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  • New Home Owners Checklist: What To Look For During An Inspection

    When you think you’ve found the one, it can be easy to overlook the finer details. However, buying a property requires a discerning eye. Even if you’ve done your fair share of rental inspections in the past, viewing a home that might be yours forever calls for a few key … Read more

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  • Homebuyer Hints: 10 Easy Fixes For That Almost Perfect House

    From price and location to the physical structure itself, the list of things to keep in mind when shopping for a house can seem endless. But some problems you encounter don’t need to affect your final decision. Although easy is a relative term, accomplishing the 10 fixes that follow is … Read more

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  • What Do I Need To Know To Self-Manage My Rental Property?

    The residential property management and leasing industry in Australia is worth $4billion, and grows by almost 6 per cent a year, according to IBISWorld. The majority of this income comes from property investors – just like you – who forego a percentage of their rental income to hire a property … Read more

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  • Timing is Everything: 6 Signs You’re Ready To Buy A First Home

    In the three minutes it’ll take you to read this article, Australians will spend roughly $3.5 million, according to Moneysmart. Households in our country spend over $640 billion a year, including $1.1 billion on tea and coffee, $800 million on grooming our pets, and $78.4 billion on transport. Unsurprisingly though, our … Read more

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  • New Uses For Old Items Around Home

    Not sure how to repurpose that old bike in the front yard? Houzz have got you covered. Stumbling upon an out-of-the-ordinary light fixture, artwork or household item when you visit someone’s home for the first time can stop you in your tracks and make your mouth drop open in delight, … Read more

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  • Selling At Auction: Here’s What You Need To Know Before The Big Day

    In the first week of December alone 3,353 auctions occurred in Australia’s capital cities. CoreLogic’s analysis shows that there’s a reason so many properties are sold this way – in hot markets auctioned homes sell for hundreds of thousands more on average than those sold by private treaty. Despite that … Read more

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  • 9 Experts You Should Have On Your Investment Team

    While property investing is one of Australia’s favourite past times, it doesn’t mean it’s always an easy ride. There are ups and downs and certainly rewards to reap, but you do have to put in some groundwork and planning to become a successful investor. While this can seem overwhelming at … Read more

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  • What You Need To Know About Buying Property With Siblings Or Friends

    The average home in the Australian capital cities costs $679,000, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Prices are still increasing in most regions at a rate of between 3 and 14 per cent per year, and to make matters worse, many major banks have recently tightened mortgage … Read more

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  • Top 5 Tips For Keeping Quality Property Tenants

    Owning a successful investment property is often a long-term dream of property owners. Turning your home into a profitable revenue stream is clearly appealing but what about the day-to-day reality? Finding and keeping good tenants is critical to the long-term success of your investment, so here are our top 5 … Read more

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  • Our Five Favourite Summer Renos

    We’re knocking on the door of a beautiful balmy summer – the best time of the year to be Australian. During everybody’s favourite season there’ll no doubt be long warm nights outside enjoying food and drink with friends and family. A great way to make sure you enjoy these moments as … Read more

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