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  • A strong start to May

    THE first weekend of May has yielded some strong auction results that point to a big month ahead. Coming off the back of an outstanding April, the winter chill did nothing to cool down the hot Australian property market last …

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  • Auction market remains hot as temperatures drop

    THE first weekend of May saw auction buyers out in force across Australia, with uncharacteristically fierce bidding action as the temperature dropped. Unlike other years, sellers and buyers are seemingly not deterred by the cooler months, and are capitalising on one of the …

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  • New listings on the rise

    SUPPLY is no longer an issue for the property market as it steams into May. New listing levels are on their way up for the largest residential property group in Australia, Ray White. New listings have shot up 61 per …

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  • Auctions show no sign of slowing down

    By all reports from the field, the Australian auction market is showing no sign of slowing down with 333 auctions booked today alone across Ray White, and eight in 10 of those properties sold under the hammer. Ray White accounts …

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  • In the heart of Bondi Beach

    THIS is the one you have all been waiting for in Bondi Beach. A rare gem like this free-standing duel level bungalow at 66 Francis St, Bondi Beach doesn’t come to market very often. In fact, this five bedroom home with a …

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  • Sellers take advantage of the market

    AUSTRALIA’S housing market is now well entrenched in one of the strongest growth phases on record. Buyer demand is still outpacing new stock additions. Demand is expected to remain strongest from first-time buyers and upgraders, many of whom are spending …

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  • Ray White opens in Queensland’s oldest town

    FAMILIAR local face Peter Mattson has brought Australasia’s largest real estate group to Queensland’s oldest town, Gayndah. Mr Mattson, who is known for his fresh approach to real estate in the area, has chosen to partner with Ray White to take advantage …

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  • Full steam ahead for incredible auction market

    IT WAS full steam ahead for the incredible auction market today as bidders across the country went above and beyond to secure their desired property as the momentum seemed unstoppable. Australasia’s leading property group, Ray White, booked a strong preliminary …

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  • Ray White powers up its property managers

    MORE than 800 property managers from across Ray White’s network yesterday joined virtually online for the latest PM Power Up, an inspirational training session. Hosted by Ray White Corporate Affairs Manager Natalie Hortz and Ray White Property Management CEO Emily Sim …

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  • 6 Things To Do Before You List a Property

    1. Research & plan Before you consider selling, research the market, focusing on properties in your area. Is it a good time to sell? Where do you intend to move next? What’s your budget, including moving? You don’t need all the answers, but you should develop a clear set of goals … Read more

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  • 2017 Federal Budget Highlights

    Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison’s second budget was delivered this month to Australia, with a range of changes for first home buyers, property investors and older Australians looking to downsize. Overall, the measures are designed to free up more development land and get first home buyers into the market sooner. Here … Read more

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  • Tips for buying property in 2016

    Since restrictions on lending have come into play, buying property might seem a little bit more challenging. There are still investment opportunities across the country and buying property continues to be an achievable goal. Here are some tips if you’re preparing to buy in 2016. Do your homework Spend some … Read more

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  • Where is 2015 heading?

    As listings slowly rise, we can expect price growth to still be above average but remain at a more sustainable level. There won’t be a dramatic fall away of prices in markets such as Sydney and Melbourne where demand remains strong, however, we won’t see street records continuously being broken. … Read more

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  • 5 steps to buying your first home

    Are you ready to leap off the rental treadmill and onto the property ladder? Buying your first home can be one of the most exciting periods of your life, but you’d be forgiven for feeling a little daunted by the whole process. After all, as someone who has never gone … Read more

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  • How to: Buy property in a red hot-market

    Are you breaking a sweat trying to buy a home in a fiercely competitive market? So what can you do if you need to buy and continue to get pipped at the property post? Try these 5 expert ideas: 1. Never wait to find ‘the one’ before researching Just as … Read more

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  • Is Australia in a Housing Bubble?

    Steadily rising house prices, fueled by record low interest rates, are sparking fears of an impending crash in Australia’s property market. Talk of a property bubble is increasing while questions continue around affordability, particularly in the surging Sydney and Melbourne markets. So what is a housing bubble, are we in … Read more

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  • Property Investor Mortgage Commitments Jump 22.9pc

    Investors are continuing to gobble up more of the mortgage pie – but so are first home buyers Australians made $32.7 billion of mortgage commitments in April, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. That marked a 17.3 per cent increase on the previous year. The owner-occupier share of those … Read more

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  • 8 things to look for when buying a unit

    1. Higher proportion of owner-occupiers Aim for at least a 70:30 ratio of owner-occupiers to investor. Often apartment block tends to be better maintained if there’s a higher proportion of owner-occupiers. Better presented units mean higher demand, which translates to better prospects for capital and rental growth. Being well cared … Read more

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  • 2015 Budget to Boost Property Market

    The recent Federal Budget largely left property alone – but it will likely have far-reaching ramifications for prices, investors and retirement planning. One of the biggest financial challenges Australians now face is funding their own retirement, as there are growing signs that the federal government’s age pension will be available only to … Read more

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