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  • Online auctions continue to prosper in Brisbane

    THE ‘new normal’ of live online auctions continued to pick up pace this morning as two out of three properties sold under the hammer in Brisbane. 17 Osanna Street (above) in Daisy Hill sold for $506,000 after 16 bids and 80/204 Alice Street (below) in …

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  • Buyer confidence unshaken in Brisbane’s north

    RAY WHITE Albion principal David Treloar says there’s no lack of genuine buyers, especially for 25 Warraba Ave, Wavell Heights which spent a total of five days on the market before being snapped up for $1.3 million. The three bedroom property was …

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  • How a toilet paper shortage can really cost you

    Struggling with a lack of toilet paper after hoards of panic-shoppers stripped your local supermarket shelves bare? You might be tempted to reach for an alternative. Sadly you’re not alone and while the shortages continue around the country, many households will be looking to other methods to keep their derrières clean following … Read more

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  • Ray White Forest Lake Office Working Remote

    Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, our physical office and kiosk at the Forest Lake shopping centre will be closed as of 27th March at 3.00pm. Operating hours are now 9.00am – 3.00pm. Team members will be working remote, you can still call and/or email us on 3879 6777 (Sales … Read more

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  • Ray White supports charge for ‘essential’ real estate services

    THE Ray White Group, along with all major real estate brands, is set to lobby the Federal Government in order for its national members to be deemed an “essential service”, the same as the financial services industry, in a bid to prevent a catastrophic fallout in the property sector. Ray … Read more

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  • Making Your Main Residence An Investment Property

    It’s not unusual for a homeowner to turn their main residence into an investment property. They may do this for various reasons, such as moving for work, travelling overseas for an extended period or they may simply decide to buy another property and rent out their previous home. Before … Read more

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  • 7 reasons why you should sell instead of renovate

    You’d have to be living under a rock to not have heard that confidence in the market is back up, making it a great time right now to sell. But the question is, should you renovate first?From living through weeks of dust and muck and juggling the comings and goings … Read more

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  • Queensland home value growth outpaces owner incomes

    Wage growth has not kept up with the increase in property capital growth, which is why many Queensland home owners could be living in a house that earns three times more per year than their salary. Research from Domain compared annual incomes to house price increases and found 11 suburbs … Read more

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  • Women leading the charge on the property ladder

    Mortgage Choice’s Property Ownership survey found millennial women were more likely to enter the property market than men. Mortgage Choice CEO, Susan Mitchell Mortgage Choice Mortgage Choice CEO, Susan Mitchell Young women are showing themselves to be the better property investors compared to men in the same age group. New … Read more

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  • Five steps to buying your first home

    Buying your first home can be one of the most exciting experiences but when starting the process, the first question is usually ‘Where do I begin?’. While you may think the first step is looking at properties, there are actually …

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  • Get to know Sarah Gutzke from Ray White Wamuran

    What does a normal day look like for you? What’s normal?! That is the beauty of property management – no two days are the same. However, my days now involve team management, new business, trust accounting plus a bit of …

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  • Housing affordability further from reach

    Economic conditions towards the end of last year saw interest rates fall, but the ability for people to buy a home got a little weaker. Housing affordability across Australia dropped 2 per cent in the last quarter of 2019, the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s Housing Affordability Report found. It means that … Read more

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  • White Paper – February 2020

    On the back of a record January and with rising median house prices, we awaited our February results with more than usual interest. Our members recorded $3.87 billion in total unconditional sales for February, a staggering 30 per cent higher …

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  • RAY WHITE’S TANTALISING TOP 10 KITCHENS

    There’s no better time to hang around the kitchen than during the chilly months of winter. Whether a casserole cook or a shellfish chef, the perfect cuccina is a big tick item. We’ve called these kitchens our Tantalising Top Ten for Tasty Treats and Toasty Tidbits! 9 Ebsworth Rd, Rosebay, … Read more

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  • 5 WAYS TO LIGHT UP YOUR GARDEN

    Make the most of your garden this summer by ensuring it’s lit up in the evening. From integrated mains-powered options to simple solar-powered lamps, all our options will keep you out of the dark. Photo by The Garden Builders – Look for garden design inspiration Lead the way Find your way around … Read more

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