Joyce Rey and Stacy Gottula of Coldwell Banker Previews International Introduce Americas Highest Priced Home to the Market at $195 Million

LOS ANGELES, CA – A new record high was set today for the U.S. property marketed byColdwell Banker Previews International which introduced the most expensive and elite estate in the nation to the market at $195 million. The palatial private gated compound is set on a promontory in the heart of Beverly Hills on a rare, expansive 25 acres offering views of the iconic Los Angeles canyons and city lights, just minutes from world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. Joyce Rey and Stacy Gottula are the listing agents for this unparalleled Mediterranean villa, Palazzo di Amore, complete with its own vineyard. Coldwell Banker now holds the top 2 spots in the nation for the most… Read More

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Housing market sentiment up in final 2013 quarter, Queensland to lead country in capital gains: NAB

According to NAB’s latest quarterly residential property survey, Victoria saw the biggest increase in its Residential Property Index in 2013’s fourth quarter, replacing New South Wales as the country’s strongest state property market. Housing prices were up in the December quarter by 1.6%, with strong performances by New South Wales and Victoria. NAB notes that it is more optimistic about the country’s property markets over the next one to two years than most survey forecasts, predicting a rise in average capital city house prices of 6% in the year to end-2014 and 5% in the following year. They attribute their outlook in part to the presence of foreign buyers in… Read More

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HELPFUL HINTS WHEN BUYING OFF THE PLAN

Pros and cons of buying off the plan Open the real estate section of any newspaper and you are bound to come across glossy advertisements spruiking a shiny new development being built in a prime location in your capital city, usually close to the CBD and established amenities. With capital cities across Australia suffering from a housing shortage – which subsequently pushes up property prices – the proliferation of new developments is seen as contributing to meeting the housing needs of our growing urban populations. Buying off the plan means signing a contract to buy an apartment or townhouse before it has been built. While there are benefits to buying… Read More

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