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  1. Referal Promotion

      From now until the 1st of April 2016, anyone you refer to us to sell their home or rent their home with us can earn you cash! Simply get in contact with us via email or phone, let us know the details of the person you are referring to us and we will do…
  2. Cairns Weekly Rents (from HTW Report, January 2014)

    According to HTW "Cairns Watch", median residential rent levels in Cairns have increased over the last twelve months for most categories of housing as a result of the low levels of rental availability.  The weighted average median rent increased by $15 per week over the twelve months to December 2013, up from $355 to $370 per week for houses and…
  3. Cairns investors enjoy favourable vacancy rates.

    The Cairns property market is now being eagerly watched by interstate investors after the news broke in 2013 of a new mega casino resort “Aquis” being planned for the small beach side suburb of Yorkeys Knob. 2014 is shaping up to be a defining moment for property prices in Cairns with most real estate agents,…
  4. Cairns Rental Vacancy Rates (from HTW Report, December 13)

    According to HTW Rentrool Survey, vacancy rates in the Cairns rental market appear to be drifting higher, albeit they remain at tight levels still indicative of limited rental supply. The trend vacancy rate for houses stood at 2.1% in November 2013, while units recorded a trend vacancy rate of 2.5%. The market vacancy trend overall stood at 2.3%.
  5. Cairns Rental Vacancy Rates (from HTW Report, Nov 13)

    According to HTW Rentrool Survey, vacancy rates in the Cairns rental market appear to be drifting higher, albeit they remain at tight levels still indicative of limited rental supply. The trend vacancy rate for houses stood at 2.0% in October 2013, while units recorded a trend vacancy rate of 2.6%. The market vacancy trend overall stood at 2.3%.
  6. Upgraded Japanese Website

    We have upgraded our Japanese website for Japanese community. http://www.djsmithproperty.com.au/jp/ Cairns has been popular for Japanese people holidaying or owning houses for many years now. We believe this trend will always be so and possibly increase in numbers as Australia continues to grow its reputation of being a safe haven for international investors. DJ Smith…
  7. Clock Finally Turns for The Cairns Property Market.

    The pain of the recent and now past down turn in the Cairns property market is officially over, according to the Herron Todd White property clock. I bet a jubilant cheer rang through many sales offices around Cairns when it was noticed that the property clock had moved from ‘Bottom of Market’ to ‘Start of…
  8. Montreal Mosaiculture

    Once every three years, there is an international competition in horticultural sculpture, called “mosaiculture,” in a major city in the world. This year it is Montreal.  This is not topiary but rather creating sculptures out of living plants.  The greatest horticulturalists in the world, from 20 different countries, submitted plans a year in advance.  Steel…
  9. Our Happy Buyer

    Happiness is a new home, in this case an old home, but an absolute charming  & beautiful Queenslander .We congratulate Kyle & Areti with their new Edge Hill property and wish them many happy years to come.
  10. Game changer for the Cairns property market.

    There will be a lot said over the next coming months and years about the $4.2 billion dollar Aquis Great Barrier Reef Resort. If the artist’s drawings are anything to go by, it is certainly going put Cairns on the map of new exciting places to be & see. This project will be the game…