Category Archives: Queensland

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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Rental Listings Increase Annually

  According to RP Data’s latest Property Pulse report the total number of rental property listings across Australian capital cities increased 6.8 per cent over the year ending July 8. The ACT saw the biggest percentage increase in new listings, … 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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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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De-amalgamation Update Port Douglas

29 June 2012 De-amalgamation Update Port Douglas This Sunday marks the first hundred days of the new LNP State Government and we anticipate that sometime today (Friday 29 June) the Minister for Local Government, the Hon. David Crisafulli, will announce … Continue reading

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Residential Property May Become An Investor Safe Haven

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that an increasing number of Australian investors are regarding residential property as a relatively stable investment option in light of ongoing turbulence across local and global … Continue reading

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A Bidder’s Guide to Auctions in Queensland

A Bidder’s Guide for residential property in Queensland Bidding at an auction can be both exciting and intimidating to the uninitiated. This guide seeks to de-mystify the auction process and provide clarification on the roles and responsibilities of auctioneers and … Continue reading

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