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  • RAY WHITE TAKES OUT TOP AWARD!

    RAY WHITE, Australasia’s largest property group, has just been awarded the Top Franchise and/or Marketing Group in Western Australia at the coveted reiwa.com awards. More than 700 real estate professionals and guests attended the 2017 reiwa.com Awards Ball at Crown Perth on Saturday night, which celebrated WA’s leading real estate … Read more

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  • ON YOUR BIKE FUNDRAISER

    THERE has never been a better time to get on your bike, literally. On Saturday August 26, the Tearfund Poverty Cycle in Auckland will see teams of riders raising awareness and funds to fight human trafficking. Ray White Takanini agents are competing and for the first year the organisers are … Read more

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  • RECORD SALES….. AGAIN!

    Ray White Group reports record sales AUSTRALASIA’S biggest property group, the Ray White Group, has recorded its biggest ever year with $44.7 billion in sales in 2016-17, up four per cent on the previous fiscal year. The Ray White Group’s sales market share in Australia and New Zealand improved 0.15 … Read more

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  • Interest rates…. ON HOLD!

    Australia’s official interest rates remain the same for another month DR ANDREW WILSONTWITTER AUG 1, 2017 facebook twitter pinterest Official interest rates steady over August Latest economic data mixed Steady outlook remains for rates Midwinter housing markets revive as taxes change Official interest rates will remain at the record low … Read more

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  • 12 Ways to Attract Quality Tenants – Thanks PropertyMe!

    The best way to attract quality tenants is to have a high quality rental property in an ideal location at an ideal price point. Notice how ideal this scenario is? As a property manager, you might not have control over variables like price and location but there are a number of things you can do to … Read more

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  • Build-to-rent Building Hope for Australians in Housing Squeeze – PropertyMe

    Amidst Australia’s growing housing affordability issues and surge in long-term tenants, more and more developers are looking at the build-to-rent model to fill demand. The build-to-rent or multi-family model is one of the most popular asset classes in the United States and has seen recent success in the United Kingdom too. … Read more

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  • No housing crash says UBS as auction market strengthens

    Auctions clearance rates picked up over the weekend, but UBS says a correction is already underway. Sarah Keayes As clearance rates rose again over the weekend, a new report from UBS has forecast a slump in house price growth next year, but no crash. The investment bank’s July housing report … Read more

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  • State of the market – some interesting statistics!

    House prices have continued to grow in all but two of Australia’s capital cities, according to the latest state of the market report from Domain. Brisbane and Perth were the only two cities to record a decline in house price growth for the June quarter. “Most capital city housing markets … Read more

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  • Youngest ever buyer’s agent seals the deal

    The youngest ever buyer’s agent has helped to seal a property deal in Maroochydore. Ray White Mooloolaba joint director James Goldsworthy has an eight- year-old little girl to thank for helping him sell a brand new four bedroom home in Maroochydore. The property at 11 Mackenzie Drive, Maroochyodore was all … Read more

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  • Reserve Bank leaves official interest rates on hold in July

    And its official…. rates will remain on hold over July at the record low 1.5 per cent where they have settled since August 2016 The latest economic data has improved encouraging the Reserve Bank to maintain its recent conservative approach to office rate settings. With the sharp decline in the … Read more

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