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Can the right property manager make a difference?

Investors pay a lot of attention to finding the right location and property, but one area they often neglect is selecting the right agent to manage their investment. Can a property manager really make a difference though? “Absolutely” says Tracey Chandler of Buyers Agent Sydney. ”The right agent can make a substantial difference over the life of your investment. You learn … read on
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Why are more people using mortgage brokers?

We’re seeing more and more Australians working with a mortgage broker when they’re purchasing property - in fact more than 50 per cent of home buyers choose to use a broker. Many industry experts - including our chairman, Sam White - have predicted this will continue to increase in 2016. Here’s why. Changes in lending There’s no doubt that 2015 was a transformative year … read on
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How Connectivity is Changing the Way We Live

How many devices do you have in your home? Between the kids’ iPads, your work laptops and everyone’s smartphones the list can seem never-ending. And that’s before you even start on connected TVs, gaming consoles and everyday gadgets that we seemingly can’t live without. Connected houses are transforming the property market, with research showing almost 50% of buyers saying a … read on
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Most Popular Land Developments in 2015

Those in search of land in 2015 were chasing the water, with eight out of 10 suburbs in a national list of most popular land developments on the beautiful coast of Queensland. We are fortunate to have #2 and #3 in our own back yard on the Northern Gold Coast! The only development in the top 10 outside the sunshine state was Stockland’s established Highlands community, in … read on
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Outdoor living is the new social space!

The back patio, the back step, the verandah – in days gone by it was an area you passed through quickly to get to the back lawn and the Hills hoist. These days, outdoor living is a continuation of the indoor space, with couches and dining tables, pizza ovens, outdoor kitchens and fireplaces. However, they’re much more than that, according to design expert John Eussen. He … read on
Northshore Summer Edition 2015

Northshore Living Magazine – Summer Edition 2015

Welcoming the longer and warmer days, the Gold Coast will soon see a surge of holiday goers, not only for leisure but also to invest in Real Estate on their stay! January is prime Auction Season—if you are considering selling, I highly recommend speaking with our team to take advantage of our Summer Auction Blitz, with more buyers under one roof and heavily discounted … read on
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A Little Ray of Giving 2015

Did you know over 898,000 children across Australia & New Zealand won't receive a gift this Christmas? To bring some much needed cheer this festive season, Ray White Runaway Bay Group is taking part in Ray White's Little Ray of Giving. Simply drop a present into one of our offices and we'll make sure it gets to a deserving family in our community. The giving starts … read on
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$25,000 Raised in Support of Make A Wish Foundation!

Fire dancers, magicians & heavenly harpist songs filled the Sovereign Islands Charity Masquerade Ball on Saturday 31st October, 2015. With over 220 guests dressed in their best attire, the night was a tremendous success raising $25,000 for Make A Wish Foundation! Special thanks to Mayor Tom Tate & Mayoress Ruth Tate for their support and Nigel Long for being … read on
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Sovereign Islands Masquerade Charity Ball 2015

Help support Make A Wish in style at the Sovereign Islands Masquerade Charity Ball. RSVP today and make wishes come true for children with life-threatening illlnesses. For more information or to RSVP please contact Jill Leiper on 5528 8878 or jill_leiper@raywhite.com Click HERE to view the official Event … read on