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  • Record breaking auction week at Ray White

    SOME 82 per cent of all auctions held in Australia today sold under the hammer as competition continues to heat up as 2020 draws to a close, according to Ray White. The largest property group in Australasia this week had …

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  • Elite agent joins Ray White Castle Hill

    RAY WHITE Castle Hill has welcomed top performer and Elite Ray White agent Faz Najmi (pictured above) to their award winning sales team. Mr Najmi began his real estate career 12 years ago with Ray White New Zealand. The superstar seller quickly …

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  • Ray White supports Victorian Budget 2020

    Ray White Victoria welcomed the state government’s move to provide a discount on stamp duty for those purchasing new and established homes valued up to $1 million, up until June 30 next year. The measures equate to discounts of 50 …

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  • Online enquiries and OFI numbers surge

    ONLINE enquiry and open for inspection attendance has been a great way to track buyer demand and this week all numbers are pointing to a massive end to the spring selling season. The Ray White Group has seen intense online …

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  • Queensland’s best acreage lifestyle on offer

    THE Sunshine Coast hinterland has been in such strong demand with buyers in 2020 and the latest key listing by leading agency Ray White Buderim is expected to be highly sought after for its signature acreage lifestyle. Ray White Buderim …

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  • Relaxed beachside luxury in Carrum

    JOSIE Kelsey will miss many things about her four bedroom Carrum beach residence but looking out from her three storey high bedroom window is top of the list. While Ms Kelsey and husband Paul Kelsey will miss their four bedroom 669-670 …

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  • AFL’s Brad Crouch to make his mark at auction

    BRAD CROUCH, who won the best-and-fairest award for Adelaide Crows in 2019, is sending his stylishly renovated house with subdividing potential at 4 Sydney Avenue in Kidman Park to auction. Mr Crouch, who will officially join St Kilda as a restricted free …

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  • Christmas comes early in seller’s market

    BUYERS were out in force across the country today in what remains a seller’s market as bidders battled it out to secure the ultimate early Christmas present as we head into the festive period. The Ray White Group booked a …

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  • Bangalow real estate specialists join Ray White

    BANGALOW real estate agent Greg Price knows every fence line from the Bay to Dunoon after more than four decades working in the sought-after north coast region of NSW. Together with his wife, Ahlam Price, the pair (pictured above) bring a wealth …

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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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