First National Real Estate Nerang principal Mike Gray says local Agents are baffled by the National Australia Bank’s introduction of lending restrictions to one of the Gold Coasts biggest districts as part of the bank’s nervousness about potential over-exposure to Sydney and Melbourne’s property markets, plus Queensland and Western Australia mining towns. ‘The NAB’s announcement of a “restricted postcodes” list in response to its concern over mortgage stress, which sees lending limits reduced to as low as only 70% for new loans compared to the normal 90%, which is clearly … more »
First National Real Estate Nerang says that with record low rental yields nationally, property investors should open their eyes to the benefits of renting their investment properties to tenants with pets that have good references. ‘Capital growth has far outpaced rental growth nationally and this has forced yields to record lows. Yet many investors refuse to consider applications from tenants with pets, despite research that shows some are willing to pay slightly more rent and that they tend to stay longer’ said First National Real Estate Nerang principal, Mike Gray.
‘The reality … more »
First National Real Estate Nerang says new research has revealed the overwhelming majority of vendors rate their experience selling their home as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’, overturning traditional perceptions about levels of satisfaction with real estate agents.
‘The vast majority of real estate agents are high achievers, committed to getting the best outcome for their customers so it’s pleasing that independent research confirms the advances the industry has made’ said First National Real Estate Nerang principal, Mike Gray.
‘Within the First National Real Estate network, there’s a substantial commitment to professional development, quality … more »
2nd July, 2015
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First National Real Estate has been voted number one for culture in a national survey that indicated the network has the happiest agency principals, real estate agents, property managers and staff in the country. Sterling Publishing revealed the strengths and weaknesses of all the major Australian real estate brands through its ‘Employer of Choice’ survey, which incorporated interviews with Top 100 agents; high profile industry figures, recruitment and coaching executives, and real estate agents. First National Real Estate Nerang principal Mike Gray says ‘It’s extremely encouraging to know we have … 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.
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
The first step toward making your … more »