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GET IN QUICK: High yields on the Coast

GOLD Coast property markets continue to look up as yield-hungry investors snap up good quality stock across the coast.

RP Data statistics show Gold Coast sitting very pretty, with suburbs in northern areas having the best yields – Upper Coomera the highest with 6.9 per cent. 222 more words

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14 Apr 2014 (AFR) - Sydney real estate sales hot but has Melbourne’s bubble burst?

(14 April 2014, AFR, p3, Mercedes Ruehl)

‘Almost three months of frenzied selling came to a big bang finale on Saturday, and analysts are now warning of ­slowing house price growth and lower ­auction clearances. 82 more words

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2 Apr 2014 (TheAge) - Surging home prices defying RBA warnings of speculation

(2 April 2014, The Age, p9, Glenda Kwek)

‘Home prices have surged in March in a sign that the boom in the property market is continuing after a pause in February. 58 more words

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RP Data's Australian Market Insights

“Brisbane housing market continues to run contrary to expectations…” says real estate expert Tim Lawless – click to view listen to RP Data’s monthly market analysis. 7 more words

Gold Coast

31 Mar 2014 (TheAge, SMH) - Heat off as abundance of stock reduces clearance rate

(31 March 2014, The Age, BusinessDay, p23, Nicole Lindsay)

‘Some of the heat in the market dissipated over the weekend as clearance rates weakened under the pressure of record stock volumes. 37 more words

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10 Mar 2014 (AFR) - Sydney auctions hot as investor pays $2.6m for beach retreat

(10 March 2014, AFR, p7, Larry Schlesinger)

‘The beachside home of the late former Northern Territory administrator Roger Bede Nott was the top selling property at auction last weekend as the Sydney market showed no signs of slowing down. 38 more words

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4 Mar 2014 (AFR) - Sydney units now cost more than Melbourne houses

(4 March 2014, AFR, p1, Rebecca Thistleton)

‘The average Sydney flat now costs more than the average Melbourne house. Figures from RP Data out on Monday estimate Sydney’s median price for apartments is now $530,000, compared with the $515,000 median price for a Melbourne home, a consequence of the rapid growth in Sydney property prices that has triggered concerns of a price bubble.’ 10 more words

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