First look at Raptis' Chelsea Avenue development at Broadbeach

By Raptis on May 11, 2022 5:00:16 PM

Raptis has lodged its latest apartment project plan with Gold Coast City Council. Full story in by Joel Robinson. 

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Raptis secures Chelsea Avenue site for future development

By Raptis on May 11, 2022 4:43:01 PM

Raptis recently secured a development site in the sought-after suburb of Broadbeach for an upcoming development. Full article at by Joel Robinson.

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Benefits of Apartment Living

By Raptis on Sep 22, 2021 4:19:35 PM

The debate over apartment versus house living is a long-standing one, with more and more people realising the benefits of living in an apartment. Once you look at the pros and cons, you may discover the overwhelming pros that apartment living can offer you.

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Super Penthouse

By Raptis on Jul 30, 2021 3:22:10 PM

A 700sq m super-penthouse will be the crowning glory of a new $160 million tower called Pearl being constructed in Main Beach by longstanding Gold Coast developer Raptis.

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Written by Lisa Hughes

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Main Beach Overview

By Raptis on Jun 10, 2021 10:04:07 AM

With its golden beaches and pristine parks, it’s no surprise Main Beach is one of the most popular suburbs to live in on the Gold Coast. Spanning approximately 3.1 square kilometres, at its heart is the bustling Tedder Ave precinct with boutique shopping, fine dining and casual eateries. Whatever your tastebuds desire - from spicy Indian, oriental Thai or flavoursome Italian - it’s waiting for you here (to dine in or take away!)

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The Story Behind Main Beach

By Raptis on Jun 10, 2021 10:03:49 AM

If ever there was a suburb which needed no introduction, it's Main Beach. And not just because it quite literally explains itself in its title – it's also because it's a seaside hamlet which has been beloved by locals and visitors alike since the glittering Gold Coast first came into its own. Main Beach History goes back to 1925 when lands were auctioned to construct holiday houses. 

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A guide to downsizing

By Raptis on May 5, 2021 9:57:40 AM

As our children grow and flee the family nest, more Australians are making the move to smaller homes. It’s no surprise why, either, because downsizing definitely has its advantages. From financial to lifestyle the benefits are plentiful. These include:

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Suburbs on the move

By Raptis on Feb 8, 2021 4:50:47 PM


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What is an investment property

By Raptis on Feb 3, 2021 10:59:45 AM

Investment property is real estate that has been purchased with the intentions of earning a return on the investment. This return can either be through rental income, or though capital gain with the future re-sale of the property. 

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Bank Property Valuation vs Market Value

By Raptis on Jan 14, 2021 9:57:07 AM

A property can have two different valuations, Market Valuation and Bank Valuation.

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Home Loan

By Raptis on Dec 18, 2020 4:34:00 PM

Buying a property is exciting but not many people can afford to pay for a property by cash. Applying for a home loan helps many Australians to get one step closer to achieve their dreams of being a Home Owner.

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What is “Genuine Savings”?

By Raptis on Dec 18, 2020 4:28:14 PM

Have you applied for a home loan and the lender asked for the history of your Genuine savings, and you wonder what it all means?

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First Home Buyers Dream...

By Raptis on Dec 14, 2020 5:23:17 PM

Buying a home for the first time is often referred to as the “Great Australian Dream”. This is a major goal for many renters. It is achievable with hard work and discipline.

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Broadbeach Local

By Raptis on Nov 27, 2020 11:36:01 AM

Whether you are a passionate surfer, enjoying a morning dip, or like a twilight stroll, the beach is just a walk away from The Gallery Residences. You merely need to cross the road and you are at the beach. The parks at Broadbeach are home to different activities like yoga classes every Saturday at 7am at Kurrawa Park.

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The History of Broadbeach

By Raptis on Nov 27, 2020 11:25:17 AM

Do you know the History of Broadbeach? In 1934 the Department of Lands released 280 acres of vacant crown lands to build a new township along the Southport-Burleigh Road to be known as Broadbeach.