Category Archives: Real Estate

Properties Banks Don’t Like

    Company title- Instead of a strata title, an apartment might be on a company title, which means a company owns the block and each apartment is considered a share. Investing in a company title property means you become … 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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15 OF THE BEST DIY TIPS

Try these DIY tips to make home renovation and decoration easier.   1.   Don’t waste water by washing paintbrushes and rollers in between coats. Instead, wrap tightly in plastic cling film and they will stay moist – even overnight. … 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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Mortgage Arrears Continue To Fall

Mortgage arrears have fallen for the second consecutive quarter, a welcome indication that Australia’s property market is remaining solid amid global financial turmoil, but there’s some even more good news.   According to the latest Fitch Ratings Dinkum Index for … Continue reading

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Homes more affordable now

Housing has become a lot more affordable over the past year, due to a drop in home prices combined with lower home loan rates and higher incomes, according to property analysis provider RP Data. Based on around 285,000 sales over … Continue reading

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The Year That Was 2012 – Port Douglas Property Round Up

Thankfully the latter six months of 2012 have seen an increase in tourist numbers and general activity in Port Douglas. The accommodation houses and restaurants have been noticeably busier. The consequence of this is that property owners have experienced better returns. What … Continue reading

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Rate Cut To Help Market Activity

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that yesterday’s decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the official cash rate to three per cent will encourage prospective buyers to make property … Continue reading

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