Category Archives: Real Estate

Unchanged Interest Rate Good News For Port Douglas Borrowers

Century 21 Port Douglas real estate is part of the biggest sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, and Phil Holloway Principal/Licensee believes that the decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold interest rates at 2.75 per cent … Continue reading

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Great News For Home Buyers – RBA Keeps Rates On Hold

The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to hold the official cash rate at 2.75 per cent – a decision that is expected to provide an ongoing incentive for homebuyers and investors looking to make a property purchase.  

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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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Lift In Home Loan Approvals Suggests Strengthening Housing Market

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the lift in home loans approvals over February 2013 could point to a further strengthening of Australia’s residential property market.   According to recently released … 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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New Home Sales Firming

Sales of new homes increased in December last year, marking the third consecutive monthly rise, according to a monthly survey of Australia’s largest volume builders. The HIA New Home Sales report shows that the total number of seasonally adjusted new … 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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