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  • Maroons Fan Day A Success

    Approximately 5,000 Gladstone locals filled Goondoon Street on Wednesday this week to cheer on the mighty Queensland State of Origin side. Gladstone was selected at the location for the 2016 Queensland Maroons Fan Day, an event held in a regional location each year since 2012. With Goondoon Street closed to … Read more

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  • Ray White Team Achieves a Magnificent Half Century

    With a record month under their belts, the award winning Ray White Gladstone property management team have recorded a result that would have seemed nearly impossible just a couple of months ago. Ray White Gladstone Director of Property Management & Leasing, John Fieldus, said “The rental market has obviously stabilised … Read more

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  • 2015: “Buying in Gladstone is Cheaper than Renting”

    When the Pengelly family recently found their perfect home in West Gladstone they could hardly believe their good fortune. Whilst many residents are talking of the misfortunes of the Gladstone market, Bradley and Yen Pengelly feel that they are the luckiest people alive, after all they have made that life … Read more

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  • 1st Quarter 2015 Market Update

    In what some home owners might view as a sign of market stability, the overall local market recorded a slight uplift in median price over the 1st Quarter of 2015. However further analysis reveals that this uplift was primarily due to unusually low sales volumes skewed by an unusually high number of sales at the top end, … Read more

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  • First Home Fever

    All local real estate agents have reported an increase in enquiry over the 4th quarter of 2014 coinciding with an increased level of transactions. Surprisingly, the most active purchasing group was first home buyers buoyed by house prices at their lowest level since 2006. We expect that this segment of … Read more

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  • 3rd Quarter Sale Flat – Rental Market Heats Up

    A change of season appears to have coincided with a change in market conditions. As the weather heated up in September, so too did the Gladstone rental market. Local real estate agents reported a record number of lettings during the 3rd Quarter of 2014 – a trend that appears to … Read more

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  • Cruise Ships to visit Gladstone from 2015

    The Gladstone property market recovery continues to take shape with local agents reporting an increase in enquiry for older, established homes. Over the last months, development of new product has slowed to a trickle with most large scale builders, developers and earthmoving contractors completing projects. The Gladstone economy has been … Read more

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  • Tank Street’s Biggest Morning Tea!

    Ray White Gladstone today played proud hosts to a special event on every Australian businesses social calendar – Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. Since 1993 people all over Australia have gathered in living rooms, community centres, schools and workplaces to celebrate this popular annual fundraising event. Baked treats of all colours, … Read more

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  • How can you pick the bottom of the market?

    As the Gladstone market continues its correction, one starts to wonder if the bottom is near. Everyone laments, once a market has turned upwards, that they didn’t get in at the bottom. Whether it’s property or shares, investors across the world exert an enormous amount of effort in an attempt … Read more

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  • Crash or Correction – 4th Quarter 2013 Market Update

    It’s not uncommon at the moment to open a major Australian newspaper and read an article about the impending crash of Gladstone. The opinion on the ground is that this so-called “crash” has already happened. The reality is that the market has fallen 20% since the peak of the market … Read more

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