Category Archive: Accommodation

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Oct 26 2014

Hotel Accommodation in Brisbane

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Oct 25 2014

Webjet Hotels

Webjet Hotels Australia and New Zealand’s leading online travel agency, Webjet leads the way in online travel tools and technology. Webjet enables customers to compare, combine and book the best domestic and international travel flight deals, hotel accommodation, holiday package deals, travel insurance and car hire worldwide. $50 Off Your Hotel Booking with Minimum Spend …

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Aug 31 2013

Median Income and House Prices Australia. 1984 and 2012

A comparison between 1984 and 2012, showing how median family incomes and median house prices have risen, during those 28 years.
In 1984 a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom and 1 garage property was 3.36 times the median income
In 2012 a 4 bedroom, 2+ bathroom and double garage property was 7.289 times the median income
People are choosing to pay a lot more for newer and larger houses.

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Aug 31 2013

1984 to 2012 Changes in Australian House Prices

1984 to 2012 Changes in House Prices: Perth has been the fastest growing City for median house prices during the 28 years from 1984, with an average increase of 8.36% per year, while Adelaide in South Australia has been the slowest with an average annual rise of just 6.32%. Median House Prices have risen over …

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Aug 13 2013

Cheap Furniture in Australia

Sometimes a new migrant needs some furniture quickly, to use while they wait for their container to arrive with all their prized furniture. Renting furniture is often considered, but when they get the prices, some people may look to other options. One of those options is to buy a NEW furniture package. There used to …

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Jul 07 2013

First Home Owners Grant Victoria

First Home Owners Grant, Victoria, Australia If you are buying or building a new home valued up to $750,000, you may be eligible for the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) of up to $10,000. If you are buying or building a new home, you may be eligible for the FHOG ($10,000) if you signed your …

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Jul 03 2013

House Prices UK – Australia 2013

Time to revisit the House Price comparison between our two countries again. Using figures from the ABS and the BBC, I have calculated some ‘interesting’ housing cost comparisons: Cost of Detached Houses by Square Metre of living space: UK Detached Houses are £4,345 per sm or 8.5 weeks wages per square metre Brisbane Detached Houses …

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May 10 2013

Mortgage Costs as a Percentage of Income in 2013

Mortgage Costs as a Percentage of Income, for 362 cities in various countries around the world, in a 2013 report. The following figures are from a report that I first looked at in 2010, and the figures for that year looked at 117 cities. It has now expanded to 362 Cities. The 2010 report is …

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Mar 20 2013

Average Price of Detached Houses in Australia

In the quarter ended June 2012, the average price of a DETACHED residential dwelling for each of the Capital Cities was: $605,200 Sydney with 10,114 sales $480,000 Melbourne with 11,638 sales $437,000 Brisbane with 5,792 sales $385,000 Adelaide with 3,713 sales $500,000 Perth with 5,436 sales $330,500 Hobart with 644 sales $547,000 Darwin with 345 …

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Jan 22 2013

Auspitality, Cleveland, Brisbane, Qld

Auspitality, Cleveland, Brisbane, Qld 7 Swallow Street, Thornlands, Brisbane, QLD 4164 1 bedroom holiday apartment for rent. Hotels in Cleveland, Queensland Holiday Accommodation in Cleveland, Queensland: Alcheringa Cottage Cleveland Visitors Villas Motel YouStay – On Shore

Jan 22 2013

Cleveland Mews, Cleveland, Brisbane, QLD

Cleveland Mews, Cleveland, Brisbane, QLD

Cleveland Mews, Cleveland, Brisbane, QLD This self contained 2 bedroom Villa that accommodates up to five people is set in a picturesque part of Cleveland and backs onto over 5 acres of parkland. With only a short walk or drive to shops, restaurants, cafes, farmers markets, ferry service and train station. Prices and Availability: Hotels …

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Jan 22 2013

Wynnum Anchor Motel, Wynnum, QLD

Wynnum Anchor Motel, Wynnum, QLD Wynnum Anchor Motel 14 Adam Street Wynnum QLD 4178 T: (07) 3396 3037 The Wynnum Anchor Motel is conveniently located in Wynnum, a Bayside suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is set in an exclusive residential area only footsteps from the aquatic playground of Moreton Bay – a Yachties & Fishermans …

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Jan 19 2013

Mortgage Payments v Income

Many times I have people saying that the cost of accommodation in Australia is very very high, and that many people have to pay a lot more than one third of income for their property rent or mortgage. This question was addressed in the Australian Census in both 2006 and 2011, and the actual facts …

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Dec 26 2012

Average New First Home Buyers Mortgage Value in Australia

Average New First Home Buyers Mortgage Value in Australia According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 5609.0 – Housing Finance Report, there were 9,215 new mortgages arranged for first home buyers in October 2012. The average value of these mortgages was $288,009, calculated across the whole of Australia. Tasmania had the lowest average First Home …

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Mar 20 2012

Sydney First Home Buyer Home Loans December 2011

$296,900 was the peak average loan value for Sydney First Home Buyer purchases in December 2011, down from $317,000 in December 2009. http://news.domain.com.au/domain/first-home-buyers/priciest-city-still-not-beyond-those-chasing-the-dream-20120317-1vc0c.html 13,767 first home buyer loans were approved in NSW, in the quarter ended December 2011, which was 52 per cent higher than the same period in 2010.      

Feb 14 2012

Property Rental Increases in 2011 in Australia

Figures released by RUN Property on Saturday 11th February 2012 showed that Sydney rents had risen by an average of 7.4% taking the average Sydney rent to $545 a week in 2011. In Brisbane however, rents rose by an average of 3.3% taking the average Brisbane rent to $346 a week in 2011. Melbourne rents …

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Jan 24 2012

House Prices Queensland Postcode 4165

Last 6 months House sales in Postcode 4165, Queensland Median and average property prices are always interesting to many people, including myself.  I checked my area today, for the last 6 months sales, and came up with the following figures: 3 Bed 1 bathroom Detached houses $305,000 Lowest $450,000 Highest $379,000 Median $366,800 Mean Average 3 …

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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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