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  1. Prime Lakeside Commercial Development Opportunity http://scottbanks.com.au/?p=6653

    Click through for more pictures Rare opportunity to secure prime lakeside land for redevelopment, owner occupation or leasing options. Right in the heart of the highly sought-after lakeside precinct near the town centre and surrounding amenities including restaurants, cafe's, supermarkets, schools, transport and retail shops. Moments from the Princess Highway and within a comprehensive development…
  2. Embrace the great weather and check out some Open For Inspections!

    Spring is in the air, people are out and about. Lots of people are getting out to our Open For Inspections and we're listing a whole host of properties that we are getting excited about. We are particularly excited about this gorgeous Edwardian property at 6-8 Railway Crescent - built in 1907! For more information contact…
  3. REIV: Melbourne Auction and Sales Results

    PICTURED: 1/18 Ellesmere Rd, Windsor (Click for more details) A clearance rate of 71 per cent was recorded this weekend compared to 73 per cent last weekend and 79 per cent this weekend last year. There were 608 auctions reported to the REIV today, with 434 properties selling and 174 being passed in, 74 of…
  4. World’s Best Projects Showcased At The Property Congress

    One of the most eagerly awaited sessions at this year’s Property Congress in Sydney will focus on six major projects around that globe that have captured the imagination of the industry. The six featured projects are: SHARD London (WSP Group) Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, Sydney (Lend Lease) Msherieb Downtown, Doha (Rider Levett Bucknall) BIQ House, Hamburg, Germany…
  5. The World’s Most Expensive Home

    "Asia’s most expensive home per square foot is set to go on sale in Hong Kong, which boasts some of the world’s costliest properties despite efforts to curb skyrocketing prices. The 4,661 square-foot ultra-luxury home, located in the southern Chinese city’s affluent Peak district, comes with a $105.67 million price tag. This would make it…
  6. Are you taking full advantage of the low interest rates?

      The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has again kept the official cash rate on hold at 2.5%.  Analysts are predicting that the current low interest rate environment should remain low for the remainder of 2014 and some predicting that interest rates will remain on hold until this time next year. As a result the…
  7. 1 out of 7 of the 10 million wealthiest families in China intend to migrate to Australia

        The rationale for this growing appetite for Aussie bricks and mortar is more than just financial. Chinese investors are lured by the prospect of one day moving to a country with clean air, a good education system and a strong legal system. Indeed, the only country Australia ranks behind as a desirable destination…
  8. REIV: Melbourne Auction and Sales Results

    A clearance rate of 75 per cent was recorded this weekend compared to 72 per cent last weekend and 74 per cent this weekend last year. There were 588 auctions reported to the REIV today, with 439 selling and 149 being passed in, 66 of those on a vendor bid. So far this year there…
  9. Scott Banks Property in Olinda Featured in The Age!

    This dreamy lifestyle property at 7 Perrins Creek in Olinda featured in The Age on Friday Click here to read the article Click here to view the property page
  10. GREAT Time to Sell, Lowest Stock Levels in Three Years!

    Nationally, the number of unsold properties on the market has been recorded at 334,683 for July this year, a 3.6 per cent decrease month-on-month and 4.8 per cent decrease year-on-year, according to SQM Research. “Lower stock levels do have the tendency to hint to an active market, just as the climbing stock levels experienced in…