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  • Classic Gold Coast beach shack snapped up days before auction

    Character homes are making a comeback, local property expert says. Ray White Mermaid Beach agent Nic Mckewin said many house hunters were opting for properties with a traditional style and quirky features over more modern designs. His comments come after a classic beach shack at Palm Beach sold days before … Read more

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  • Rare Tugun site to go under the hammer

    No other property on the market compares to 22-24 Wagawn St, Tugun, according to Ray White Mermaid Beach sales agent Troy Dowker. The 1950s beach house on an 810sq m double block was purchased by Gerrit van Dijk and his wife Fiona Landreth in 2014. With plans to transform the … Read more

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  • Fastest rate of capital gain in Gold Coast hinterland

    Antonia Mercorella of the Real Estate Institute of Queensland, Paul Arthur of Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty, Petra Szydlowski of Belle property Robina, and Tim Lawless of CoreLogic discuss the Gold Coast hinterland property market. CoreLogic said there has been a surge in demand for properties located in coastal and hinterland … Read more

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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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