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Five tips for homebuyers looking to secure a good deal

To help take advantage of increased housing affordability in the current market, Mr Clarke – Director of Plantation Palms – offers the following five tips for homebuyers looking to secure a good deal: 1. Understand your buying power: It’s a buyer’s market and many consumers may not realise the extent of their buying power. In the current … Continued

Mackay housing market slowdown offering home buyer advantage

House prices in Mackay have recorded their biggest fall in years, by up to 5% on properties valued between $200,000-450,000*. Managing Director of Xcel Properties Kim Clarke – the developer of Mackay masterplanned community Plantation Palms – says that despite the economic slowdown, the slump in house prices is offering increased housing affordability and buyer advantage. While consumer sentiment … Continued

University/TAFE merger today – great news for this region

TODAY marks an important milestone in the history of Central Queensland’s education sector. After much planning and lobbying we finally see the merger of CQUniversity and CQ TAFE. Congratulations to all parties and let’s hope this is the start of a wonderful relationship, which continues to deliver for this region. It is innovative ideas like … Continued

Home Buyers Information Night

Mackay property experts join forces to educate local homebuyers One of Mackay’s most-recognised communities, Plantation Palms – a masterplanned development that will create 2000 homes in the city’s northern beaches– will join forces with industry experts on Wednesday, 4 June to host a free, non-obligatory information event aimed at educating homebuyers about the property purchasing … Continued

Partnership to develop new road to Blacks Beach

PLANTATION Palms has secured a landmark infrastructure agreement with Mackay Regional Council and announced it will be working in partnership to develop a new road to Blacks Beach. Chenoweth Drive will be funded by both parties in an agreement that is the first of its type in Mackay. Plantation Palms developer Kim Clarke said the … Continued

7 steps to securing your dream home in 2014

Securing a ‘dream home’ is likely at the top of many New Year’s resolutions for 2014. For most of us, a dream home is one that is designed to our preferences, is tailored to our living needs, and which we can grow into as our families grow. New-build homes offer the best-fit solution. It’s no … Continued

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