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Tips to Make Your Open Inspection a Success

We often hear the saying “first impressions matter” but when it comes to open inspections, the motto to remember is “every impression matters.” The reason is that the way a home is shown for an open home can determine whether prospective buyers are left in awe or dread.  Open inspections are not only impressing potential […]

Warning Signs to Watch Out For When Buying a Renovated House

You might consider a freshly refurbished house as a dream purchase, but you have to look beyond the new paint, shiny tiles, and polished floorboards before parting with your money. While many homeowners make sure their properties are renovated to high specifications, there are still those who cut corners or ignore major issues to try […]

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7 Ways to Make Your Rental Property More Appealing

Securing a good tenant as fast as possible is the goal if you decide to rent out your house. But even with so many competing tenants out there, achieving this goal may not be simple. Especially when rents are high and tenant are expecting a lot for their money.  Fortunately, there are a few things […]

Maintenance Tips to Help Extend the Life of your Deck

Timber decking is exposed to the elements throughout the year – heavy downpour, scorching sun, and high and low temperatures. This makes the wood expand and contract, which can cause it to deteriorate. To help extend the life of a deck, regular maintenance is important as it helps the timber handle extreme conditions while revitalising […]

How to Save More When Selling Your Property

When selling your property, you need to know there is a sliding scale between how much value you can add and how much you can spend. Taking into consideration the conveyance fees, capital gains tax, and improvements, sellers may have a hard time finding additional funds to spend on property styling. But styling your property […]

How to Find the Right Investment Property for First-Time Investors?

Finding the right investment property can be an overwhelming process, especially if you have no clue what you’re looking for or where to begin. For first-time investors, choosing a property is not about visualising yourself living in it. It’s all about the numbers going in your favour and your self-assurance that the property is going […]

8 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing the Manager for your Investment Property

Do you know how well your investment property is being managed? You have to know because the quality of service you’re getting from your property manager (PM) can hugely affect your investment journey. Some of the signs of a badly managed investment property include difficult tenants, low return on investment, lack of support and property […]

How the Housing Market 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, […]

Newsletter March 2021, Issue No. 2

Newsletter March 2021, Issue No. 2

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 […]