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  • START YOUR INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

    The difference between a sound property investment and a less than desirable property experience can come down to research and communication – strong research into the area you’re interested in, coupled with open and honest communication with your agent and property manager. Work out what your investment goals are and … Read more

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  • ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF GETTING ON THE PROPERTY LADDER

    ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF GETTING ON THE PROPERTY LADDER Buying your first home in Australia can be extremely challenging. Banks are tightening their purse strings, prices in most capital cities are still on the rise, and young Australians are finding it more and more difficult to take that first step up the … Read more

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  • WHAT DOES A FRONT DOOR TELL POTENTIAL BUYERS ABOUT YOUR HOME?

    Like it or not, buyers are going to judge a book by its cover. A 2016 Finder survey found that 47 per cent of Australian home buyers know whether they like a home or not as soon as they step inside. This means that when you’re selling your property, first impressions do matter … Read more

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  • HOW TO: WORK WITH A PHOTOGRAPHER

    Your property is sparkling clean, you’ve hired a stylist to choose the best furniture and accessories and you’re ready to sell. But what about photography? Without quality photos to grab the attention of prospective buyers, all your hard work may go unnoticed. Elise Hassey is a professional photographer whose work … Read more

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  • FIVE WAYS SMART TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPROVE YOUR HOME

    The future is here. Smart home adoption is about to explode, changing the way that everyday people around the world live, according to a 2016 Business Insider Intelligence report. America will be first to adopt new technologies en-masse and it’s likely that Australia will be close behind. With that in … Read more

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  • THE ULTIMATE HOME INSPECTION CHECKLIST

    By Samantha Van Egmond, in association with From checking the water pressure to air-con, home-hunters can save money and drama by following this list of helpful pointers. When you think you’ve found the one, it can be easy to overlook the finer details. However, buying a property requires a discerning eye. … Read more

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  • BUSTING THREE COMMON PROPERTY MANAGEMENT MYTHS

    Generating passive income from property is a dream for many Australians. The average rental price for a house in our country is $555 – imagine earning that from your investment week in and week out without spending a single extra hour at work. It’s certainly possible, but unfortunately investment isn’t … Read more

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  • PORTRAYING YOUR HOME IN A POSITIVE LIGHT WHEN SELLING

    Every year around 500,000 houses are sold in Australia, the Reserve Bank of Australia estimates. You can be sure that several of these properties have their own unique quirks that may not be to the liking of some buyers. And yet they still sell. Perhaps this is because buyers aren’t picky, but … Read more

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  • BUSTING FOUR COMMON MORTGAGE MYTHS

    Mortgages are much maligned, often seen as burdens rather than the useful tools that they really are. But that’s just because they’re misunderstood. There are several myths – that are widely believed – that tarnish the name of the humble home loan. We’ve busted just four of these myths to help … Read more

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  • Your Investment Home Guide in Australia – Part 1

    Thinking about investing in property, but don’t know exactly what you should be considering? This guide will help you to determine the best options for your needs. Do you know if you want to invest for capital gains down the track, allowing you to use the home as a holiday … Read more

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