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How the banks responded to the latest rate cut

With the cash rate sitting at 2.00%, many industry experts believe we’re entering uncharted territory. Markets across the country – and in particular in Sydney – are starting to see the flow on effect of the second rate cut for 2015. The RBA’s decision to cut the cash rate by 25 basis points in May …

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Epping One secures initial 65 apartment sales

  The launch of Epping One’s 88-unit complex in Epping saw 65 apartments sold raking in $60 million. Prices for apartments started at $585,000 for a one bedroom in the $75 million project in the heart of Epping. Epping One’s off the plan sales were through Peter Walsh from Ray White Projects. Epping has become quite active having …

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Ray White’s monthly White Paper (April)

What happened to the markets in March? For those of us in the real estate industry, March is the month you hope will never end! Always, March brings fabulous activity. Everyone is confident.  The perfect environment for transactions to take place! And, with a little luck records get broken. So it was with March 2015. …

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Ray White’s monthly White Paper (March)

What happened to the markets in February? February is traditionally the bridesmaid to March as far as real estate activity is concerned. But not this year! Rarely before has the real estate market cranked into overdrive after the Christmas slumber. State records within the Ray White Group were broken all over the place leading to …

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Farewell your home loan faster

After the initial excitement of purchasing property has worn off it can be easy to slip into ongoing loan repayments without too much thought. But by doing this you could miss out on opportunities that could save you thousands and help pay off your home loan faster. Here are my top three tips on paying …

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The future of real estate in Sydney

Sydney has been at the forefront of the property industry for a while now, and record building approvals in 2014 could see this trend continue. The CoreLogic RP Data Home Value Index reveals that the New South Wales capital has experienced the strongest growth in home values over the last five years – 35.5 per …

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The unexpected costs of buying property

Purchasing property is an exciting time – an experience to celebrate and enjoy. So, it’s important for buyers to know about the additional costs associated with purchasing property upfront, to prevent any nasty surprises later on. As Alan Lakein put so well, “planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do …

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What happened to the markets in December?

There’s no more fitting way to sign off a remarkable real estate year than to have a record-breaking December! The Ray White Group’s result of $3.37billion would be an outstanding month at any other time of the year let alone one dominated by vacation and family time as is our December. It’s one of the great …

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Ray White achieves new record in October

The Ray White Group achieved $3.5b worth of sales across Australia and New Zealand in October. Our Group chairman Brian White said the results reflect “the best property market in memory”. “For Ray White, $3.5billion for the month is an all-time record. “Never before have we had so many offices achieve $40million in sales. Great …

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Investor activity picks up for real estate in Australia

Australia’s property market has seen substantial growth over the past year. With interest rates for home loans at an appealing level, more and more people are deciding to jump head-first into the market and secure a property for sale. You might be asking yourself who is buying all this property – and recent research suggests …

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