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DON’T LET WINTER PUT YOU OFF SELLING OR BUYING A HOME

June 6, 2018

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With the weather at its best and the gardens in bloom, spring and summer have traditionally been the best times to sell your home.  However, don’t overlook the winter, there are certainly advantages for selling and buying during the colder months. Firstly, there is less competition from other properties.  Buyers actively looking have less to […]

THE GAME OF MONOPOLY

March 23, 2018

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I doubt there are many of us who haven’t sat down and played a game of Monopoly.  Passing GO and receiving $200, avoiding jail and hoping to land a Chance or Community Chest card.  We would try our best to buy up many motels and hotels, preferably in the best parts of town. But what […]

BUYER BEWARE...CONSIDER THIS!

March 22, 2018

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Looking to buy a new home is a very exciting experience.  Whether it is your first home purchase or you are an expert at it, there are always certain features you will have on your wish list.   It may be a sparkling pool, large yard, plenty of living space or a modern kitchen, but what […]

ENJOY A COOL CHANGE - GET YOURSELF A POOL

March 6, 2018

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On those stinking hot summer days, do you ever sit back and wonder how nice it would be to have your own swimming pool?  Bobbing around in your own private oasis, without the noise and crowds of a public pool, is definitely a relaxing thought.  However, before making this reality, there are a number of […]

KITCHEN RENOVATION....FOOD FOR THOUGHT

February 12, 2018

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The thought of a lovely, sparkling new kitchen is exciting. The prospect of the upheaval and everything else a kitchen renovation involves can seem very daunting.  However, the right advice and guidance can go a long way in avoiding unnecessary stress and uncertainty. With so many aspects to consider is it easy to become confused, […]

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY

February 5, 2018

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Investing for your future is something that is becoming far more important these days.  Ensuring you have a comfortable retirement and maintain the lifestyle, you have become use too.  One of the most popular financial investments is property.  Not only can you gain capital growth, you are also going to receive a direct income stream.  […]

MAKING AN OFFER ON A HOME….AND HOW IT ALL HAPPENS.

January 10, 2018

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Going into negotiation for your new property can sometimes seem a little daunting, so making sure you have a good understanding of the process is vital.  You want to feel comfortable with the negotiation and what price you are offering for the home. Having a good understanding of the market in the area you are […]

WHEN IT'S TIME TO SELL.

January 2, 2018

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You’re selling!  When the time comes to sell your home it can often feel overwhelming.  Where do you start?  Even within your own area you may find there are many real estate agents to choose from, so even this decision can seem daunting. The right real estate agent can offer an abundance of good advice.  […]

FIRST HOME DREAMS....

December 7, 2017

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Is owning your own home something you dream about?  To be out of the rental market where you have to deal with inspections being carried out regularly and the looming chance your owner will sell and you will be on the move? Maybe this dream can become a reality.  With interest rates at an all-time […]

ADVICE FOR SELLERS

December 19, 2016

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How to get your property SOLD! This issue outlines 3 proven ways to ensure a successful sale for your property. Selling property can be an emotionally charged experience, from the initial excitement of making the decision to sell, through to the thrill of seeing your property sell for a higher than expected price. Once you […]

3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE PURCHASING AN 'OFF-THE-PLAN' DEVELOPMENT AS AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY.

October 14, 2016

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Many investors gravitate towards purchasing off-the-plan developments due to the perceived benefit they offer.  Off-the-plan developments are often marketed as an easy way to enter the property investment world and the glossy brochures can certainly make them look an attractive choice.  Being new builds, investors can maximise depreciation and minimise maintenance costs, which assists with […]

TOP 10 TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR HOMES VALUE BEFORE SELLING...

August 9, 2016

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If you’ve been thinking about selling your house at some point in the near future, you’ll want to start getting ready as soon as possible. For many homeowners, this includes grabbing a set of tools from the shed and getting your hands dirty. For others, it just means calling a tradie. Selling a home in […]

TOP AGENT SAYS PROPERTY STYLING IS ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL

May 30, 2016

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“Our industry is very much driven by perception, Peter Chauncy of McGrath Estate Agents told REB.  So unless you can create that amazing first impression, then you’re sort of on the back foot,” he said. “If you’ve got a property that has been beautifully presented, that is looking polished and sharp, then people will be […]