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Sales appraisals glued to rear-view mirror

Sales appraisals glued to rear-view mirror

Rebecca Thistleton’s article, ‘Underquoting accusations rise with the market’ (AFR, October 29) makes a number of accurate points about the correlation between complaints of under-quoting and a...

Raine & Horne Mary Valley

Improved confidence leads to Mary Valley resurgence

DROUGHTS, floods and a failed Traveston Dam proposal have failed to dent Raine & Horne Mary Valley's optimism for the region's outlook. The real estate agency believes the Mary Valley is...

Real estate agents Sebastian Rollo and Tony Viggiano in Glenroy.

Record number of homes faced auction across Melbourne

HAMMERS were at the ready across Melbourne when a record number of homes faced the auction block.The biggest Super Saturday in the city's history gave buyers a choice of 1454 properties. Results for...

Interested buyers inspect a Marrickville property ahead of auction.

Market heads up, as chosen areas blast off.

Parts of the Sydney property market are going ''ballistic'' as buyers take advantage of lower interest rates to gain a foothold. There were 693 auctions scheduled across the city on Saturday and with...

SA regional property market posts encouraging lift

South Australia’s regional housing market recorded a modest increase in the median house price in September, lifting to $258,000, up 0.58% on the previous 12 month median house price. Commenting on...

Spring Market

Resilient metro property market to bloom in spring

The South Australian property market has shown resilience amidst the uncertainty that has plagued other investment markets, according to the Real Estate Institute of South Australia. Commenting on...

Is now a good time to be property or a home?

Is now a good time to buy a home or investment

Results from the RP Data – Nine Rewards Survey of housing market sentiment

Housing market on the rebound

Housing market on the rebound

CONSISTENT growth in median house prices this year confirms the Hobart housing market is on the way back up, says a new report by Australian Property Monitors.

Biggest Auction Day Ever

Biggest auction day ever

The 1356 auctions will present the market with its biggest test of the year and coincides with early signs that high listing numbers may be impacting on recent buyer activity levels.Last weekend’s...

Record sale predicted for Moreland

Record sale predicted for Moreland

BIDDING wars have broken out between house hunters prompting a real estate agent to predict a record period.

Raine & Horne Commercial

Raine & Horne Commercial makes Windsor its castle

Raine & Horne Commercial Windsor is the group’s fifteenth commercial office in Sydney, and the Hawkesbury region’s only locally-based commercial real estate firm.

Simon Winter & Toop Real Estate

REISA 2013 Awards of Excellence winners announced

The National Awards for Excellence were recently held in stunning Parliament House Canberra. Since 2006, REIA has presented the National Awards for Excellence to highlight the achievements of...

Where Chinese property investors are buying and how much they want to spend

Where Chinese property investors are buying and how much they want to spend

Chinese property listing websites report an increase in the number of searches for Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane residential real estate, foreshadowing a rise in off-the-plan sales. Sydney and...


Sydney beats $700,000 price barrier

In the September quarter the median house price jumped 4.2per cent to  $722,718. ‘‘Sydney is ... head and shoulders above the rest,’’  Australian Property Monitors senior economist Andrew Wilson said...

New Raine & Horne Green Valley Office

Raine & Horne targets growth in Queensland

Steve Worrad to drive Raine & Horne office growth to new levels

Palatial apartment in Babworth House looks set to test the city's record price.

Penthouse with pedigree

Dexus Property Group chief executive Darren Steinberg isn't just busy making headlines for his takeover bid of the Commonwealth Property Office Fund. The national president of the Property Council is...

Units 5 and 6 Maxwell Street

Double the opportunities

Located in a secured gated community are units 5 and 6 Maxwell Street. With interest rates at record lows it could be an option to buy both, live in one and have the other as an investment returning...

Real Estate agent Kris Casey has won REISA's residential salesperson of the year award.

Stars shine at real estate's big night - Awards for Excellence

The stars of the South Australian real estate industry shone at last night's annual News Australia Awards for Excellence.  Actor and writer Shane Jacobsen hosted the intergalactic-...

NAB expects house price growth to dampen

NAB expects house price growth to dampen

Bullish price growth predictions from the property industry have been watered down by the National Australia Bank, which believes employment uncertainty will stymie growth.  Property professionals...

Steve Worrad, Raine & Horne General Manager for the QLD network

Raine & Horne eyes QLD for 10pc growth by Dec

Raine&Horne’s latest office opening, in Bundaberg, is one of a number the company has planned for the coming months, according to the network’s executive chairman and CEO Angus Raine. “There’s an...

Balancing Up The Current Real Estate market Type

Real Estate Market Types

The type of real estate market you are in has a large bearing on the decisions you will make when either buying or selling a property. Although it can be said that there are many variations and...

Picking the right agent to sell your home

Picking the right real estate agent to sell your home

Often I am asked by friends and family on how to decide on a agent to help them sell their home and the best recommendation I could give them is actually a simple piece of advice.

Wealth through Healthy Debt

Wealth through Healthy Debt

Traditionally many home owners focus primarily on aiming to pay off their home loan as fast as possible and because of that they tend to overlook the advantages that may be associated with staying in...

Properties 'sold in 24 hours' according to agent

Properties 'sold in 24 hours' according to agent

HOUSES and units are selling at an unprecedented rate, according to Dubbo real estate agents.Houses in the $250,00 to $350,000 market bracket are moving the fastest.

Raine & Horne cements its presence on Queensland’s Coral Coast with the launch of Bundaberg office

Raine & Horne cements its presence on Queensland’s Coral Coast with the launch of Bundaberg office

New office aims to market Bundaberg real estate into Asia Raine & Horne establishes office in Bundaberg, the launch coinciding with a robust investment market with vacancy rates around 1% and...

Two wells to grow by nearly 10,000 People

Two wells to grow by nearly 10,000 People

A $1.2 BILLION plan to have up to 9700 more residents living in the small town of Two Wells has been given the green light by the State Government.

A 20-year-old real estate agent has sold more than $28 million worth of property in three years

A 20-year-old real estate agent has sold more than $28 million worth of property in three years

He is only 20 years old, drives with P-plates and still lives at home, but young gun real estate agent Dion Markovics has already clocked up more than $28 million worth of property sales.

Sydney Buyers Remain Riveted by Auctions

Sydney Buyers Remain Riveted by Auctions

Sydney had a lower than usual number of auctions scheduled but still turned in a strong clearance rate, calculated by Australian Property Monitors (owned by Fairfax Media) at 82 per cent from 206...

St Leonard Property sold by John Simpson-Morgan of Raine & Horne St Leonards

Chinese developer snaps up historic three storey St Leonards commercial building

A Chinese developer has grabbed a slice of the growing housing market in St Leonards, on Sydney’s lower north shore, by buying an historic three-storey commercial building - with residential...

House, rental prices fall in Perth says the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia

THE average house price in Perth fell by about $14,000 in the September quarter, and rental prices have also eased, the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia says.

WA investors swoop on Yeppoon

INVESTORS from Western Australia have swooped on the last remaining apartments at the Oshen development in Yeppoon. 

REIQ Seeks Gen Y Input

Market warms to home builders after a spell in the cold

Residential developers have returned from the wilderness after suffering in comparison to the traditional office, retail and industrial real estate investment trusts.

A Flip Out

Industrial lease, 1/132 Chelmsford Road, Charmhaven. A FLIP Out Trampoline Gymnasium has made its home in the Central Coast on a three-year lease at an net annual rental of $142,110.

Confidence is high, sold image.

Confidence is strong & so is the real estate market

Raine and Horne Bathurst principal Matt Clifton said buyers were definitely out starting to look at properties as the colder weather tapers off and Bathurst enters the traditional spring selling...

Raine & Horne Gulgong

Chooks racing at back to Gulgong

Chook racing comes to Gulgong this weekend as part of the town’s two-day Back to Gulgong celebrations. 

Property Price Boom

"It's clear the sure in real estate activity is spreading to Sydney's outer ring suburbs, with our offices in Liverpool,

Market has & spring in its step

Australian Market has a spring in its step

Sydney's movers and shakers are making the most of a happy spring selling season. Headlining the sales results is the Federation Arts and Crafts mansion Craignairn in Wahroonga.

Vaucluse Most Expensive Sale

David Walker-designed Vaucluse home most expensive sale

An architecturally designed-David Walker home in Vaucluse sold under the hammer for $5.15 million, making it this week’s most expensive sale, according to RP Data.

For Sale Sign

More Banks Offer Low Deposit Home Loans

Just as New Zealand banks are being forced to tighten their lending criteria, Australian institutions appear to be loosening their belts.

Warning Signs For First Time Buyers

Warning Signs For First Time Buyers

Buying a home is an exciting time, and your first home will have your nerves, thoughts and your stomach all doing loops. So when you do finally decide on a home, you don’t want any unexpected shocks...

Building Inspector

A “Building Inspection” Versus a Building Inspection

It is quite normal now-a-days for a potential buyer to have a building inspection carried out on a property they are interested in either prior to making an offer or just after having an offer...

Extra Costs Involved When Buying A Home

The Often Forgotten Costs of Buying a Property

Buying a home is not usual an event that occurs every day for the majority of people and in the excitement that can surround buying a property it is not unusual for buyers to forget to allow for some...

Changing Your Locks

Keys To Your Castle

Finally settlement day has arrived and go to your local Raine & Horne Real Estate office and you pick up the keys to your new home.