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The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for bushfie relief

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, and what better occasion to express your love? This year, it’s not just your usual paramour who would benefit from a romantic gesture. Small businesses and primary producers all over the country have been devastated by the current bushfire crisis and are badly in need of help. Show them a little…

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Elders support for bushfire affected Australia

The last three months have been a time of tremendous sadness for many Australians due to the devastating national bushfire crisis. With South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales the worst affected so far, several of our offices and people have bravely fought for their homes and their communities. While our priority has been to…

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Elders Real Estate wins coveted Canstar award

Elders Real Estate has won the coveted Canstar Blue’s 2019 real estate agents review, for most satisfied customers. Coming out with top marks in all categories of communication, problem resolution, knowledge and advice, as well as overall satisfaction, this award recognises Elders Real Estate as a nationally trusted brand. The Canstar Blue’s 2019 real estate…

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Elders leaders unite for the ‘Be Extraordinary’ retreat on Hamilton Island

More than 80 of Elders Real Estates business leaders, corporate team and Elite salespeople came together to ‘Be Extraordinary’ on Hamilton Island for the 2019 Leadership Retreat. Hearing from a range of exceptional speakers including renowned leadership speaker Matt Church, Chris Helder, REA’s own Steve Carroll and Australian of the Year Kurt Fearnley, the attendees…

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Cash rate drops to record low 0.75%

The RBA’s decision to reduce the official cash rate has seen it fall below 1% for the first time in history. The reasons for the reduction are many but one motivation was the continued weakness in some sections of the property market. Despite two previous rate reductions this year, property stocks are still low and…

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“74 The Anchorage” – Record sale for Port Macquarie

One of Port Macquarie’s most prestigious canal addresses “74 The Anchorage”, has sold at auction for a Port Macquarie residential record price of $2.95 million. The sale follows an extensive auction campaign executed by Elders Port Macquarie sales agent, Corrine Cunningham. Set among Port Macquarie’s coveted canal locale, the five bedroom, three bathroom property appealed…

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First home loan deposit scheme explained

For many people, the hardest part about buying a first home is coming up with the deposit. The general requirement is that you have 20% of the purchase price saved in addition to additional costs like stamp duty and conveyancing or solicitor’s fees. Some lenders will approve loans with a smaller deposit, but there are…

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RBA Announcement – July 2019

The RBA has cut the official cash rate for the second consecutive month, bringing it to a historic low of 1%. So what could this mean for borrowers? Head of Elders Home Loans, John Rolfe, comments: “Whilst the rate cut is great news, it’s getting tough for the banks to pass the full rate cut…

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Significant transaction creates rare Clare Valley buying opportunity

The historic Kadlunga aggregation has been sold off-market to George and Sophie Millington, resulting in a contiguous holding of almost 1,000 hectares of blue ribbon cropping country being offered to the market. The aggregation is located near Mintaro in the Clare Valley and spans some 3,923 hectares of what many people consider to be some…

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What an RBA rate cut could mean for borrowers

The Reserve Bank Australia has made its first changes to the official cash rate since August 2016, falling to a record low of 1.25% on Tuesday 4 June 2019. For those who follow rate changes, this comes as no surprise: the cut was first mooted in early May, but the decision was pushed back so…

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