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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 …

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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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  • Get to know Prue Jones from Ray White Rye

    Get to know Prue Jones from Ray White Rye. How does your usual day look? I always start my day before 8am with early morning emails to current vendors. This puts me in control of my day. Then I catch …

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  • Fierce bidding action across Australia

    THE post-Easter market continued to see buyers out in force at auctions, with some fierce bidding reported across the nation as determined purchasers came prepared to secure their dream homes. Australasia’s largest property group had booked 567 auctions to go under …

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  • March was a thumping month in every respect

    It was a month of records. We are extremely proud that we served more than 19,000 families and businesses to find a new home or investment property across Australia and New Zealand during the month, representing $8.74 billion in transaction …

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  • Renting with an indoor jungle

    Don’t let your plant obsession get in the way of getting your bond back with these tips from Ray White Southbank Head of Property Persa Kapsali. As houseplants become more popular and accessible, Persa has noticed that the vast majority …

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  • Could the ‘workplace home’ become a new rental trend?

    One of the big experiments forced onto companies across Australia off the back of COVID-19 was employees working from home. For many, this was a success. It proved modern communications and collaboration tools could allow workers to perform their tasks from home effectively. Big tech names like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter have embraced this shift. In many cases, they’re now … Read more

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  • How COVID Has Reshaped Our Living Arrangements

    It feels normal to us now, but social distancing, quarantine, and mandated mask-use would have been unimaginable a year ago. The COVID pandemic has radically altered the way we work, socialise, and holiday. After being forced to work from home, we’ve realised it can be done without loss of productivity. … Read more

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  • 8 home features Aussie buyers want right now

    From swimming pools and garages to a sun-filled aspect, these are the features Aussie buyers are seeking in a new home in 2020, as revealed by Australia’s number one agent. Thinking of selling your home? Who better to tell you the features Aussie home buyers are looking for, and help … Read more

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  • Why everyone wants to live in Mermaid Waters

    Mermaid Waters is undergoing rapid gentrification as young families and professionals flock to the Gold Coast suburb. A younger brother to elite housing hotspot Mermaid Beach, the once lesser-known suburb of Mermaid Waters has become a standout with big-ticket housing renovations and new builds lifting the appeal. Development is also … Read more

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  • Looking Forward: The Future of the Real Estate Industry

    The property market has never been one that could be deemed acyclical, and when 2020 threw a global pandemic into the mix, it was ‘business as unusual’. Banning of open homes, virtual inspections and auctions, and rent negotiations all meant that real estate agents suddenly had to take on a … Read more

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  • Australia weighs in on when the market will recover

    When do Australians think the property market will go back to normal? It’s a question that seems to be little more than curious musings, but there’s substance beneath the surface. Firstly, it gives us an indication of how well Australians understand the property market. Or, rather, it will when time … Read more

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  • Property Managers: Essential Workers During the Pandemic?

    In responding to the dual health and economic crisis that COVID-19 has become, the Queensland Government is attempting to strike a balance between allowing businesses to operate and preventing the spread of COVID-19. The question still remains: Where do property managers factor in the equation? It may have taken a … Read more

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  • New suburb steps up to the million-dollar club

    The Gold Coast’s million-dollar club has a new member with the laid-back southern suburb of Currumbin stepping up to the premium property podium. Latest data from realestate.com.au shows key sales in the past 12 months propelled house prices in Currumbin to a median of $1.054259 million. Over the past year, … Read more

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  • Is winter the best season to list on the Gold Coast this year?

    Winter could well be the new spring on the Gold Coast as a buzz of buyer activity and a surge in new listings suggest the pandemic has thrown the traditional property seasons out of whack. A report by CoreLogic shows the number of newly advertised properties for sale across … Read more

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