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  • From Federal Government to Ray White Cottesloe I Mosman Park

    FOR SOME, the match between an employee and employer is simply meant to be, but for former scientist Jen Lowe, the chemistry with Ray White was too hard to resist. With a PhD in science from Curtin University, having worked under the Howard Government and carried out research at Australia’s … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Consumption starting to kick

    Consumption starting to kick There are some positive signs on the horizon with the US-China trade talks. There is no clarity on Brexit. The RBA minutes suggested another rate cut in 2019. Our market was up on this news with the S&P ASX 200 closing at 6695.3 yesterday. It is now … Read more

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  • Off-market sales the big trend in high value property

    From Deb’s desk While the Perth property market appears to be stubbornly resisting all attempts to rebound off it’s historical lows, I’m pleased to say that years of providing personal, professional service in the Cottesloe | Swanbourne neighbourhood is resulting in an upsurge of off-market sales through Ray White Cottesloe … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Shares surge…..what trade war?

    Shares surge…..what trade war? Our share market has recovered from last week’s correction amid reassurances of extra stimulus from global central banks and fewer concerns of a US recession. The ASX – 200 closed at 6,545 yesterday and is now trading down at 6,481.7 as I type. Gold was down. The Aussie … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Gold soars as a flight to safety….

    Gold soars as a flight to safety…. Whilst the intensifying trade war between China and the US wreaked havoc on global share markets over the last couple of days, China’s appetite for Australia’s commodities has resulted in our monthly trade surplus smashing its previous record to hit $8.04 billion. This … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | ASX close to a 12 year high

    ASX close to 12 year high Britain’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has committed to leaving the EU on October 31; leaving him only 66 days to do it. The new leader of the Liberal Democrats has vowed to fight him every step of the way and it won’t be … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Interest rates hit a historic low of 1%

    Are you taking advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity? Some positive signs in the US/China trade negotiations, with the ceasefire agreed at the G20 Summit in Japan. In an attempt to lower unemployment and lift wages and inflation, the RBA cut interest rates to 1% yesterday (the lowest level … Read more

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  • A Perfect Buying Storm

    From Deb’s desk A confluence of events on the political and financial fronts has created one of the best set of buying conditions that I can remember in my time as an agent. The Federal election result cleared away uncertainties across a range of investment platforms. Negative gearing stays and … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | RBA minutes drive ASX gains

    RBA minutes drive ASX gains The ASX-200 hit a fresh 11 1/2 year high today as the RBA minutes indicated further rate cuts are likely. The ASX-200 is now within 180 points of the record 6827.7 locked in before the GFC took hold in 2007. Economists are betting on another … Read more

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