Being outside is widely accepted as being good for your health, so it follows that one of the first things people will gravitate towards in a property is the backyard. If you’re one of many people blessed with even a small patch of green grass, putting that space to its best use with landscaping can significantly increase the likelihood of a good sale. Here are a few tips to get your garden in ship sale shape.
Tidy and clean
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First National Real Estate Nerang says low official cash rates mean a wealth of opportunity for first homebuyers, people who consider themselves long-term renters, and property investors – both residential and commercial.
The Reserve Bank of Australia’s official cash rate has a range of effects across the economy, and it definitely lifts the average buyers’ property prospects.
‘In February the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to cut the official cash rate (OCR) by 25 basis points, bringing it down to 2.25 per cent. … more »
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.
First National Real Estate Nerang says agents in its national network have received enquiry from New Zealand citizens, concerned that the Government’s crackdown on foreign investment in residential real estate could apply to them.
‘As the Australian dollar falls, more New Zealand citizens are exploring opportunities to invest in Australian real estate but some are concerned that proposals to increase compliance requirements for foreign investors might affect them as well’ said First National Real Estate Nerang principal, Mike Gray.
‘It’s not surprising that our Kiwi cousins are keen to take advantage of … more »
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.
‘Australia has … more »