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City vs Country: What your housing dollar will buy you

People move to the country for many reasons. The fresh air, the relaxed lifestyle, the chance to bring up kids somewhere they can run for hours. One of the main reasons is that regional Australia offers a far more affordable…

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The Ultimate Decluttering Guide

Every article on getting your home ready for sale will include decluttering as one of the steps to follow. Decluttering helps your rooms look larger, allows people to see themselves in the property and makes it easier to get the…

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Three ways to make a small space appear bigger

Perhaps the arrival of guests has prompted you to change your floor plan around. Or maybe you’re preparing to put your home on the market, and you want to do justice to your most valuable asset. Either way, you’re looking…

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Countdown to your open inspection

It is official: you are selling your home! Hopefully, you’ve chosen a real estate agent and they’ve gone through the marketing package and strategy with you. That means it’s up to you to roll up your sleeves and get the…

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What’s in a land size?

Are blocks getting smaller? It appears they are. Where once upon a time, Australians dreamt of a quarter acre on which to build their family home, today’s sizes are shrinking fast. Strong demand for smaller blocks is driven by cost…

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Negotiate with Confidence

Getting ready to make a move on the property of your dreams? When you can’t bear to miss the chance, but your budget lacks flexibility, you need to be able to negotiate with skill. That takes confidence and know how.…

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What do Millennials want in a house?

Millennials, the second largest generation since the Baby Boomers, are now aged between 22 and 40. That puts them firmly in the first home buyer category, with the average age for a first home buyer in 2017 being 32. Much…

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Keen to be green? Tips for an eco-friendly interior

Keen to be green? With our awareness of environmental issues rising all the time, it’s no surprise that more and more people are keen to make sure the inside of their homes are eco-friendly. Whether it’s because you’re preparing to…

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Purchasing a business – what you need to know

You’ve always dreamed of your own little cafe, or a new opportunity has landed in your lap, you’re looking for business premises. While many business owners choose to lease, there are a number of reasons why buying a freehold might…

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Five reasons to buy a unit

The 1950s Australian dream may have been for a three-bedroom house on a quarter acre block. But is it really what suits you? It’s still far more common to think about buying a house than a unit. Unit sales make…

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