Archive for October, 2013


Hervey Bay … How’s the property market?

I’ve been in Hervey Bay for a week now.  Here are some of my observations about the current Hervey Bay property market. Rents have gone up a bit from when I last came here 2 years ago.  A newer 4 bedroom house near the hospital can fetch $380 per week.  Across town the same property […]

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I remember Hervey Bay when it was a sleepy little town!

I’ll bet 20 years ago, people described Hervey Bay as a sleepy little town.  Just a guess. And, I’ll bet there are people today who would describe it the same way!  Just another guess. Does that mean Hervey Bay hasn’t grown in 20 years? I don’t think so!  It’s grown a lot! Then how can […]

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Hervey Bay; Good for your Blood Pressure!

Hervey Bay.  Just saying it drops my blood pressure back to normal readings!  I like saying it – Hervey Bay.  It makes me feel better.  I really believe the mere mention of the place improves my health. But, why? Hervey Bay is good for my blood pressure because … It’s laid back.  Life is easy […]

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Rent to Own … How much are the repayments?

And, now for the third most popular rent-to-own question. I’ve already written about the top two – 1.  Rent to Own, how does that work? and 2. How much is the deposit? Finally, we’re tackling the number 3 question, “”How much are the repayments?” Starting Point I feel, the best way to understand how to […]

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Rent-to-own … How much is the deposit?

Another popular Rent-to-Own question is this – “How much is the deposit?”  That’s one of the first things prospective buyers want to know. Well, let’s start by giving the standard answer as follows: Generally, under a rent-to-own, the deposit runs from 2-5% of the selling price. This answer comes from the research I’ve done.  Is […]

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