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6 PERKS OF APARTMENT LIVING ON THE SOUTHERN GOLD COAST

Whether you are preparing yourself for retirement, or you are just a small family, living in an apartment has some perks you may never have considered.Whichever your reason to downsize, I am sure this will get you thinking more about apartment living and whether this is the right change for you.Low commitmentA popular notion among many of our clients is that people still want to be able to travel and not worry ...

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Should you be selling your property in Winter?

If you are giving some thought to selling in winter, there are a few advantages of listing your property over the winter months that you may not have considered. Winter on the Gold Coast is amazing and it is a very popular time for annual holidays due to the cheaper holiday rates, and our warmer winter temperatures attract visitors from New Zealand, Sydney, Tasmania, and Victoria. You would be surprised how many properties we have sold during the cooler months to buyers from ...

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Tips for budgeting for body corporate fees

Tips for budgeting for body corporate fees. When I purchased my first strata title property, I found the thought of body corporate fees overwhelming. These fees can range from less than $1,000 to $25,000 per year so it’s imperative to remember to budget for these costs - here are a few tips that helped me. Body Corporate fees are typically divided into two funds such as administration fund and a sinking fund. The administration fund covers basic...

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Council to vote on plans for mega two-day Gold Coast Hangout festival on Coolangatta Beach

The proposed Gold Coast Hangout festival offshoot would bump into the same stretch of Coolangatta Beach to be used for this week’s Opera Australia season of Opera on the Beach — Aida. TEG Dainty, US partner AEG and local partner Cross Promotions want to bring mega US music festival ‘Hangout’ to the Gold Coast next year for an exclusive two-day event in the sand on Coolangatta Beach in December. ‘Hangout’ would be ex...

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Iconic Kirra SOLD OUT!

Iconic, launching Easter 2016 in the tightly held waterfront suburb of Kirra (home of the world famous super bank surfing spot) is the latest development to impress investors and owner occupiers alike. Incredibly priced at $534,000 - $1,080,000 Iconic is now sold out and has began construction. Located directly across from the beach and only 1.5km from the International Airpo...

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Local House Call Dr Service

House Call Doctor cares for Queenslanders in more locations than any other home doctor service and have now opened on the Tweed. With experienced and friendly doctors offering Bulk Billed medical treatment in the comfort of your own home, turn to House Call Doctor to receive the care you need after hours. How It Works? Getting treatment and medical assistance with House Call Doctor is fast, simple...

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NIRVANA BY THE SEA TAKES OUT 5 STAR RATING!

Rated as 5 star accommodation by guests on Trip Advisor – Kirra’s ‘Nirvana by the Sea’ is becoming one of travelers’ new favourite destinations on the peaceful Southern Gold Coast. Click here to view guests comments and see what makes Nirvana so appealing to residents and holiday guests! Apartment ...

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Southeast Queensland offer best prospects for property price growth

INVESTORS in search of properties that will deliver high capital growth in the years ahead may find southeast Queensland and certain fringe suburbs of Melbourne safe bets. Billions are being spent on infrastructure across the Gold Coast in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games in April 2018, which is expected to bring around 690,000 visitors to the city. To read more please click the link below. http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/southeast-queensla...

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Buying a property through your SMSF

Do you want a strong rental return?Do you want to borrow up to 70% of the property’s value?Do you want to have control of where you invest your hard earned money? If this sounds like an investment for you, then why not buy a property through your self managed super fund. To read the full article click the link below: http://www.directpropertynetwork.com.au/learn/market-updates/adv...

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PRAISE YOUR AGENT

Real estate agents get a lot of stick and headlines are often about those who don’t meet professional standards. Wouldn’t it be great if you could view and compare agents in your local area to make an informed decision and appoint the right agent to sell/purchase your  property through? Ratemyagent.com.au is Australia’s No. 1 real estate agent ratings and statistics website. It prov...

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APRIL MARKET UPDATE

We are continuing to experience positivity within the market place, this positivity  is reflected in some great offers we have received so far in 2015. 2015 SALES: 302 ‘Reflection on the Sea’ 120 Marine Parade, Coolangatta 1406 ‘Reflection Tower Two’ 110 Marine Parade, Coolangatta 1204 ‘Reflection Tower Two’ 110 Marine Parade, Coolangatta 601 ‘Reflection Tower Two’ 110 Marine Parad...