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Ray White Carnegie

Director Matthew Hurlston opened Ray White Carnegie in its prominent Koornang Road location in March 2004.  In addition to previously being awarded the Number One Salesperson in Victoria/Tasmania, Matt oversees an office that enjoys its position amidst the Top 10 offices for the best sales results in the state. With well over a decade’s experience as a leading sales consultant, auctioneer and business owner, Matt is committed to providing clients with a superior real estate service based on the best possible result in the shortest possible time – … read on

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Victoria bucks the new home sales trend

One trend that many real estate agents in Bentleigh East are likely to have seen over recent months is a rise in demand for new homes. That's because the April New Home Sales Report from the Housing Industry Association (HIA) shows that while other parts of the country have … read on

Glen Eira Council goes green

It looks like the sustainability imperative is striking everyone from manufacturers, home-owners and now local councils. The Glen Eira Council, the government body for real estate in Carnegie, is embracing the sun in a big way. Praise the sun In an attempt to reduce the … read on
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Did you know?

The average property investor/ landlord can save approximately $700 per month on their loans! To see how much you can save simply call Josh Bartlett on  0402 235 001 / 03 8555 2017 or … read on

Carnegie outpaces the rest of Melbourne

Melbourne has had some very strong growth over the last year. CoreLogic RP Data reports that over the year up to the end of April, our city's properties as a whole have seen 10 per cent value gains. That's more than Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra: in fact, Melbourne is the … read on

What will the property market look like in 15 years’ time?

The next 15 years could be a testing time for the national property market, as the population ages and their needs from real estate in Bentleigh East become more diverse. This is according to the first of Commonwealth Bank's Future Home Insights Series, which illustrated that as … read on

Our office is moving soon!

Ray White Carnegie office will soon to be moved to the Walter building, the new development in the heart of Carnegie. The interior fittings are well underway at the ground floor of 276 Neerim Road Carnegie. With striving stylish deco, we will be working and greeting our clients … read on

Paperless rental list – QR code on key ring

In an effort to better help tenants looking for the perfect place to call home we have created a rental list Key Ring! Simply call in to our office and collect yours FREE. By scanning the QR code on the Key Ring, you will be taken straight to our updated daily rental … read on

Investor lending takes a back seat

Options seem to be improving if you're looking at securing a home loan, as analysis of recent figures shows owner-occupiers are dominating the market. There had previously been concerns that investors were taking more than their fair share, but the Real Estate Institute of … read on

New homes enter the Melbourne property market

Securing your dream real estate in Carnegie might be a step closer to becoming a reality, as it's emerged that listings have improved throughout Melbourne and various other parts of the country. On a national level, property listings increased 5.2 per cent between April 2015 and … read on

Victoria comes out on top for housing finance

  Are you looking to get onto the housing ladder, but don't quite know where to begin? Victoria, and more specifically real estate in Bentleigh, could be a good place to start, especially in light of the latest CommSec State of the State report. The study is released … read on

Investors bring down rents for Carnegie residents

There's been plenty of investment activity across the Australian property market over the last three years, and one group believes the recent positive effect on rents isn't a coincidence. The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) reflected on the latest consumer price index … read on

Melbourne’s Double Digit Growth

Homeowners were pleasantly surprised by the Reserve Bank’s decision in early May to slash the official cash rate by 25 basis points, taking it to the historic low level of 1.75%. Almost every “expert” had predicted rates would remain on hold once again beforehand, but lower than … read on

First-time buyers benefit from reduced cash rate

Many property groups and first-time buyers have had their wishes granted, as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) announced a further cut to the official cash rate (OCR). At its meeting on 3 May, the monetary policy committee took a closer look at economic conditions to conclude … read on

Capital growth buoys property market sentiment

  Anyone who has bought Hughesdale real estate or property in other parts of Victoria could find they've benefited from strong capital growth over recent months. Results of the latest ANZ/Property Council Survey show that while confidence was down across the state in the … read on

Property Council rejects tax increase proposal

  Reducing the capital gains tax (CGT) discount and increasing other types of property taxes might not sound like a fair deal, but one group believes it's essential to the health of the economy. The Grattan Institute's latest report, titled Hot property: negative gearing … read on

New rules introduced for overseas property buyers

  A number of new policies have been announced in the Victorian State Budget, many of which will impact existing or potential owners of Bentleigh real estate. Not only will significant investment be made in Melbourne and its suburbs, but changes are being introduced to … read on

Bentleigh East named as price growth hotspot

  Savvy investors should think about taking a closer look at property in Bentleigh East, as one major industry group has named the suburb as a value growth hotspot. The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) was reflecting on how well the market has fared over recent … read on

Land tax could offer alternative to stamp duty

  Stamp duty in Victoria is something many property buyers will find themselves facing. It's charged based on the market value of your real estate in Oakleigh or the purchase price, depending which is higher. It's an issue that's faced plenty of debate, as some … read on

Are Bentleigh property buyers getting the finance they need?

  Making that all-important home loan application is crucial for most buyers of property in Bentleigh - so how are mortgage applicants faring at the moment? Well, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the market is largely working in buyers' favour, … read on

Residential Tenancies Act changes to affect tenants

Tenants who are currently living in property in Carnegie need to be aware of a number of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, which are set to affect real estate throughout Victoria. The state government is carrying out an investigation into several aspects of the … read on
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Melbourne sees highest weekly rental increase

  Landlords have enjoyed some pretty decent returns on their rental property in Bentleigh over the past year - or so the latest figures from CoreLogic RP Data suggest. The group revealed that average weekly rents have risen two per cent in the Victorian capital, making … read on

Autumn Market Promise

The Reserve Bank’s (RBA) decision to leave the official cash rate on hold at 2% this month had been widely expected amongst the experts. Rates have now been stable since May last year and although financial markets are pricing in an 84% chance of a cut in 2016, 60% of experts … read on

Melbourne is Australia’s fastest growing capital city

We've always known how popular Melbourne is with buyers of real estate in Bentleigh, but now the latest population figures have confirmed our suspicions! Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that during 2014-15, the city's population expanded by 2.1 … read on

Give buyers the right first impression

It's often said you only have one chance to make a good first impression - and this is certainly the case when it comes to showing people around your Carnegie property. A buyer will be using both their heart and their head when deciding whether your home is the right one for … read on

Victoria benefits from interstate migration

There's every chance that more buyers could have their sights set on real estate in Bentleigh, as the latest demographic data points to a rise in people moving to Victoria. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Victoria is currently the fastest-growing … read on

Strong jobs growth for Victoria

Knowing there's a strong chance of being able to secure a job is a major advantage when buying real estate in Bentleigh. As a result, the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) could be just the incentive you need to move to Victoria. The group … read on

Auctions still a hit with buyers

Auctions are proving to be an increasingly popular method of securing real estate in Bentleigh East, as the latest figures show heightened activity over the weekend of March 18. In fact, the results were the third-highest on record, reports the Real Estate Institute of … read on

Investment property policies are working

Investors in Carnegie real estate are currently benefiting from all the right policy settings, so why should any changes be introduced? This the question being posed by the Property Council of Australia, which believes eliminating negative gearing would disrupt the balance … read on

Further pressure on Melbourne rental market

Vacancy rates are often a good way of seeing how popular rental properties are in a given area, and they can also help inform your decision on whether to buy Bentleigh East real estate. SQM Research has released its latest data, which shows residential vacancies were in … read on

Building surge brings more homes to Melbourne

If you're hoping to get onto the ladder for the first time with a brand new property in Bentleigh East, the latest construction figures could give you some encouragement. The City of Melbourne has released its November 2015 Development Activity Monitor, which points to a … read on
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