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  • Loan Market Update – The bite-sized Australian economic update

    The RBA thinks the Australian economy is doing all right. Unemployment is low at 5.3%, GDP is 3.1% and we have 2% inflation. Business confidence is upbeat, the all-important non-mining sector is warming up nicely and federal infrastructure dollars are injecting activity into the economy. Plus, exports of our dirt … Read more

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  • Depreciation deductions you’ll flip for

    Changed legislation benefits renovators Renovating or ‘property flipping’ has become a huge trend in Australia, especially on the eastern seaboard where according to CoreLogic almost 7 per cent of transactions in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane were sold shortly after purchase following a renovation. CoreLogic’s data also demonstrates that 90 per … Read more

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  • Ray White Forest Lake proudly sponsoring Ekka Fun Day 2018

    The team at Ray White Forest Lake are again proud sponsors of the Ekka Fun Day at Grand Ave State School, Wednesday 15th August 2018 (public holiday). The schools version of the Ekka Fun Day is just like the Brisbane Ekka – same rides, same showbags & food, just a … Read more

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  • Buy A Bale

    Ray White Forest Lake is getting behind the ‘Buy a Bale’ campaign. With Australia’s central and west regional communities straining under one of the country’s worst droughts on record, it’s time we get behind our country cousins and lend a hand. Ray White has partnered with Buy a Bale and Farmer’s … Read more

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  • Go your own way in this stylish 17sqm cabin

    Looking to escape the big city and get back to nature – sans the uncomfortable tent, mud and flies? Forget camping (unless that’s your thing), because you’re cordially invited to get off the grid and live large in this tiny, super-stylish cabin.Architecture firm BIG is the brains behind the small-yet-mighty digs, which … Read more

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  • THREE DIY PROJECTS THAT PROVE A LITTLE CAN GO A LONG WAY

    Looking to inject a little personality into your living spaces, but don’t have the budget to splash out on abstract items? Take a look around your room instead. Those outdated or worn out items that were heading for the skip have the potential to transform into unique upcycled masterpieces, and … Read more

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  • ANSWERING 4 KEY QUESTIONS ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S COOLING HOUSING MARKET

    During January 2018 the average Australian home value fell by 0.3 per cent, and Sydney’s dropped by 0.9 per cent, according to CoreLogic. With those numbers in mind it seems the housing market may in fact be cooling for now. The media coverage of this has tended towards hyperbole, with many … Read more

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  • Ray White Forest Lake – ‘Go Pink’ Morning Tea

    The Ray White Forest Lake team would like to again, THANK everyone that joined us in our ‘Go Pink’ morning tea. We raised $927.20. We appreciate all your amazing donations! xx I would also like to say a huge thank you to our local businesses that were involved and helped … Read more

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