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Monday September 2nd 2013

Benefits of the First Home Buyers Grant

The Australian government realizes that buying a home is expensive and wants to make home ownership more affordable for Australian citizens. One way the government helps buyers is with the First Home Buyers Grant. This tax grant offers a number …Continue reading

Posted in General News

Monday September 2nd 2013

10 Home Automation & Security Products

There are not many other feelings worse than the feeling you get when you walk through your home after a burglary. You feel vulnerable, fearful and even a little violated. You picture the bandit rifling through your draws and personal …Continue reading

Posted in General News

Tuesday July 9th 2013

New laws affect the sale of waterfront properties

Last Friday the Gold Coast City Council passed a new Local Law number 17 (Maintenance of Works in Waterway Areas).  The law imposes additional disclosure requirements for people selling waterfront properties which contain or are connected to revetment walls, training …Continue reading

Posted in Gold Coast Real Estate

Tuesday April 23rd 2013

Queensland Leads Mortgagee Sales

With Australia’s population about to reach 23 million and Queensland’s population around 4.6 million, one may wonder why more than half of all mortgagee sales are currently happening in the Sunshine State.  SO, from these figures, it’s safe to assume …Continue reading

Posted in Queensland Real Estate

Tuesday April 23rd 2013

Real Estate Fraud On the increase

This week the Queensland Office of Fair Trading circulated a warning to agents to exercise caution when dealing with property owners.  This comes as quite a surprise, as it is usually consumers who are being warned about real estate agents! …Continue reading

Posted in Australian Real Estate

Wednesday April 10th 2013

$50M lost on Millionaires Row

If you think you’re having a bad day, consider those who had to sell their beachfront homes in Hedges Avenue.  Considered the most desirable address on Australia’s Gold Coast, this Mermaid Beach strip has seen losses in excess of A$50Million …Continue reading

Posted in Gold Coast Real Estate

Friday March 22nd 2013

2012 Market Wrap for the 4275 Postcode

After reviewing the sales data available from the Department of Natural Resources for the 4275 Postcode, it is apparent that the market showed signs of improvement throughout 2012. During the year, suburbs within the 4275 Postcode showed the following number …Continue reading

Posted in Canungra Real Estate

Saturday December 1st 2012

New e-Book – How Can I Sell My House

An Ideal Guide for all Sellers Real estate is an ever changing market and you must have proper awareness regarding the dealings to get premium price for your property. The market is influenced by a number of factors as well. …Continue reading

Posted in Selling Your Home

Wednesday November 21st 2012

How Natural Disaster can Increase the Cost of Home Insurance

After a natural disaster the cost of living in areas that were affected by the disaster will go up dramatically until recovery takes place. After a flood, an earthquake, a tsunami or a hurricane the cost of consumer goods like …Continue reading

Posted in General News

Saturday November 10th 2012

Increased Rental Bonds for Pet Owners in QLD

Queensland pet-owners are bound to pay rental bonds that are higher than those paid by regular tenants in the event of the passing of a new discussion paper. The passing of the option of a week’s rents will put Queensland …Continue reading

Posted in Property Management