Category Archives: Queensland

Smaller cities most liveable for families

  A GREAT deal is made of Melbourne’s much-vaunted ‘’liveability’’ and Sydney’s glam harbourside lifestyle. But for families who grow weary of the rat race, it seems the sedate Tasmanian city of Launceston is the country’s most family-friendly place. New … Continue reading

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De-amalgamation update – Meeting with Minister

Representatives of FODS had a successful meeting yesterday with the Minister for Local Government, the Hon. David Crisafulli. The Minister did not dispute that a new Douglas could be viable, and, in fact, re-iterated that we had been given the … Continue reading

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Attractive Buying Conditions For 2013

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that 2012 saw a general stabilisation in Australian residential property prices which in turn may provide a strong platform for moderate growth in 2013.   “Century … 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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One Last Shot For De-Amalgamation In Port Douglas

Early next year we’ll be organising a Fund Raising Luncheon so that we can support an advertising campaign to get our Shire back. In summary, I’ll make a few points:* I was one of many who accepted the concept that … 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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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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