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8 Ways to Increase the Value of your Home

The location and size of your property will affect how much it’s worth, but there are some tips to help you boost the value of your home. Here are 8 tips to boost home value: A fresh coat of paint The easiest and least expensive way to update the look of your home while raising […]

Newsletter January 2021, Issue No. 1

Newsletter January 2021, Issue No. 1  

What Does Off-Market Sale Mean?

Have you heard the word off-market listing and wondered what it means? An off-market sale means a property that is selling or has already sold with no public advertising, with real estate agents contacting interested buyers privately. Sometimes sellers choose to accept an offer without formally ‘going to the market’ and advertising on the real […]

How Do You Future Proof your First Home Purchase?

Property investment is generally regarded as long term. However, it can be tricky to purchase a first home that you won’t outgrow immediately. The not-so-easy task of saving for a deposit, the absence of equity in their current home and borrowing abilities constrained by early-career salaries indicate that future-thinking first-home buyers have to weigh what […]

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What are the Expert Qualities that Make a Good Real Estate Agent?

A good real estate agent knows that a house is more than a structure, it also includes people. They know that while the sales process can be complicated and sometimes challenging, they also have to be a support, an independent expert and always striving to achieve the best results for both parties.   The best […]

Tips to Prepare your Outdoor Space for Summer

We always look forward to a change in season, particularly when it’s summer. Sunblock is used more than usual. We impulsively buy ice cream from the service station. We also stretch out in our backyard under the sun as we watch the bedsheets dry out fast. The beach and day trips are not the only […]

New Buyer Behaviors Revealed with Increase in Filtered Searches

The economic recession from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused serious restrictions in the ways people can spend their money. Because of the ‘per person square meterage’ restrictions, we can’t go out to eat or attend sporting events like we used to and the closure of domestic and international borders have made travelling challenging whereas pre-pandemic […]

Here is Why COVID-hit Home Owners Should Think About Selling Now

It is heartbreaking to think that you have to sell your home due to financial hardship. It is always preferable to hold on to your property, but for some homeowners that have been hit by COVID-19, the decision to sell in the present market situation could be beneficial in the long term. In March 2020, […]

Should You Buy the Worst House in the Best Street? The Answer is: Yes!

In real estate, the term “renovator’s dream” is taken to mean as a “run down mess”, but those properties, believe it or not, have unrealised potential. When looking for property, we tend to set our sights on a property in excellent condition that is ready for you to move into. However, there are times when […]

Thinking of Refinancing Your Home Loan?

Please use the information contained here that is relevant to your situation and let it help you achieve the outcome you desire. As you may be aware, the home loan industry is continually evolving. This is also the case with your home loan. While your home loan may have been perfect for you a few […]