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  • What to Expect in 2015

    Australian house prices grew by 7.05% overall last year*, while unit values increased by 6.35%, with the eastern state capital city markets dominating growth across the nation in both the house and unit markets. Sales activity also increased last year*, with transactions up 10.49% and 5.34% in the house and … Read more

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  • Wraping Up

    A Little Ray of Giving is wrapping up for another year and nearly 300 offices across Australia and New Zealand helped raise 15,000 gifts for disadvantaged families this Christmas. In Australia Ray White partnered with Rotary and in New Zealand, Ronald McDonald House to make a difference to children and … Read more

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  • Thinking of Self-Managing your Investment?

    If landlord insurance claims are anything to go by, tenancies that are self-managed go pear-shaped more often than those managed by a professional. Property Management seems simple – so it is understandable when some landlords chose to self-manage however, when something does go wrong the complexities will reveal themselves … Read more

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  • Christmas is the best time to sell?!

    There are only four weeks left until Christmas, is that enough time to sell your house? Yes! Christmas can be one of the best times to test the property market. Property expert, Andrew Winter, of Selling Houses Australia, said he even sold his own home once on Christmas Eve. “Contrary to … Read more

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  • A little Ray of giving

    There are only 7 Sundays left before the happy fat man in red visits us! SEVEN I will just let that sink in… Christmas is, by far, the best time of year – family, friends and food are abundant but please remember to donate a gift to those less fortunate … Read more

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  • Lending for home loans is not slowing down

    Housing credit continued to rise in September with lending to investors again the prime mover, adding further fire to the hot debate surrounding regulatory measures and if they are needed to take the heat out of the Australian residential property prices. New figures from the Reserve Bank of Australia showed … Read more

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  • Food for Thought…?

    Over the weekend the Mercury covered 2 very different cafes in Thirroul with 2 very different views on children… One is child friendly with the business outlook of ‘‘…if we want to flourish, we can’t exclude anyone’’ The other, a long term establishment with … Read more

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  • Tony Dribbus riding high after 29 years in Thirroul!

    Commencing his career in Thirroul in 1985, Tony has forged a reputation for his in depth knowledge of the Northern Suburbs property market which has propelled him to become one of the areas market leaders. Tony attributes his success to a rich history of family values, commitment, dedication, integrity with … Read more

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  • Build Equity Quickly

    Equity – the monetary value of a property or business beyond any amounts owed on it in mortgages, claims, liens, etc. Generally the “flipping” or “buy, renovate and sell” approach to gaining equity will add $50,000 – $60,000 worth of value to the on sale of the home when you spend roughly $30,000, further the same method can be … Read more

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  • Are you ready to buy or refinance?

    Ray White has set high standards for relationships between Real Estate Agents and Mortgage Brokers. We only recommend the best – that’s why we put our clients in the tried and trusted hands of Loan Market Broker Lee Harvey. There are lots of reasons to refinance your home loan. You … Read more

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