RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MARKET   Century 21 Australia, the largest real estate company in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to hold the official interest rate at 3.5 per … Continue reading

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Hot tips for property investors

Whether you area first time home buyer or a seasoned property investor, it is always good to be reminded of smart property investment principles. Given such, I have decided to share with you the following piece provided by our very … Continue reading

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Four More Interest Rate Cuts In 2012

How does a 1% interest rate cut sound to you? According to an economist from one of the country’s Big Four banks, the RBA could spring four more interest rate cuts on the Aussie public this year. But will the … Continue reading

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Abolition of Sustainability Declarations now in effect.

On Wednesday 27 June, the Treasury (Cost of Living) and Other Legislation Amendment Act received royal assent. As a result, from Wednesday 27 June, there is no longer a requirement for Sellers or their Selling Agent to provide a Sustainability Declaration when selling a … Continue reading

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