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NOVEMBER

2010

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Property Book YOUR LOCAL NEWSLETTER & BUYERS PROPERTY GUIDE

PROPERTY SALES REBOUND First home buyers re-enter the market!

Banks ready to deal but we’re too scared to ask How to save money on your mortgage

Digital television is coming...

What the change means for landlords

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Property sales rebound

Home sales across the nation reached 6,269 during August, 10.9 per cent higher than in July, as first home buyers continued to return to the market, according to Australian Finance Group Ltd (AFG). The latest real estate figures to be published show that home and mortgage sales jumped as homebuyer confidence strengthened and mortgage delinquencies stabilised.

greater competition between lenders on price and policy and increasing loan to value ratios that are supporting both entry level home buyers as well as property investors.

With the Reserve Bank keeping official interest rates on hold, property sales across the nation were 10.9% higher than in July, the figures from the Australian Finance Group (AFG) show.

Matthews also said the impact of the government grants, which had the effect of bringing forward first time buyer demand, seemed to have ‘washed through the system’.

And for the second consecutive month, sales to first time buyers climbed from 9.5% of the market in June to 11.7% in August.

‘With property prices in many areas having stabilised, and some lenders prepared to lend up to 95%

Australia’s biggest mortgage broker said first time buyers share of the mortgage market bottomed at 9.5% in June, before climbing to 11.1% in July and 11.7% in August. The trend was strongest in New South Wales with sales to first time buyers making up 15.5% of all sales, up from 11.7% in June. ‘We now have two months of data which show that first home buyers are coming back,’ said Kevin Matthews, executive director for mortgage broker AFG.

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confidence in the mining states of Queensland and Western Australia remained weak, largely due to the uncertainty over a possible mining super tax. The index also revealed that buyers preferred to take out their mortgage loans with non-banks. Although still accounting for the lion’s share of mortgage loans, bank loans have dropped

‘Property is becoming more accessible to first home buyers and more attractive to investors’ of the property’s value, property is becoming more accessible to first home buyers and more attractive to investors,’ he explained. Property investor activity varied across the states, with New South Wales and Victoria topping the market. Almost 37% of all mortgages sold in New South Wales came from investors, while in Victoria they accounted for 36.4% of all the sales. By comparison, investor

from 92.5% in the first quarter of 2009 to 87.5% in the second quarter of 2010. Over the same period, the non-banks have increased their share from 7.5% to 12.5%. Confidence among homebuyers is upbeat and is now above 2008 levels but has yet to surpass 2009 levels, according to lenders mortgage insurance provider Genworth Financial.


Digital television is coming... What it means for landlords The Australian Federal Government is preparing to shut down analogue television broadcasts in favour of digital. So what are the legal obligations a lessor must meet to ensure the rental property’s antenna can pick up digital signals? The answer to this question is not clear cut.

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Under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 lessors must ensure the premises and inclusions are maintained “in good repair”. What this means is that if lessors have provided a television antenna that receives transmissions at the start of the tenancy, then that should be maintained throughout the entire occupancy. This however does not necessarily mean that the lessor must automatically upgrade systems or include enhancements such as cable installations. According to the Australian Federal Government’s digital ready website, many existing

antennas will be able to receive digital transmissions without any problem. In some cases, an antenna will need to be upgraded because the new digital channels are in a new frequency band or because the antenna is older or not in good condition. For existing tenancies, if an antenna cannot receive digital signals and the analogue service is to be turned off, the most appropriate option is for the parties involved to negotiate about the enhancement or replacement of the antenna. Ultimately, if no agreement can be reached and a tenant considers there has been a breach of the agreement, then they can apply for dispute resolution assistance and if unresolved an application can be made to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal for a decision about the matter.

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Banks ready to deal but we’re too scared to ask Bank customers can save more than $75,000 over the life of their home loan simply by asking for a better deal, but two-thirds of people are too afraid to ask. While the big banks were most likely to do deals on everything from loan interest rates to transaction account fees, they still finished at the bottom of an annual customer satisfaction survey compiled by Choice. For home loan customers,ANZ offered one or more improvements to the least number of customers, 59 per cent compared with 64 per cent for the Commonwealth Bank. However, it did come equal first for offering a discounted interest rate. A Choice spokesman, Christopher Zinn, said small discounts on interest rates could make a substantial difference over the life of a loan. ‘’A 1 per cent decrease on a $400,000 mortgage will save you more than $75,000 over 25 years, so it really does pay to ask.’’ Interest rates are forecast to rise next month, so customers should research other loan products and see if their bank would match them, Mr Zinn said. More bank employees were empowered to cut a deal to keep someone’s business, he said,‘’and it’s a case of asking the right questions of the right person’’. Another battleground is savings accounts, where increased competition from new and smaller players has pushed interest rates up and fees down.

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The big banks, led by Commonwealth Bank and Westpac, were most likely to cut fees, but 30 per cent of customers still walked away empty-handed. Credit unions were less likely to offer reductions on fees and interest rates

than the big banks but they were more likely to have lower fees to start with, Mr Zinn said. Smaller banks, credit unions and building societies blitzed the big banks in the area of overall customer satisfaction. Teachers Credit Union topped the survey of 14 financial institutions with a score of 91 per cent, followed by Members Equity Bank and Credit Union Australia.Westpac came last with a score of 66 per cent. The industry body for the mutual banking industry,Abacus, said homeowners could save more than $30,000 by choosing a credit union or building society for their loan.


FIRST NATIONAL NERANG OPENS SISTER OFFICE IN UPPER COOMERA In early November First National Nerang launched a sister office in the Gold Coast growth corridor suburb of Upper Coomera. First National Upper Coomera is the newest real estate agency in the growth corridor district and it brings with it, all of the same success dynamics of its award winning sister office at Nerang. First National Nerang is the 2010 REIQ Queensland Agency of the Year (also in 2000 & 2009) PLUS the 2010 REIA Australian Agency of the Year, in the medium size agency category. These awards are the real estate industry’s highest accolade, with the National award selection being from more than 10,000 agents covering all real estate groups and independents throughout the country. When the right office location presented itself, the directors seized on the opportunity to clone the success of First National Nerang in this rapidly expanding region of the Gold Coast. The office is located in a high profile corner position within the busy modern Coomera City Centre on the corner of Days Road and Old Coach road, otherwise known as “The Hub” of Upper Coomera. In addition to residential sales, the company plans to immediately expand its property management services, covering the areas of Coomera, Pimpama, Oxenford, Willowvale and Upper Coomera of course. The local community will also benefit from our on-site banking and Financial services. From Monday to Friday and Saturdays, full banking services are provided through our Heritage Building Society “Mini Branch” within the office PLIS our we have a fully accredited financial services manager to offer advice and assistance with any property finance needs or enquiries. So from the regions between Nerang and Upper Coomera – we’ve got it covered. On a final note, any experienced sales people looking for a fresh opportunity or a more rewarding career change in either our Nerang or Upper Coomera offices, feel free to have a strictly confidential chat with Mike Gray on 0414960055 or email mike@nfn.com.au.

Nerang Upper Coomera

Pets of the Month This adorable boy is 4 year old Wardoo, a beautiful cat who can be quite shy at the start... He will want to hide away but when you find him and hold him, he will stay with you for lots of cuddles and love. He can be really playful and enjoys his food! He is a beautiful, kind, loving and gentle cat who will be fine with other cats and a loving family. Wardoo is just $70 and is desexed, vaccinated, microchipped and wormed and also comes with all the free new owner support you could need. Mickey is just 14 months young, a Staffy Bull Arab mix and a sweet girl who has come out of her shell since being with us and would benefit from confidence building and socialization. She is ok with young children that handle her gently and respect her space. Mickey is good with other dogs, and she loves her pen mate Boss! She would be happy to have another doggy friend that was gentle and sweet, just like her. Mickey is just $170 and is desexed, vaccinated, microchipped and wormed and also comes with all the free new owner support you could need. If you would like to meet Mickey or Wardoo contact the Coombabah Rehoming Centre AWLQ on 07 5509 9000, or visit our website: www.awlqld.com.au for more information.

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Four strategies to ensure the best price Looking to sell your house and wanting to get the most out of the property? Here are 4 quick tips to help maximise your price and all sorts of rubbish lying around and it really detracts from the whole property,” Mr Rogozik says.

Taking a few steps involving relatively minimal expense and time can help maximise the return on your asset. Here are five ways to potentially add value to your house. Declutter and clean up Property consultant Peter Rogozik says there’s nothing worse than walking into a room “full of boxes, bric-a-brac and unwanted furniture”. He advises a minimalist approach and notes

Carry out maintenance Property consultant Peter Hay sees this an essential part of creating the right impression for buyers — that a house has been well maintained and much loved. “Make sure all the general maintenance has been done so doors swing freely and close properly, there are no cupboard doors that don’t close [and] the windows open and close properly,” he says. Mr Hay believes a well-maintained property achieve a premium over a poorly maintained one. Again, this also extends to the exterior — make sure fences are in good order and garden gates aren’t hanging off the hinges.

‘Mr Hay believes a well-maintained property achieves a premium over a poorly maintained one.” that if you have items that you want to keep but that tend to make things crowded, consider putting them in storage during the marketing campaign. Clean up the outside of the property as well as the interior; ensure the lawns are trim and garden beds are neat; and get rid of any rubbish lying around, including in sheds. “I’m amazed how many times you do see old tyres, engines

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Spruce up the kitchen and bathroom Usually a focus for buyers, it’s important to make a good impression in these rooms. The general rule is to resurface and recoat rather than replace. In the kitchen, this can mean applying a coat of paint to the walls, changing the cupboard handles and resurfacing benchtops. In the bathroom, tubs and other fittings

such as vanity basins can be resurfaced if they’re worn or in an undesirable colour. Neutral colours are a good idea. Valuer Peter Buchanan says paying attention to the bathroom and kitchen is worthwhile but suggests seeking expert advice. “I’m a big believer in using experts ... even for cosmetic updates,” he says. Pay attention to the facade First impressions count so it is wise to pay extra attention to the first part of your property that a potential buyer sees. This might involve reinstating period features that have been removed, such as lacework on a verandah. “It puts back the character and it puts back the period charm,” Mr Rogozik says. He recommends adding a nameplate, particularly to a period property, which can add as much as $5000 to your returns. Other value-adding touches include brass numbers and door knockers, leadlight and a new coat of paint. But make sure any additions are architecturally consistent with the period.

Here’s a good tip for buyers, sellers & investors...

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How the upcoming Queensland swimming pool safety legislation will affect you Stage two of the new pool laws will come into effect – 1 December 2010 - new and existing pools New pool safety regulations will come into effect 1 December 2010. They will target new and existing indoor and outdoor pools associated with houses, residential units, hotels, motels, caretaker dwellings (class 1–4 buildings, see over) and caravan parks. The regulations are the second stage in a two-stage pool safety improvement program. Stage one came into effect on 1 December 2009 and applies to new outdoor residential swimming pools. A person will be unable to sell or lease their property until the pool safety barrier has been inspected and a compliance certificate issued. Research shows that there is a higher risk of a child drowning within the first six months of moving into a new home, with rental properties posing a greater risk. Inspections will be undertaken by a licensed pool safety inspector. Who is responsible? Redefining the responsibility of ownership of the swimming pool and spa: from home owner to pool owner. The pool owner is generally the owner of the land. The owner of the

property is responsible for ensuring their pool fence is compliant. Tenant renting property with a swimming pool If a person renting a property buys a portable pool they are considered to be the pool owner and must ensure the pool is fenced. Tenants are responsible for ensuring that the gate is not kept open and that there are no objects that would allow children to access the pool. CPR resuscitation sign A pool owner must ensure that a resuscitation sign showing the current procedures approved by the Australian Resuscitation Council for CPR and for providing first aid is displayed near the pool. (See Fig 1.) Does the new legislation affect pools and spas other than residential? Hotels, motels, holiday accommodation and other accommodation of a transient nature will have the same requirements, however will be managed in a staged approach. • extend pool safety laws to class 3 and class 4 buildings (e.g. hotels, motels and caretaker residences)

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and caravan parks • remove the exemption for indoor pools • require pool safety certification at the sale and lease of class 1–4 buildings and caravan parks. • local governments would be required to inspect pools in body corporate buildings where the body corporate failed to produce a pool safety certificate to enable a sale or lease to proceed. What is required under stage 2 measures? Under the stage two measures, 12 different pool safety standards and over 100 local government laws were simplified into one standard, making it easier for Queenslanders to understand their responsibilities. The stage two measures also include: • pool owners would be required to provide pool safety certificates at the time of sale or lease • upgrade pools to whatever safety requirements are current at the point of sale or lease • fence portable pools that are 300 mm or more deep • phase out child-resistant doors forming part of the safety barrier • remove pool barrier exemptions and variations granted by local governments so that all pools meet the same safety standards • five years to meet new pool safety standards unless they sell or lease the property first.

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2010 Australian Agency of the Year

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In The Heart of the CBD! • Great CBD location, walk to everything and everywhere • Three bedrooms • Good tenant in place paying $280pw • Open plan living and dining $239,000 • Rear patio area and wide open Price: space lawn Web: www.nfn.com.au/28075 • Lockup garage Contact: Steve Hayes • Pool and tennis court in complex 0421 643 871

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CBD Townhouse • Three bedrooms • Open plan living and dining • Timber laminate flooring • Lovely modern kitchen • Lockup garage • Pool & tennis court in complex

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Renovated & Ready to GO! • Reverse cycle air conditioning • Two massive bedrooms • Newly tiled bathroom • Open plan living • Terrific CBD location $259,000 • Separate ‘flexi space’ - great study Price: or 2nd living area Web www.nfn.com.au/29806 • Stunning modern kitchen Contact: Steve Hayes • Timber laminate flooring 0421 643 871

Seller Meets Market • Two bedroom house • Triple carport • Landscaped gardens • Great 662m2 block • Open plan living • Rear covered deck looking over

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Riverside Resort Estate! • Modern ground level villa • 3 bedrooms, ensuite • Spacious open plan living • Modern kitchen with granite bechtops • Air conditioning

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• Lockup garage • Security estate with resort style pool, tennis court & more Price: $299,000 Web www.nfn.com.au/30532 Contact: Steve Hayes 0421 643 871

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the large yard • All this at a townhouse price! • Be quick to secure this bargain! Price: $299,000 Web www.nfn.com.au/25078 Contact: Paul Moitzi 0423 589 958

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Super Smart Start • No body corp fees, pet friendly • Two bedrooms • Open plan design • Open plan living • Good sized kitchen • Covered outdoor entertaining

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• Great CBD location, walk to everything and everywhere • Currently owner occupied Price: $247,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/26844 Contact: Susie Gale 0404 257 243

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• Low maintenance and private courtyard • LU garage with internal access Price: $305,000 Web www.nfn.com.au/29375 Contact: Andrew Davidson 0411 760 600

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QUICK SALE Wanted! • Very tidy complex with on site manager • Three bedrooms, ensuite • Open plan living with timber look• Inground pool in complex flooring Price: $295-310,000 • Large private courtyard with Web www.nfn.com.au/25064 entertaining deck Contact: Shawn Barber • LU garage with internal access 0404 257 243

Backs to Riverside Parkland • Private landscaped yard overlooking riverside parkland • 2 large bedrooms PLUS study • Pet friendly complex • Spacious open plan living $313,000 • New bright modern kitchen with Price: granite benchtops Web: www.nfn.com.au/28081 • Air conditioning Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp • LU Storage garage 0409 870 301

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Serene, Spacious, Stylish! • Three bedrooms • Spacious open plan living • Good sized kitchen • Private fenced courtyard • Lockup garage • End unit location, very private

UPPER COOMERA Priced to Sell FAST! • Four bedrooms • Walk through robe and ensuite to master • Lovely modern kitchen with dishwasher • Spacious lounge room

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• 2 pools, 2 tennis courts and park area in complex • Bus stop and shop at front gate Price: $315,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/30596 Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

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• Large tiled meals & family room • Auto double lockup garage • Close to shops, park and schools Price: $369-385,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/ 29373 Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp 0409 870 301

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Family Starter or Investor • Three bedrooms • Open plan design with separate lounge and dining areas • Separate double lockup garage • Covered outdoor area • Great yard with plenty of room

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Privacy, Position and Pool! • Three bedrooms • Tiled open plan living • Air conditioning • Modern kitchen with plenty of storage space • Large covered entertaining area

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• Terrific location set back from the road • Huge 753m2 block Price: $349,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/25121 Contact: Paul Moitzi 0423 589 958

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• Inground pebblecrete pool • 902m2 private fenced lot backing to park reserve Price: $399,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/25079 Contact: Susie Gale 0406 901 350

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HIGHLAND PARK Investor’s Delight! • Three bedrooms • Semi ensuite to master • Open plan lounge and dining • Separate family room • Wide galley style kitchen • Large covered outdoor living area

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• Low maintenance yard • LU garage plus off road parking • Currently tenanted with a long lease Price: $380,000 Web www.nfn.com.au/31415 Contact: Steven Hayes 0421 673 871

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Great Family Starter! • Great big yard for the kids • Four bedrooms • Lockup garage with drive through access • Sunken open plan lounge and dining with tall pitched ceilings Price: $395-429,000 • Separate family or meals area Web: www.nfn.com.au/ • Air conditioning Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp • Long covered outdoor living area 0409 870 301

UPPER COOMERA Swim Into Summer • Three bedrooms, ensuite • Modern galley kitchen • Open plan living and dining with split system air conditioning • Beautiful inground plunge pool • Garage with gated side access

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Sensational Buying! • Three bedrooms, ensuite • Separate lounge & family rooms • Video intercom system • Sensational inground pool • Covered outdoor living and entertaining area

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• Double lockup garage • Walk to schools, shops, transport & riverside parkland Price: Interest Over $399,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/30045 Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

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Stunning Home, Hot Value! • 4 car lockup accommodation • 3 bedrooms, ensuite • Low maintenance fully fenced lot backing to parkland • Extra large living room with timber parquetry flooring Price: $399,000 • Separate meals area/family room Web: www.nfn.com.au/28297 • Air conditioning Contact: Steve Hayes • Massive outdoor area with bar 0421 643 871

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• ”Highland Reserve” development includes sport facilities, lakeside walking trails, BBQ areas & more Price: $419,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/25495 Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

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Modern Home,Terrific Views • 3 bedrooms, ensuite to master • Open plan design with french doors opening to a timber deck • Air conditioning • Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances

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• Views from Stradbroke to Burleigh • Double auto lockup garage • Centrally located, 10 mins to beach Price: $430,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/28813 Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

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NERANG Comfortable Modern Living • 4 Spacious bedrooms • Ensuite to master bedroom • Wonderful modern kitchen • Separate living areas • Air conditioning • Room for a pool

NERANG A Real Surprise Package! • 4 bedrooms plus ensuite • Office or rumpus room • Separate lounge & family rooms • Large kitchen with gas cooking • Air conditioning plus ceiling fans • Long covered outdoor area

HIGHLAND PARK Family Entertainer • Five bedrooms, ensuite • Massive rumpus with bathroom & bedroom • Formal lounge and dining area • Air conditioning • Rear covered entertaining deck

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• Double garage with drive through access • 655m2 lot, fully landscaped Price: $448,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/26021 Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

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• Sparkling inground pool • Carport with gated entry • HUGE 1025m2 lot Price: $479,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/27257 Contact: Susie Gale 0406 901 350

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• Large workshop/storage area • Huge block backing to reserve • Double lockup garage Price: $527,000 Web www.nfn.com.au/29370 Contact: Andrew Davidson 0411 760 600

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Down by the Riverside! • 4 bedrooms, ensuite • Good size lounge room • Separate family & games rooms • Air conditioning • Double garage with workshop area plus single lockup garage

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• Huge covered outdoor living area overlooking riverside bushland Price: $469,000 Web www.nfn.com.au/30626 Contact: Andrew Davidson 0411 760 600

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Spacious, Secure, Stunning! • Double car accommodation • 4 double bedrooms, 3 ensuites • Estate includes 2 pools, gym and other facilities • Roomy formal lounge with wet bar & dual living potential Price: $499,000 • Huge open plan informal living Web: www.nfn.com.au/28757 • Extra large open kitchen Contact: Paul Moitzi • Overlooking riverside parkland 0423 589 958

WORONGARY Two Homes for One Price! • Four bedroom main home • Ensuite to master • Fully S/C two bedroom flat • Timber kitchens • Large lounge room • Wide wrap around timber

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• Huge outdoor bar with attached carport plus off road parking • Massive 1120m2 lot Price: $540,000 Web www.nfn.com.au/ Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

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Acreage Colonial - Must Go! • Traditional colonial home • 3 bedrooms plus large office • Ensuite to master • Huge separate living areas • Large timber kitchen • Double lockup garage

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• 4354m2 lot with secured frontage • Offers prior welcome! Auction: 20th November Web: www.nfn.com.au/29805 Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp 0409 870 301

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Rare Suburban Acreage • Very private inground pool • Huge 2.5 bay steel workshop • Huge 5447m2 lot • Double carport • Four bedrooms, ensuite $599,000 • Large parents retreat or study Price: Web www.nfn.com.au/30534 • Spacious open plan living area Contact: Steve Hayes • Modern spacious kitchen 0421 643 871 • Wide covered outdoor living area

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Put This On Your Must See List • Tiled inground pool and spa • Four bedrooms, ensuite • Double lockup garage • Big family room with open plan • Modern home in quiet cul de sac kitchen Price: $619,000 • Separate formal lounge room Web: www.nfn.com.au/29379 • Air conditioning Contact: Shawn Barber • Long covered outdoor living area 0404 257 243

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Sleek, Stylish and Views • 3 big bedrooms, ensuite • Open plan design with separate living and dining areas • Ducted air conditioning • Ultra modern kitchen • Covered al fresco dining area

MOUNT NATHAN 12.5 Acres, Minutes to Town!! • 12.5 acre (approx) lot, perfect for horses • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • Beautiful open plan design with timber floors and raked ceilings • Open fireplace

MOUNT NATHAN Superb Acreage Lifestyle! • Four bedrooms plus ensuite • Large open plan living & dining • Media room complete with projector and screen • Long covered entertaining area • Gazebo with outdoor spa

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• Beautiful inground pool • Double lockup garage Price: $575,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/29799 Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

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• Rear covered deck • Double carport • 3 paddocks and a dam Price: $599,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/25018 Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp 0409 870 301

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• 2334m2 landscaped lot - 100% flat! • LU steel shed plus gated side access • Double lockup garage Price: $600 - 639,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/27253 Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp 0409 870 301

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HIGHLAND PARK Astonishing Coast Views • Four bedrooms, ensuite • Magnificent entry foyer • Stunning timber kitchen • Formal and informal living areas with expansive views • Air conditioning

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• Wide entertaining and sun deck, both with panoramic views • Double auto lockup garage Price: $599-639,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/30508 Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp 0409 870 301

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Golf Lovers Dream • Double garage plus buggy storage • Great estate facilities including pool • 28 square executive duplex • Pet friendly property • Three bedrooms, ensuite $699,000 • Ultra modern designer kitchen Price: www.nfn.com.au/26922 • Large open plan living, flexi space Web: & parents retreat Contact: Andrew Davidson • Ducted air conditioning 0411 760 600

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Affordable Country Living • 7.5 acre lot with 2 street access • Three bedrooms, ensuite • Spacious lounge, separate rumpus • Modern open plan kitchen • Recycled hardwood floors • Ducted air conditioning

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Quality Acreage Lifestyle • 4 double bedrooms, ensuite • Formal lounge opening out to a expansive outdoor living area • Separate family and meals area • Modern country kitchen • Double auto garage, 2 bay shed

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• Short ride to horse arena and various trails • 9 x 6m two bay shed with power Price: $600,000-$650,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/25065 Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

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• Shady wrap around verandahs • Town and tank water • 4331m2 lot, fully fenced Price: $720,000 Web: www.nfn.com.au/25068 Contact: Shawn Barber 0404 257 243

MOUNT NATHAN Awesome Acreage Home

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A BIG Family Dream Home! Incredible value! This huge 4 bedroom home is a picture of absolute perfection inside and out. Includes a massive parents retreat, expansive open living, terrific poolside outdoor entertaining areas, gigantic steel shed & much more... Or perfect for dual living! • 4 bedrooms, 2 with ensuites and spa baths • Private parents lounge and balcony with Hinterland views • Lovely formal lounge • Expansive open family room with high pitched ceilings • Reverse cycle & ducted air conditioning • Inground pool and Bali hut style gazebo • Double auto lockup garage plus driveway to 9m x 7.5m shed • 2902m2 landscaped block (the chooks love it!) • Beautifully presented with nothing to do! Price: $695-729,000 Web: nfn.com.au/30483 Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp on 0409 870 301

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65 BARCOO Two Homes, Magical Acres

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An awesome property nestled in beautiful green Clagiraba with stunning valley views! Includes 2 modern dwellings, a big 4 bedroom family residence PLUS a large 1 bedroom home, set on excellent usable acreage! Main Home - expansive modern brick & tile • Includes 4 double bedrooms, ensuite and walk in robe • Large formal lounge and spacious family room • Modern kitchen with lovely open view filled dining • Stunning pool with decking & covered entertaining area • Double Lock up garage Second Home - large freestanding with rural views • Includes 1 large bedroom PLUS study or office, PLUS well appointed kitchen, family room and separate lounge. • Large 2 bay shed PLUS attached carport • 7000m2 landscaped and usable acreage with 2 dams Price: $749,000 Web: nfn.com.au/30525 Contact: Salesperson on Mobile number

BEECHMONT Rare Potential & Opportunity*

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Ever dreamed of opening your own Bed & Breakfast or teahouse? This is a brilliant opportunity for a keen business person to do just that! 340m2 B&B home with a caretakers cottage & excellent position. • 3 bedrooms (all ensuited), detached carers cottage (to be finalised) • Large open plan cafe/restaurant with surrounding verandahs approx 70 seat capacity • Separate office or reception, and ample car parking • Approved kitchen with large walk in pantry & all kitchen facilities • Internal public toilet access - wheel chair friendly • 2039m2 lot with excellent tourist exposure on tourist trail • Walk in/walk out with all amenities/stock • 95% completed - just requires reclassification for the business • Potential to create your own unique business! Auction: Onsite 28th November Web: nfn.com.au/31284 Contact: Shawn Barber on 0404 257 243

4 3 NERANG Stunning Executive Acreage -Bring an Offer

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An enviable and exclusive prestige residence with a spectacular spacious floorplan. Huge bedrooms, sprawling living areas, smooth, clean lines, an amazing outdoor living area and a picturesque 1 acre setting! • Four bedrooms plus extra large study • Large master suite with walk in robe, ensuite and spa • Formal lounge and dining with timber laminate flooring • Expansive open plan informal living and dining area • Beautiful appointed modern timber kitchen with gas cooking • Upstairs home theatre or entertainment room • Ducted air conditioning and 9ft ceilings • Huge covered outdoor living area with outdoor kitchen • Private sparkling inground pool with water feature • Triple lockup garage plus double lockup shed • 4100m2 lot with great street presence Price: $749,000 Web: nfn.com.au/25076 Contact: Paul Moitzi on 0423 589 958

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2010 Australian Agency of the Year

Nerang

Medium Residential Agency

HOPE ISLAND Overlooking the 5th Tee

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Prestige Apartment! Located in the prestigious Hope lsland Links Estate. Private, quiet and overlooks a picturesque lake and a world class Golf course. Ideal for a low maintenance yet upmarket lifestyle. • 3 double bedrooms; Large master with marble ensuite • Solid polished timber floors • Gourmet integrated stone/gas kitchen with SMEG appliances • Large study or TV room which opens onto living area • Ducted air-conditioning • Double garage plus buggy garage or storage area • Covered entertaining terrace with gas and water • Gym, BBQ facilities and heated 25m swimming pool available to residents • 24hr security monitored back to base alarm • AMAZING LIFESTYLE! Price: $769,000 Web: nfn.com.au/26002 Contact: Shawn Barber on 0404 257 243

MAUDSLAND Family Acreage Residence

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So Much Space! One word sums up this immaculate acreage property: GIGANTIC! With 50 squares of living space, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, multiple living rooms, big 2 bay shed, massive outdoor entertaining area on 4000m2, you will never run out of space! • 4000m2 lot with 2 street access • 6 bedrooms; ensuites & walk in robes to 2 bedrooms • Huge modern kitchen with gas cooking and granite benchtops • Formal lounge and dining rooms • Large media or rumpus room • Massive informal lounge/family/dining area • Each living room opens to the giant covered outdoor living area • Inground salt pool with Bali hut • Side access to 9x7m shed with 3 phase power & carport • Double auto lockup garage and more! Price: $825-875,000 Web: nfn.com.au/25020 Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp on 0409 870 301

4 NERANG Spectacular In Town Acreage Retreat

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A Country Paradise. A beautiful sprawling 4 bedroom country homestead on 1.3 acres in prestigious “Surfers Country Estate”. Includes separate guest house, full size tennis court, inground pool, big poolside Balianese gazebo and stunning parklike grounds. • Four big bedrooms, glass walled ensuite and walk-in robe • Separate self contained studio apartment or guest house • Huge open plan design with multiple living areas • Tall high pitched raked ceilings throughout • Massive kitchen with granite benchtops and walk in pantry • Beautiful poolside Balianese gazebo with solid kwila decking • Cool wide ranch style verandahs all round • Full size tennis court • HUGE 5.6m x 18m (approx) workshed with adjoining office • 1.3 acres (approx) of beautiful gently sloping land Price: Offers Over $849,000 Web: nfn.com.au/30465 Contact: Julie Morgan-Kemp on 0409 870 301

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Office 55

960055

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What a fabulous early Christmas present! Throughout November and the first half of December, First National Nerang is offering the chance to win one of 6 Apple iPads. All you need to do is log on to... www.nfn.com.au ...then click on the competition, answer a couple of simple questions and submit. Winners will be advised by mid December... So enter now and good luck!


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