Category Archive: Accommodation

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Dec 15 2011

Average House Prices in Britain September 2011

Average house prices in the South East of England for the quarter ended September 2011 were: £454,676 Detached  (about A$700,00) £255,491 Semi-detached £208,272 Terrace £165,890 Flat Average prices for Greater London were: £810,234 Detached  (about A$1,250,00) £468,533 Semi-detached £479,684 Terrace £362,073 Flat As at todays date, the official September 2011 figures for Australia are still not …

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Sep 14 2011

House Price to Income Ratio UK and Australia

A Property Price Index, for 2011, shows the following House Price to Income Ratios for selected British and Australian locations. City Country Ratio Bath UK 20.03 London UK 15.08 Sydney Australia 10.52 Bristol UK 10.07 Melbourne Australia 8.71 Cambridge UK 8.10 Canberra Australia 6.84 Darwin Australia 6.22 Brisbane Australia 6.05 Kingston Upon Hull UK 5.86 …

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Sep 01 2011

Brisbane homeowners suffer greatest losses in Australia

RP Data-Rismark Hedonic Home Value Index, released 31st August 2011, show that the annual price movement for Brisbane was a drop of 6.6% for the 12 months to July 2011. This drop was the largest for all cities in Australia. The median price for Brisbane is now $420,000. This figure is 5.54 times the Queensland …

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Aug 13 2011

Property Prices UK and Australia 2011

Comparing house prices between the UK and Australia can be looked at in different ways. One way is the simple median price in each country, and convert at the current exchange rate. For the UK you could take figures for Greater London £419,091 Average house price based on 19,482 sales in April-June 2011. and compare …

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Aug 10 2011

First Home Buyers Mortgages June 2011

First Home Buyers Average Mortgage is $280,200 in June 2011. The number of property sales to first home buyers in the 12 months ended June 2011 has dropped considerably in both the total number, and in the proportion of first home buyers to all property purchases that were financed when compared to the year ended June …

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Jul 30 2011

Average Property Rent in Brisbane and Queensland

A guide to the changes in Unfurnished Property Rentals in the Brisbane and selected Queensland area is shown below: Median Weekly Rents for 3 Bedroom Houses Area Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 No in Qtr Brisbane $370 $380 $390      3,386 Cairns $310 $300 $310         551 Gold Coast $390 $395 $400      1,054 Ipswich $270 $275 …

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Jun 14 2011

$17,000 grant for a new home in Queensland

The Queensland budget, announced 14th June 2011 has stated that a $10,000 grant will be available for constructing, or buying, a new home up to the value of $600,000, if contracted between 1 August 2011 and 31 January 2012. This will be in addition to the Federal Governments $7,000 First Home Buyers Grant. First home …

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Jun 14 2011

Stamp Duty on Queensland Property

Stamp Duty when buying Queensland Property has for some time been calculated according to THREE options: A New Home buyer A Residential Home owner A Property Investor The new home owner received a duty free threshold, whereby they paid no Stamp Duty. The Property Investor paid a full rate of Stamp Duty. The Residential Home …

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Jun 09 2011

Mortgages in Australia

About two thirds of Australians own, or are buying, their own property. From 1986 to 2006 the rate of Home Ownership has remained at 70%, however, the rate of Home Ownership without a Mortgage has dropped from 39% to 35%. Home Ownership rates in 1986 70% Owned with or without a mortgage 39% 1,981,900 Private dwellings …

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May 18 2011

Furnished Accommodation in Perth and Western Australia

Furnished Accommodation in Perth and Western Australia Free Listings of Furnished Accommodation and Serviced Houses and Apartments: Perth Ocean Villas– Fully furnished rental property, Scarborough, WA, 6019 T: 08 9245 1066 Litchfield – Carramar, WA, T: 08 9309 4016 – Fully furnished rental property, Rockingham – WA, Fully furnished rental apartment. Villa Vista, Tapping – …

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May 18 2011

Buying a House in Australia

Buying a House in Australia How to buy a House in Australia Rules apply on who is allowed to purchase property, although any Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia can a buy a house in Australia without any restrictions. Each State has its own rules and regulations on purchasing property. What may be correct …

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May 18 2011

Motels & Hotels

Motels & Hotels in Australia Airport Motels & Hotels QLD – Brisbane Hotel Formule 1 – 5.33km to Domestic Terminal – Navigator Place, Hendra. Comfort Inn – 7.44km to Domestic Terminal. – Toombul Rd, Northgate. Brisbane Riverview Hotel – 10.56km to Domestic Terminal – Hunt Street, Hamilton. NSW – Sydney Airport Sydney International Inn, – …

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May 18 2011

Property Renting in Australia

Renting a Property in Australia Some Property Renting Information Most house rentals in Australia are Unfurnished. Council rates are included in the rent charged. Water usage is sometimes included, but sometimes charged extra. Not all Landlords will allow Pets. Some States allow Landlords to charge a deposit for Pets, where they are allowed. Leases are …

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May 18 2011

Accommodation in Australia

Types of Houses in Australia House types vary to a large degree over Australia. You may get the older style weatherboard houses in rural areas and in some older residential suburbs, but more common these days is the Brick Veneer style of modern home. Brick Veneer is the Australian term equivalent to Timber Frame in …

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May 18 2011

Property Values

Australian Property Values Australian Capital City Residential Property Values July 2009 Median property values for each City in July 2009 are shown as: $537,396 Sydney $481,493 Perth $477,627 Canberra $466,903 Darwin $454,524 Melbourne $437,175 Brisbane $402,681 Adelaide Change from January 2009 to July 2009 + 6.6% Sydney + 2.5% Perth + 5.5% Canberra + 10.8% …

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May 18 2011

First Home Owners Grant FHOG in Australia

First Home Owners Grant for Home Buyers in Australia What is the First Home Owners Grant The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) is a national scheme funded by the Australian states and territories and administered under their own legislation. It was originally introduced on 1 July 2000 to offset the effect of the GST on …

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May 18 2011

Stamp Duty on Australian House Purchase 2008

Buying a House : Stamp Duty Stamp Duty or Transfer Duty Stamp Duty or Transfer Duty is normally payable when you buy a property in Australia. This is a STATE based tax/duty, and as such this may be different in each of the Australian States. There are a few web calculators about that will give …

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May 18 2011

Property for Sale in Western Australia

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May 18 2011

Canberra ACT Accommodation

Furnished Accommodation in Canberra and Australian Capital Territory &nbsp Your Rental Property name Suburb, State, Australia Fully furnished x Bedroom (Sleeps x ) rental property Line 4 details Line 5 details Your Rental Property name Suburb, State, Australia Fully furnished x Bedroom (Sleeps x ) rental property Line 4 details Line 5 details Free Listings …

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May 18 2011

Book your Accommodation

Hotel, Hostel, Apartment and Backpacker Accommodation in Australia Youth Hostels in Australia Brisbane Backpacker Accommodation in Australia Sydney Alternative spellings that are often used when searching for Accommodation: Accomadation, Accomodation, Acommodation

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