Four Easy Way To Cool Your Home

January is one of the hottest months of the year and without taking some time to cool down your property it can get oppressive. If you’re feeling the heat this January, here are four projects you can do around the home that will pay dividends this year and in the years to come. Install an Awning A good way to keep the sun out and cool the house is to install awnings. The … read on

6 Easy Home Updates To Welcome In The New Year

Start 2017 off right with these quick decorating projects With Christmas and the New Year celebrations rounding up, we look toward the new year and with it summer holidays. Hopefully you’ll be enjoying a well-earned break in the coming weeks, with long days filled with sunshine and good cheer. But if you’re ‘stuck’ at home these holidays, why not tackle a small project you’ve … read on

How To Make Moving House A Breeze

Moving homes is an omnipresent part of real estate in Australia. The Concierge service, completely free to Ray White clients, exists to smoothen the process and make your life as easy as possible. Fortunately, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the majority of Australians move house for positive reasons – like upgrading to a bigger or better home, becoming a … read on

Top Tips For Deciding To Sell Or Rent Your Property

It’s fair to say the property market can feel like a minefield at times. Everyone has their own piece of advice, but what is right for your situation may not suit the next person at all. This blog will highlight some key things to consider when tackling the decision of what to do with your existing property when the time comes to move on – to sell or to rent it out. Think … read on

5 Tips For Getting Your Garden In Shape For Christmas

Buying yourself a home for Christmas could be a brilliant idea. If this December turns out anything like last year, when CoreLogic RP Data reported record low auction clearance rates, there will be less competition and you may just snap up a bargain. One of the most important considerations in your new home will be getting ready for holiday festivities. Christmas is coming, … read on

5 Tips For A Crowded Open House

Opening your home to strangers can be daunting. Understandably so, as dozens of people touring your personal space, judging its value and asking difficult questions can be stressful even for those who’ve gone through it before. But what’s worse? Nobody showing up at all. This can be extremely demoralising, but luckily it’s easily avoidable if you put in enough work … read on

The Essentials Of Buying Property With A Partner

Buying property with your partner is a big step in the relationship. It’s more momentous than taking care of a furry friend or moving in together and will probably cost you more than saying ‘I do’. But it’s not all whispering sweet nothings and long prosperous futures – there’s a lot that can go wrong when investing in property together. What if the relationship breaks up … read on

4 Must-Dos For Buyers At Open Homes

It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of attending an open home. You’ll probably imagine yourself living happily in the property as you stroll through the hallways and look in at freshly painted, sun-drenched rooms. But it’s important that you keep your head at this time and approach the open home logically. That way you can be 100 per cent sure that you’re buying a … read on

How Long Does It Take To Save For That First Home?

Everything from avocado on toast to coffee to zoning laws has been blamed for a lack of affordable housing, particularly for first-time buyers, but is it really that simple? With house prices rising and interest rates falling, just how long does it take the average single person or couple to save for a deposit for their first home? A new analysis shows single first-time … read on