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  • How accurate are online property valuations?

    There are countless websites that offer online property value estimates. These can be incredibly useful at the start of the process but the question remains: how accurate are these tools, and can you rely on them to inform your sale price, or offer amount? THE PROS AND CONS OF ONLINE PROPERTY … Read more

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  • How to find a growth area before it booms

    Here’s our advice for picking the next growth area before prices skyrocket. LOOK FOR GENTRIFICATION In a nutshell, gentrification is what happens when people with higher incomes move into a suburb that was previously of lower socio-economic standing. This will raise the average income in the area, and these higher … Read more

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  • 6 Cheaps & easy hacks to make your home warmer for winter

    Winter is mere weeks away! Improve your home and stay warm this winter by trying our six easy and cheap ways to make your property warmer this winter. SPRUCE UP YOUR CURTAINS A large amount of your home’s heat is lost through glass doors and windows. Luckily there’s an easy … Read more

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  • 5 Way To Protect Yourself From Bad Tenants

    Over 7 million people rent their homes in Australia, according to 2016 census data. That’s close to a third of the population. The vast majority of this group are reliable and trustworthy, making for fantastic tenants. Unfortunately, there are some who are the exact opposite, presenting a huge risk to … Read more

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  • Seven renovating lessons you don’t want to learn too late

    Each renovation and extension project is different, which is what makes them both very exciting and a little scary. The key is to know where to look for trouble spots and how to identify opportunities so that you get the right result for your project. There will be dozens of … Read more

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  • Which Type of Properties Do Lenders Like (and Dislike) Most?

    The mortgage industry in Australia is worth a whopping $78 billion and employs almost 160,000 people, IBISWorld data shows. With so much money on the line, it’s no surprise that most lenders are very careful about the properties they secure loans against. For fledgling buyers, this can be challenging. With … Read more

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  • How To Get The Maximum Value Out of Your Property Manager

    Smart property investment can be your key to a better retirement and a more secure future. That’s why getting the most out of the property manager you hire to look after your investment is absolutely essential. As dramatic as it sounds your future could quite literally depend on how well … Read more

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  • How to Fit Out Your First Home

    Whether you are getting married, buying your first home or simply moving into your first real place of your own, you will likely find yourself with some shopping to do. A plan can help you stay focused and avoid unnecessary purchases, saving money and time (not to mention clutter) in the long … Read more

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