Mike McCaffery, leading auctioneer with First National Real Estate and self-proclaimed Twitter enthusiast, has added his voice and auctioneering talents to this year’s Sydney Twestival, held on Thursday 24 March 2011 at the Beresford Hotel in Surry Hills, NSW.
Archive for March 2011
First National Real Estate’s Victorian, Tasmanian and Queensland members were rewarded for their shining achievements over the past year on Saturday night at the network’s Gala Awards dinner held at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne (for Tasmania and Victoria) and The Strand in Rugby Quay (QLD).
With auction clearance rates lower than ideal in many parts of Australia, some consumers have been asking, are the days of auction numbered?
First National Max Bailey today announced it has concluded the sale of one of Singleton’s most stately homes, the High Victorian Italianate Baroona.
The Economist branding Australia ‘the most overvalued housing market in the world’
First National Real Estate CEO Ray Ellis, believes property representatives should have a greater say in the future of the property market, and ultimately Australia.
the billions of dollars spent on cash grants to first home buyers (and for the first nine years of the First-Home Owners Grant Scheme’s operations, expenditure on those grants exceeded $10 billion) have spectacularly failed to achieve the objective of increasing home ownership rates.
Deanne Lamprey, Principal, First National Real Estate Burnie and Tasmanian Chair expects the Tasmanian property market to consolidate in 2011, as waning consumer confidence due to job losses, mainly in the North West of Tasmania, and plentiful housing stocks, begin to stabilise house price growth.
Garry Nash, Principal, Garry Nash First National and Victorian Chair expects the Victorian property market to strengthen in 2011, with house, land and apartment/strata property price increases of up to 5 per cent.
Russell Burton, Principal, First National Real Estate Burton Groves and South Australian Chair expects the South Australia property market to strengthen in 2011.