Tag Archives: Far North Queensland

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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Signs of Market Recovery As Home Loan Approvals Lift For Second Consecutive Month

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the increase in dwelling finance commitments over September 2012 could indicate further strengthening in the residential property market.   According to recently released figures by … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse Port Douglas 14th of November 2012

The Total Solar Eclipse on the morning of Wednesday 14th November is now less than a week away.    Changed Traffic Conditions for 13-14 November   Wangetti Beach: Open. A large parking area will be available opposite Wangetti College for … Continue reading

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RATE HOLD TO HELP PROVIDE STABILITY IN 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 (RBA) to keep the official cash rate on hold will provide some stability for the property market … 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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Make Your Garage Work

Do you use your garage to park the car, or as a junk room?  Too often the home garage is used for storing household detritus such as discarded toys, tins of paint, old furniture, clothes and documents, barely-used garden tools … 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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No wonder Australian Tourist Towns are Doing it Tough

Australian residents made a record eight million short-term trips overseas in 2011-12, according to the latest figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This is up from 7.4 million trips in 2010-2011, and more than double the … 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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