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Dressed to impress for inspections

Dressed to impress for inspections

Your home looks perfect to you but when it comes to open inspections, potential buyers may beg to differ. So, how best can you impress these crucial people? Calling all objective opinions When you live at a house all the time, it’s easy to miss dirt, mould and cracks as well as pet smells and […]

Buying as a single lady

Buying as a single lady

You’re a single lady and you’re content not have a ring on your finger. Not so when it comes to buying property on your own though – you may prefer the emotional and financial back-up of a spouse. Married women may have this back-up but they’ll also need a larger house both she and her […]

How do online auctions work?

How do online auctions work?

COVID-19 is not only about border closures, face masks and half-empty supermarket shelves. Depending on where you live, house hunters and us, your real estate agents, have been forced to think outside the box and rely almost solely on digital technology. Trembling at the thought of doing this, when you haven’t ever used Facetime or […]

What can go wrong when building or renovating?

What can go wrong when building or renovating?

Building and renovating is hardly a stress free time, and many issues can blow out to create bigger ones. We’ve all heard the horror stories of something catastrophic going wrong during a build or renovation, but what can it go wrong and how can you prevent it? Education is the single biggest key to prevent […]

Clarifying real estate jargon

Clarifying real estate jargon

You’re stressed and concerned about buying or selling your property and now you’ve bumped head to head into a load of odd terms and phrases. Read on to avoid a muddy puddle of real estate confusion. Appraisal This is where sellers usually begin their potential property transaction. Usually available for free, house appraisals involve a […]

What makes a kid-friendly suburb?

What makes a kid-friendly suburb?

It takes a village to raise a child – and here’s hoping your new village will offer these key places so your child can play, learn, shop and more with ease.  Schools Yes, you guessed it! From kindergartens to Year 12, your child should be educated in the best school you can find. And with […]

Selling your home? Why property styling is your new best friend

Selling your home? Why property styling is your new best friend

To say that the property market we experience today is different from what previous generations experienced is an understatement. On the backs of home improvement shows and competitions and the increasing demand for a picture-perfect lifestyle, the need to impress has become all-consuming as purchase prices continue to climb. They say that you know within […]

Ins and outs of buying a tenanted property

Ins and outs of buying a tenanted property

There can be big benefits for investors in buying an already tenanted property. But don’t forget to consider both sides of this opportunity, as well as exploring the fine print and particulars.  From high goals… One of the most difficult – and longer lasting – issues in landlord life is finding a great tenant. So, […]

Selling virtually

Selling virtually

We’re all living in a whole new world, thanks to COVID-19 – especially residents of metropolitan Melbourne – and those selling property need to tread the trail of virtual or online appraisals and inspections. Read on to clear the path between you and these strange new possibilities. COVID appraisals explained As as any smart seller […]

Setting up an ideal home office

Setting up an ideal home office

Even when COVID-19 wasn’t the be all and end all of our lives, home offices were a necessary feature for freelancers and self-employed businesses. Now, more than ever, these rooms are crucial. Yet while offering great freedom to work – and wear – just how you like it, without battling hours of trains and traffic, […]