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  • REIV kicks off million-dollar stoush

    29th Oct 14

    The Real Estate Institute of Victoria has slammed the Victorian government’s recent decision to exempt some commercial property agents from current licensing requirements, with REIV chief executive officer Enzo Raimondo accusing the state government of pandering to the demands of large shopping centres by allowing the change.

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  • Agent cops 'A Current Affair' treatment, fights back

    29th Oct 14

    Auctioneer Robert Ding underwent the tabloid television treatment earlier this week and is largely unaffected by the outcome, even though his full and frank hour of question and answer with A Current Affair was edited down to just a few snippets of his actual interview.

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  • Investment coffers ease onshore purchasing

    29th Oct 14

    An enterprising Australian property, immigration and financial services company is looking to set up a $150 million Real Estate Fund directed towards Significant Investment Visa holders to capitalise on onshore property investment.

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  • Stamp duty 'farce' demands amendment

    29th Oct 14

    The stamp duty paid on residential property sales in New South Wales in the first quarter of the 2014/2015 financial year has risen by $500 million compared to the same period last year, prompting one industry body to call for a review of this “enormous windfall” for the state government.

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  • Buyers expect prices to keep rising

    29th Oct 14

    Over 50 per cent of owners and prospective buyers believe property prices are set to continue increasing over the next 12 to 24 months, according to new research.

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