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How the Housing Market Will Be Impacted by Changes to JobSeeker

At the end of March 2021, the provisional supplement to JobSeeker payments in Australia will end. The JobSeeker “coronavirus supplement” was designed to temporarily provide support for new and current beneficiaries of welfare programs in response to COVID-19 including JobSeeker, Youth Allowance, Austudy and the Parenting Payment. The supplement was increased by $275 per week, […]

The Hottest Garden and Landscaping Trends for 2021

With people on lockdown for most of 2020, there is no doubt that many of us spent more time in our backyards and gardens, or looking for green spaces.  Local hardware stores and nurseries were definitely not hurting as people tried to revamp their outdoor spaces and create a haven. For 2021, here are a […]

Selling a Home: Important Thing to Know When Setting a Price

With the market constantly changing and massive amounts of money at play, arriving at a sale price for your home can feel overwhelming. Sellers often set a price based on how much they need to repay debts or to purchase a new home. In reality, those figures don’t bear any relation to the property’s actual […]

Why Is Now Might Be the Ideal Time to Buy Property

If you weren’t sure about entering the property market in 2020, there are many compelling reasons to do it right now. Here are five reasons why the current market is working in favour of home buyers. Low interest rates The number ONE reason why people are considering buying right now is the low interest rates. […]

Why the Real Estate Franchise Model is Broken

Breaking away from considering the big real estate franchise model is one of the smartest decisions you can make when thinking about who to sell your home! Since the invention of the internet, long-established real estate franchise groups are no longer the be-all and end-all they once were.  In fact, some might say they are […]

Serene Shades are the Top Colour Trends for 2021

The pandemic has changed the way we see the walls of our home and as many people are continue working from home, the line separating work lives from home lives have become notably indistinct. While you may lack the funds to undertake a total renovation involving adding a new room or a ‘She Shed” for […]

5 Home Features You Should Upgrade Before Selling

From new paint to simply making your yard neat and tidy, learn what focus-areas I recommend and tasks that will have a hefty influence without breaking the bank. Find out what buyers are looking for, and how your home can meet their expectations. The Walls Painting is always a priority because for each dollar you […]

5 Important Home Features for Low Maintenance Living

Regular maintenance is required to keep your home in top-notch condition. Often these tasks are too much work for us, taking up valuable time and can be expensive if you employ professionals. Certainly, retirees and semi-retirees can think of more pleasurable activities and better things to spend their time and money on. A low-maintenance lifestyle […]