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  • Almost 9 in 10 homes sold under hammer

    ALMOST nine in every 10 homes scheduled for auction today sold under the hammer, according to the biggest property group and auction house in Australia, Ray White Group. The competition creators at Ray White represents the largest agency group by …

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  • Building a happy community with co-housing

    A ONE of a kind co-housing community has been launched to market by Ray White Frankston in the Melbourne seaside suburb which aims to see a lighter footprint left on the planet. The co-housing project called The Digs is the …

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  • Dreaming of a tree or seachange

    With Melbourne’s residential median value reaching $936,073 in the December quarter, one agent says selling up in the capital now and buying in country or coastal regional Victoria could potentially boost your retirement savings. Regional Victoria’s combined average residential median …

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  • Tips from a first home buyer

    There is a lot of information out there about buying your first home and some of it can be confusing. Luckily, first home buyers Veronica and Jarrad broke down exactly what it’s like to go from mum and dad’s to owning …

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  • Records tumble in February

    Momentum continues to build across all Australasian property markets, as the collective efforts of our members delivered $6.1 billion in sales for February, up $2 billion or 49 per cent in February 2020. This is our best February result recorded, …

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  • Auction metrics march ahead

    Selling season extends its strong march as momentum continues to build across Australia’s housing market. The leading group Ray White’s auction metrics remained impressive throughout the last month of summer with Ray White scheduling 1591 auctions in February. The group cleared …

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  • Celebrating our top women – Sonya Treloar

    This International Women’s Day, we are shining a light on the women that make Ray White great. Get to know one of our top women, Ray White Bridgeman Downs sales director Sonya Treloar. Why real estate and how did you …

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  • Eight easy ways to maximise rental income

    If you’re a landlord or seeking your first investment property, it’s a great idea to periodically assess your rental or portfolio for potential improvements that will enhance tenant appeal and increase rental income and capital value. When inspecting rental properties …

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  • Scorching hot auctions cap off hot summer

    Ray White closed out its summer selling season with a record breaking day with strong results across the country and an 84 per cent preliminary national clearance rate today. In fact, more than $1.3 billion worth of property has now …

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  • How do dolphins sleep?

    Dolphins sleep in a very different way to the way we humans do. Humans have prolonged periods of unconscious sleep and we are not aware of our surroundings for periods of time while sleeping. Humans have a breathing reflex and when we sleep or become unconscious, we continue to breathe … Read more

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  • Lane Cove real estate weathering the storm

    Sydney has been the market most visibly impacted by the Covid-19 period. The number of suburbs showing growth has dropped sharply and danger markets have doubled.We’re starting to see the emergence of a two-speed market, with suburbs near CBD centres that have a higher proportion of owner occupied properties showing … Read more

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  • Renewed global real estate activity

    Savills Research have recently completed a global survey on real estate market sentiment. This was a survey to agents across a range of markets. In a promising result for property markets globally, 78 per cent of respondents said that most or almost all of the buyers in the areas … Read more

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  • Is now a good time to sell?

    While the current selling conditions are strong, it remains extremely hard to predict what may happen in the property market over the next 12 months and certainly the next few years. There are many economists predicting that property prices will decline over the next year or so. When you consider … Read more

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  • What is happening to residential real estate amid COVID-19?

    On May 17th CoreLogic provided information exploring property value performance against a declining economy, as businesses were closed and people lost their jobs. The findings were: Negative economic shocks do not necessarily lead to severe declines in property prices; Property does not see the same declines as shares during a … Read more

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  • April correction in property vacancies

    Job losses have caused an exodus of tenants across Sydney, the drop off of international students and the surge of short term accomodation now being advertised as long term leasing, are all conditions that have led to a major surge in vacancy rates. SQM Research has revealed the total … Read more

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  • Property prices after the crisis

    Historical economic recoveries have shown a steep rise in property prices in Australia. The property market is typically the first sector to experience rising prices after an economic crisis. During the global financial crisis Australia was a worldwide exception to avoid a recession, but nevertheless the real estate market … Read more

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  • What impact might coronavirus have on property?

    As panic levels surrounding the coronavirus increase it would be remiss of me to not make mention of the potential impact it may have to our economy and property. Preppers are clearing supermarket shelves – in the UK it’s long life food supplies and water supplies. In the US they … Read more

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  • Around the country in 60 seconds: how are our property markets handling 2020

    Economists and property researchers are feeling good about the future. They’re saying, as a whole, Australia is considered a growth market for property prices. And they’re putting it down to our financial regulations and a broadly stable economy. One researcher even said that the next five years in Australia will be better … Read more

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  • Why do some agents not disclose sale prices?

    A few clients have asked me about price disclosure in the past week, why some agents disclose prices and others do not. So this week I figured I would write my thoughts on disclosure, if you’re curious about my ideas or have a different view feel free to let me … Read more

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