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  • Gold Coast property market recording less sales but more profits

    Gold Coast homeowners are pocketing $7500 more on the sale of their homes than they were a year ago despite less properties changing hands. The latest CoreLogic Pain and Gain report, shows the median profit jumped from $120,000 in the June quarter last year to $127,500 in the same period … Read more

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  • Properties snapped up at Ray White’s Gold Coast Auction Spectacular

    It may have been grey and wet across the Gold Coast over the weekend but the miserable weather did little to deter house hunters from venturing outdoors. Up to 100 people braved the elements to attend Ray White’s Gold Coast Auction Spectacular at Main Beach’s Sheraton Grand Mirage on Sunday … Read more

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  • Beachfront homes in high demand despite slower market over winter

    BEACHFRONT homes are in high demand with dozens selling in the past few months – a period when the property market generally tends to slow down. A 1970s-built Bilinga home with 20m of beach frontage sold under the hammer for $3.3 million. About 50 people, including six registered bidders, attended the … Read more

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  • The impact your garden could have on your sale price

    Did you know that your garden could add as much as 16 per cent to the value of your property, according to data from the Husqvarna Group? This study, based on 5,000 homeowners from nine different countries, shows that consumers and real estate agents alike see the garden as an … Read more

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  • Trophy home sells days after hitting the market

    A beach front trophy home has been snapped up for a multimillion-dollar price after five days on the market. The Palm Beach property on Jefferson Lane was due to go under the hammer this weekend but it went under contract last week. Ray White Mermaid Beach marketing agent Troy Dowker, … Read more

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  • The mistake Buyers make with Agents

    “A real estate agent is actually indispensable if you want to buy a home” IT’S no secret that some people struggle to trust real estate agents. The latest Roy Morgan annual Image of Professions Survey showed they ranked as the least trusted professionals behind only advertising people and used car … Read more

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  • Answering 4 Key Questions about Australia’s Cooling Housing Market

    During January 2018 the average Australian home value fell by 0.3 per cent, and Sydney’s dropped by 0.9 per cent, according to CoreLogic. With those numbers in mind it seems the housing market may in fact be cooling for now. The media coverage of this has tended towards hyperbole, with … Read more

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  • Avoid Common Styling Mistakes- Styling your Home for Selling Success

    In a competitive real estate market, getting an edge can be the difference between your home selling quickly or languishing on the market far longer than you’d hoped, and perhaps selling at a price below your expectations. But these top tips, from 13 Interiors designer and director Kelly Donougher will … Read more

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