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Government ‘pleased’ with robust housing market

Government ‘pleased’ with robust housing market

The federal government said it is pleased that higher confidence levels have led to a strong housing market but said that it is “keeping a close eye” on the market. Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar made the comments in response to questions from the media about...

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Entering the Property Market: Alternative Strategies

Entering the Property Market: Alternative Strategies

Australia's property prices are soaring despite predictions that the virus would cause the market to plummet. Recent data from CoreLogic shows that Australian home values surged 2.1% higher in February; the largest month-on-month change in CoreLogic’s national home...

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Melbourne property prices surge past previous peak

Melbourne property prices surge past previous peak

Melbourne property prices have rebounded after the COVID-19 pandemic to surpass their previous peak, which was recorded in April 2020. CoreLogic, who track house prices across Australia, announced today that March 2021 prices were 0.2% up on those from 11 months ago,...

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Fun ideas for your Easter celebrations

Fun ideas for your Easter celebrations

It’s hard to believe Easter is almost here, but by now you would have noticed all the chocolate eggs appearing around the supermarket. Easter is a special time for families, and in this article, we share some fun ideas for your celebrations this year. Remember, if you...

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The search for your dream home

The search for your dream home

Buying your first home or investment property can be an emotionally charged process just like planning for your next holiday. Getting caught up in the excitement and easily distracted by the more gripping things like fun activities and what bikini to pack all while...

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Is it time for a home loan health check?

Is it time for a home loan health check?

With a home loan, clients tend to just ‘set and forget’. But it’s sensible to review your home loan every two to three years. Life happens and our circumstances are always changing where interest rates can go up and down, new lenders emerge and more competitive...

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4 key challenges for the property market in 2021

4 key challenges for the property market in 2021

While several factors contributed to the resilience of Australian residential real estate during the pandemic, government incentives are said to have played a key role in creating the current strong market conditions, REA’s latest property outlook report revealed....

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Real value of property ‘an inexact science’

Real value of property ‘an inexact science’

Raine & Horne Group’s executive chairman has said that predicting market value remains an “inexact science”, but maintains that market valuations are not “worthless”. In recent months, several economists have forecast that the year 2021 would result in strong...

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