Tas

  • The Tasmanian market contracts as rates rise

    Rising interest rates have started to bite in Tasmania with sales activity contracting. …

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  • The Agency to acquire Bushby Property Group

    National real estate company The Agency Group Australia has expanded its network to Tasmania, agreeing to acquire leading Launceston-based real estate business Bushby Property Group to launch The Agency – Team Bushby. …

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  • Sales activity starts to slow down across Tasmania

    After a record 12 months for real estate sales across Tasmania, new data from the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania shows that sales and prices are beginning to slow. …

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  • Hobart named fourth-strongest property market in the world

    Hobart has been named the fourth-strongest property market in the world, according to the latest Frank Knight Global Residential Cities Index. …

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  • Jenkins & Co Property Tasmania launches in Launceston

    Jenkins & Co Tasmania has launched in Launceston with the arrival of the boutique brand coinciding with the expansion of UrbanX into the state.  After 16 years in the industry, working under the traditional franchise model, Phillipa Jenkins made the decision to launch her own brand, and stand out from her competition, with the support of UrbanX. As the owner of her business, …

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  • Hobart median house price hits the $1 million mark

    The record run of house price growth across Tasmania has seen many inner-city Hobart suburbs hit the exclusive $1 million median price for the first time. …

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  • Agents back Homely’s expansion into Tasmania

    Industry-backed national real estate portal Homely has inspired Tasmanian agents and property managers to jump on board through its capacity to inspire business leads and build agents’ profiles. Its commitment to community building and ability to offer vendors a competitive advertising avenue are other driving forces behind the successful online real estate marketplace expanding into the Apple Isle on the back of securing a network of industry partners. …

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  • First National Victoria and Tasmania GEM winners

    Time to shine for First National’s top Victorian and Tasmanian performers

    First National Real Estate’s Victoria and Tasmania agents have been recognised for their achievements in 2020, with the network holding its final state-based General Excellence and Marketing Awards event of the year at Melbourne’s Grand Hyatt on Saturday night. …

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  • Pinnacle of change as Tasmanian LJ Hooker agency launches new hybrid model

    A Tasmanian LJ Hooker agency has launched a hybrid real estate model it says will recalibrate the local industry and expand and re-establish the brand’s presence across Greater Hobart. …

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  • Ray White plants the seed for Apple Isle commercial expansion

    Ray White Commercial has launched an office in Hobart and the man to head-up the division knows the Tasmania and Hobart market like the back of his hand. …

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  • Inside the Hobart housing boom

    Being a beautiful island state has never been so advantageous for Tasmania – and its capital city’s booming property market. “There’s no doubt that we’ve been the beneficiaries of the pandemic,” explains Matthew Chugg, department manager of residential sales for Knight Frank, Tasmania.  With their offices located in the heart of Hobart, just a Tassie Devil’s whirl away from the ocean, …

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  • Tassie market activity at pre-COVID levels, as sales rise almost 40 per cent

    The Real Estate Institute of Tasmania have delivered an extremely postivie September Quarterly report, which confirms that market activity has returned to pre COVID-19 levels. …

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  • REIA applauds Tasmania’s new Landlord Support Fund

    The Tasmanian Government is being lauded as leading the charge when it comes to implementing sensible measures regarding the current rental situation. They announced the extension of the emergency period to December 1, 2020, meaning all current residential tenant protections will hold. In addition, they have extended the Rent Relief Fund with a second round of payments, introduced a new Landlord Support Fund, …

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  • Aussie tenants to share solar power in world-first trial

    The Salvation Army is involved in a revolutionary trial in which excess power from rooftop solar panels will be shared and traded amongst numerous tenants living in the same building. Melbourne based start-up Allume Energy developed the SolShare platform, which allows power from one single panel to be metered out to different residents. Previously such projects have stalled due to the lack of clarity behind who owns rooftop space, …

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  • Tasmania first state to accept HomeBuilder applications

    The Treasury has announced that, despite some initial hesitations, every Australian state and territory are now signatories to the HomeBuilder scheme. Tasmania is already accepting applications, becoming the first state to do so. ACT will provide information on how to apply next Monday, while QLD has promised information “shortly”. Other states are expected to follow suit. The $25,000 grant has already led to a boom in new home inquiries, …

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  • Tassie tops regional market as WA outlook improves

    The housing market in Tasmania has been the strongest performer across the entire country over the last five years – and the trend has not just been limited to Hobart. According to CoreLogic‘s quarterly regional review, which looks at capital growth over the year to April, Launceston and the North East region remain the top performer across both the house and unit market. …

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  • Victoria and Tasmania come together for Ray White’s Unite 2020

    More than 650 Ray White Group members from across Victoria and Tasmania have descended on the Crown’s Conference and Events Centre for Unite 2020. Hosted across capital cities by Australasia’s biggest real estate group, the Unite 2020 program provided a new and improved training format for salespeople and property managers. The sessions were designed to help agents navigate and adapt to current market conditions. …

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  • Ray White Victoria and Tasmania celebrates 2019 winners

    More than 1,100 guests descended on the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for the annual Ray White Victoria and Tasmania state awards on Thursday August 22 to celebrate the top offices and individual achievers throughout the leading network. Ray White Victorian and Tasmanian CEO Stephen Dullens welcomed everyone and reminded them all that the leading… …

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  • LJ Hooker opens new office in North West Tasmania

    LJ Hooker has expanded its network in North West Tasmania with the opening of LJ Hooker Devonport. Experienced local real estate specialists Michael Ziegler and Melissa Burtt will head up the new office, which offers a full suite of real estate services across residential properties, including sales and property management. With 16 years’ combined experience in the real estate industry, Principal Mr Ziegler and Director Mrs Burtt decided LJ Hooker best suited their team’s customer-focused business aspirations. …

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  • Four more offices join One Agency network

    One Agency has welcomed four new members to its network during June, and the trans-Tasman real estate network is expecting at least that number again to join in the coming weeks. Head of Australasian Membership John Stewart confirmed more agreements are being finalised and said the second and third of several incoming newcomers in the South East of Victoria is launching his business in Leongatha this month. …

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  • @realty move into Tasmania

    @realty has launched in Tasmania, giving the company a presence in every state and territory in Australia except the Northern Territory. The agency has secured licensing to expand into Tasmania, and launched a recruitment drive, enticing agents with its unique model that allows the opportunity to choose where they work, and own 100 per cent of their rent roll. Headquartered on the Gold Coast, …

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  • Gayle Walker appointed to lead Tasmania Sotheby’s International Realty office

    Sotheby’s International Realty Greater Australia has appointed Gayle Walker, a Sotheby’s Realty Director from Sydney, to head up the Greater Hobart operations for the brand. Gayle will lead the launch of a new Sotheby’s Realty office in the Sandy Bay area with the aim of offering a stronger local community connection while providing local, national and international exposure for Hobart properties. …

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  • Ray White announces new head auctioneer for Victoria and Tasmania

    Ray White Victoria and Tasmania has strengthened its focus on selling properties under the hammer with the announcement of Matthew Condon as Chief Auctioneer. Mr Condon started in the role this month, however his ties with the Ray White Group date back two years to when he started in the business as a national skills trainer, educating agents on successful sales and auction methods. …

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  • Ray White elites gather in Hobart to learn from success

    More than 150 of Ray White Group’s elite members arrived in Hobart today to celebrate their success, and share ideas and learnings to ensure the value they provide their clients continues to develop. The top performers heard from Phill Nosworthy of Sydney-based Switch Learning + Development, who reminded them that the number one core trait of leadership was to lead themselves. …

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  • Ray White Victoria & Tasmania celebrates its 2018 winners

    More than 1200 guests descended on the Palladium at the Crown for the annual Ray White Victoria and Tasmania state awards last night to celebrate the top offices and individual achievers throughout the network. Ray White Victoria & Tasmanian CEO Domenic Belfiore welcomed everyone and reminded them all that the leading group helped more families achieve their great Australian dream than any other brand. …

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  • First National awards celebrates winners in Victoria and Tasmania

    Victorian and Tasmanian agents were in the spotlight at First National Real Estate’s General Excellence and Marketing Awards, held at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne on Saturday revealing the leading agents and offices of 2017 from across the country. ‘2017 was an outstanding year for First National Real Estate. The network added some exceptional new members and, through great leadership, our agents and property managers achieved some of the best results yet seen’ said Victoria/Tasmania chairman William Bonnici. …

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  • Harcourts announces property styling program ‘Harcourts at Home with Sean & Ella’

    Property in Tasmania may have just gotten a little more stylish as Harcourts have joined forces with House Rules 2017 contestants Sean MacKay and Ella Cuthbert in an exclusive collaboration to launch ‘Harcourts at Home with Sean & Ella’. The collaboration includes a property consultation service offered to home sellers and buyers through the Harcourts network. “Sean and Ella won the hearts of Tasmania, …

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  • Property Wise Launceston Recognised for Excellence

    PropertyWise, a specialist property management business in Launceston, has been nominated as one of 17 finalists in Tasmania, in the 2017 Telstra Business Awards in the New Business category. In only its second year of operation, Property Wise Director Sally Shaw says that “Our clients interact with us as business owners of Property Wise Launceston however also as investors ourselves. We know what it is like to be in our investor’s shoes and we want to do our best to maximise returns for the investors, …

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  • Harcourts reports record $98 million in June sales in Tasmania

    Interstate buyers and the demand for prestige properties have boosted sales in Tasmania, with Harcourts Group reporting a record $98.1 million in sales during June. “It was our biggest month ever, and represents an increase of almost three per cent over our previous record month,” said Harcourts Tasmania CEO Tony Morrison. “There have been some significant residential sales to attribute this growth too. …

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  • Sotheby’s International Realty opens first office in Hobart, Tasmania

    Tasmania Sotheby’s International Realty will provide premium residential and lifestyle real estate services throughout the state. The company’s first Tasmanian office has just opened its doors on Hobart’s waterfront, with an additional office servicing the north of the state due to open by 2019. With the addition of this Hunter Street-based office, led by Managing Director John Huizing, Sotheby’s International Realty now has offices servicing South Australia, …

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  • Andrew de Bomford of Harcourts Burnie wins Tassie auctioneering competition

    Andrew de Bomford of Harcourts Burnie, Tasmania, beat out state-wide competition to win the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania 2017 Senior Auctioneering Competition. “It’s a real honour to win the competition and be recognised as No.1 in Tassie,” said Andrew, who entered the competition last year and was thrilled to take out the title for the first time. Andrew has been involved in real estate since 2001, …

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  • Tasmanian agent beats Victorian rivals to win top franchise awards

    Century 21’s first Tasmanian office in Devonport has beaten all of the group’s Victorian offices and taken out two top sales awards. Director of Century 21 Leslie and Banks, James Leslie, achieved two top awards at the network’s quarterly awards ceremony in Victoria including ranking as the first quarter’s Top Selling Principal for the most properties sold. James Leslie, who opened his Century 21 office in Devonport with co-Director Adam Banks in early 2016, …

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  • New Property Agents and Land Transactions Bill banks on industry’s insights

    More than 450 real estate agents, property consultants, assistant property managers, conveyancers and lawyers met earlier this week to discuss the sweeping changes brought on by a revised bill replacing the current Property Agents and Land Transactions (2005) Act, enforced in April. Real Estate Institute of Tasmania (REIT) chief executive Mark Berry said the new bill passed on Nov 17 last year and will now be known as the Property Agents and Land Transactions (2016) Act. …

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