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Gas Compliance Certificates

A gas compliance certificate is required when you install a device which uses gas for:

  Heat
  Light
  Power
  Refrigeration; or
  As a Propellant

When you buy a property which uses gas you should insist on being given a copy of the certificate. At the moment it is rare for this to happen.

This hasn’t been causing too many problems because the gas supplier will have a copy in their records. A company … Read more »

Choosing an agent to sell your property

Did you know that 67% of people selling their property said choosing an agent was the most stressful step in the selling process?

At Mackay Real Estate we are one company, one team. We believe that succeeding as a Successful Company is as important as succeeding independently. Balancing empowerment and interdependence makes us strong. As one company, our impact on the Mackay Real Estate market is far greater than the … Read more »

Mackay Property Market 2015

Forum backs call for ‘no more 100% FIFO’ into mines

T’S about the people, the small mining communities, their struggling small businesses and the impact 100% FIFO is having on them and regional cities like Mackay.

Mirani MP Jim Pearce, as the new chairman of the State Government’s infrastructure, planning and natural resources committee that will begin investigating the issue, took strong interest in yesterday’s CFMEU Mackay forum to discuss the impact of mining companies operating 100% FIFO.

“It’s a privilege for … Read more »

Should I Buy A House Or A Unit?

There is an age old debate amongst investors as to whether a house or a unit is a better investment.
Many investors get caught up asking if they should buy a house or a unit, when in reality they should be asking what type of property will deliver the largest return on investment over the long term.
According to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA), there’s not a massive difference in … Read more »

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