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Renovate to Add Value

There’s no shortage of homes for sale in Australia, and for a specific subset of buyer, many of these properties already come with millions of dollars worth of value attached to them. However, just because you’re buying prestige property doesn’t mean you can’t tweak your real estate to be even better. The question is, will your renovations add value to your home? To add … read on
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Three Ideas for Creating an Indoor Garden

Many of us live busy lives and don't always have a few spare hours to spend in the garden each week. Others might have the time, but not enough room in the backyard to grow some plants. Others may not even have a backyard at all! If one of these scenarios sounds like you, but you'd still love to put your green thumb to work, there's always the option of growing things … read on
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What Happened to the Market in February

February is traditionally the bridesmaid to March as far as real estate activity is concerned. But not this year! Rarely before has the real estate market cranked into overdrive after the Christmas slumber. State records within the Ray White Group were broken all over the place leading to total sales value of $3.1billion. Whilst this figure is not an all time record it was … read on
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Making the Most of a Small Space

Do you need to sell a property that's low on room and maximise space to entice buyers, or need to do the same for your own living needs? Try these tips for getting the most out of the smaller side of real estate in Australia. Get Lifted The more floor space you can see in a room, the bigger it's going to feel. If you can use wall-mounted cabinets instead of ones that sit on … read on
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What Happened to the Markets in January

It is so hard to read long term trends in the industry’s January results. Relatively few properties are promoted thus we are given little indication of the strength of the bidding market. During the month political turmoil was building in Australia and, for the first time for a long while, questions were being asked over the inherent strength of our markets. Thus the … read on
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Why you Should Sell your Property in Autumn

March, summer is coming to a close and autumn is beginning. Autumn is a great time to prepare your house for sale, making it stand out from all others is a big must! If you’re thinking of selling your property this autumn you have the right idea as this is a very busy time for prospective buyers. Spring time was considered the best time to sell as the football season was … read on
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Four Space Saving Solutions for Your Kitchen

One feature many people hunt for when they look at homes for sale is a spacious kitchen, although not every property will fit the bill. If your home is on the market and kitchen is a little more compact than you might like, it's worth thinking of ways to maximise the space. These don't have to be inexpensive measures – there are some key space saving techniques that can … read on
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Transform your Empty Bedrooms into Dedicated Hobby Spaces

Sometimes having so many bedrooms can cause a headache of its own. For instance, if you have several empty rooms that are not being used, you may find yourself at a loss for what to do with them. Having space to stretch out is one thing, but do you really want to just have rooms in your home that are not being utilised? Luckily, this can be a fun problem to have. If you … read on
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JARVISFIELD UPDATE

JARVISFIELD! NEW STAGE RELEASE Jarvisfield! Picton’s premier residential address. Superb parcels of land from 500m2 to 1200m2 with easy access to cycle/walkway, botanic gardens, sportsground, golf course and the town centre. No time limit to build, lovely rural vista. Easy access to F5 freeway, 35 minutes to Wollongong and Southern Highlands, 90kms to Sydney CBD. Only 26 to … read on
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Easy upcycling ideas for your home

As a homeowner, or even if you're living in rental properties, chances are you've accumulated a lot of stuff over the years. This 'stuff' almost appears out of nowhere, and could consist of old clothes, broken bits of furniture or things you've inherited from friends and family members.  Instead of having a big clean out and throwing the majority of these items away, you … read on