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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Christmas Gift From the Reserve Bank of Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia today decided to cut the official cash rate to 3.0 per cent – a decision that is expected to encourage prospective buyers to make property purchases in the lead up to Christmas and during the … 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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