First National Real Estate’s chief executive, Ray Ellis says suggestions that negative gearing is a perk for the rich are misguided and, if eliminated in the next budget, the most vulnerable in our communities could soon see unaffordable rental prices.’The great Australian dream is to own your own home and it is important we remember just about every Australian begins his or her journey to property ownership as a tenant in a rental property’ said Mr Ellis.
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First National Nerang today announced the third draw component of its ‘Mega Giveaway’ competition starts in February. The overall competition sees a raft of prizes totaling $37,000 given away over a 12 month period, exclusively to Queensland residents.
Minor prizes in the competition give customers two chances per month to win one of 16 Red Balloon vouchers worth $250.
However, for the month of February 2015, draw three gives locals a chance to enter a social media based competition that gives them a … more »
Read more books. Pick up that hobby we have been meaning to start. Eat healthier. We all have resolutions for 2015, and as always, many of us won’t keep to them. It’s just part of life. But if you’ve been thinking about buying a property, whether as an owner occupier or an investor, the coming year may be an excellent time to do so. Here are some reasons you might want to make buying a property a resolution you do stick to.
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As an accredited member of the REIQ (Real Estate Institute QLD) we are able to offer you access to the REIQ publication ‘Queensland Market Monitor’ FREE of charge. This very informative publication is now available for your viewing. Whether you’re an astute investor or a potential home buyer, QMM enables you to conduct valuable comparisons among regions and market segments, while keeping you completely informed of all the latest trends affecting the Queensland residential property industry.
If you’re heading off soon for a well-deserved long summer holiday, First National Real Estate Nerang principal, Mike Gray recommends you start now to plan some simple and cost effective security measures to make sure your home and property is safe while you’re away.
In Australia, around a quarter of a million households are victims of at least one break-in a year, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics figures, and even more are the target of an attempted break-in.
‘Many people leave their homes and additional family cars exposed when they head … more »