Category Archives: Property

Rising Consumer Sentiment A Positive Sign For the Port Douglas Housing Market

Century 21 Port Douglas Real Estate, part of the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the recent upward shift in housing market sentiment, as seen in RP Data-Nine Rewards’ Consumer Housing Market Sentiment Survey, … 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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Act now for a capital works claim – time is almost up.

On July 18, 1985, the Australian Taxation Office introduced legislation which allowed property investors to claim capital works allowance (Division 43) – commonly known as building write-off – on residential properties. Essentially, this write-off allows residential property investors to claim … 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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5 reasons a pre-purchase building inspection is essential

It may seem one of the more tedious aspects of buying yourself a home, but building inspections are a godsend. Trust me. It’s surprising how many people don’t think about getting a pre-purchase building inspection or even contemplate forgoing one … Continue reading

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Momentum Building in Port Douglas Property Market

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, has started to observe improving market conditions that may indicate that the Australian property market (including the Port Douglas market)  is moving into a new growth phase. Residential … 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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RATE HOLD WILL SUPPORT 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 to keep interest rates on hold at three per cent, will likely encourage the national housing market … 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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