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What’s in Store for Real Estate in 2021?

Insights

Last year saw significant disruption and change in every aspect of our lives. The way we socialise, exercise and entertain ourselves all shifted. Property markets were not immune from the effect of last year’s events. Isolation, work from home and home schooling changed the way we use our homes and also made us think about where
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Kick in the Guts

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We are incredibly disappointed with the government’s announcements yesterday that do not allow for inspections or new listings until the third step, earliest date being 26 October 2020. After multiple and ongoing attempts from the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) to try work with the government in defining a reasonable path for the sector,
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The COVID-19 Hotel, Rydges on Swanston, Sold during Melbourne lockdown.

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The hotel at the centre of the state government’s messy quarantine program has been purchased in a multimillion-dollar deal by a private developer. The buyer planning an “extensive refurbishment and repositioning” of the property as a high-end hotel and conference facility. The aim to reopen next year. After hitting the market in July with price
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Property Asset Management

Agency

Quality of management is an important feature of any successful company and is critical for the long-term investor. We manage properties of significant quality in Melbourne and they range between apartments, furnished properties and luxury residences. Here, we target good returns, capital growth & strong governing. We business well-structured & strategic lease agreements & We
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5 Things you need to know this morning in Australia

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The RBA has been working on a digital version of the Australian dollar. In its submission to a senate commission, the RBA said its innovation lab is working on a digital currency denominated in dollars. It is unlikely it will be released to the public, instead it could be used to facilitate transactions between banks
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The Competitive Sandbox

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All-out competition is a basic creed of a Sales business. You often compete for the same customers, revenue, and profits. However, there is times when co-opetition, not competition, is a smart move. I work with my direct competitors often – many clients will confirm this. I work with them because in the end, and by
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