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Elders brokers record farmland sale

Fifth generation family-owned company AJ & PA McBride Pty Ltd has agreed to purchase ‘Telopea Downs’ from Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund-owned Hassad Australia, bringing the iconic 47,677-hectare property back into Australian hands. Elders Real Estate has confirmed the sale of the aggregation of eleven properties, spanning the Victorian/South Australian border, which represents one of the…

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National Conference Recap 2018

At the beginning of August 2018, 165 attendees from the Elders network came together on the sunny Gold Coast for two days of spectacular speakers and networking opportunities. This year, the focus was on digital innovation in the real estate industry. The annual conference is an ideal opportunity for guests to develop personally and professionally,…

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City vs Country: What your dollar will buy you

People move to the country for many reasons. The fresh air, the relaxed lifestyle, the chance to bring up kids somewhere they can run for hours. One of the main reasons is that regional Australia offers a far more affordable option than the capital cities, so you get more bang for your buck. But how…

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One of Australia’s most advanced dairy aggregations on the market

One of Australia’s most advanced dairy aggregations, Coomboona Dairies in the Goulburn Valley, is being offered to the market as a whole or as two contiguous holdings. The asset has been listed with Elders Real Estate on instruction from Stewart McCallum and Ryan Eagle of Ferrier Hodgson and the sale process is being managed by…

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Your relationship with your rural property manager

Like any relationship, the relationship you have with your rural property manager is vital to maintain. Whether you’re a first-time landowner, or seasoned landlord, ensuring that you ask the right questions of your rural property management is the key to feeling informed and content in your investment, especially if you don’t live in the same…

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  • Residential
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Four steps to a blissful bedroom

The average Australian adult sleeps between seven and nine hours a night, every night. Assuming that you don’t work seven days a week, your bedroom is likely to be the place you spend the most time in during the week. Not only that, but sleep has been widely shown as beneficial to your physical and…

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To sell your first home or keep as an investment?

While some people do stay in their starter home, most of us move on. And while that second house might be your dream home, it’s still hard to leave those memories behind. First homes, particularly those that you have occupied yourself, can be filled with other ‘firsts’. Maybe you brought your newborn babies through the…

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What’s driving the rise in farmland value?

Australia’s struggling farmers may appreciate this piece of good news: The median price of Australian farmland increased by 7.1 per cent in 2017, contributing to an average annual growth rate of more than 6.6 per cent since 1998. The median price is the middle figure achieved when sales are ranked highest to lowest, and the…

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Going off grid – is it for you?

With soaring power bills affecting many Australian households, the idea of living “off the grid” holds a considerable appeal. But what does it really involve, and would it work for you? With advances in environmentally friendly technology, living off the grid doesn’t have to mean a tent in the forest and water dipped from a…

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Rural land: how to do the groundwork

If you’re buying rural land to operate as a farm or to support any agricultural enterprise, it’s important that you understand the climate and conditions of the land you’re buying. Some parts of Australia better support crops, whereas others are perfect for cattle and still others may be the perfect spot for the vineyard you’ve…

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