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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
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Five Great Ideas for Small Gardens

A garden can be a real deal breaker when it comes to selling real estate and if yours is especially compact, this doesn't mean you shouldn't be making an effort. There are loads of great ways to make the most of your open space no matter how small it might be – and here are five of the best. 1. Create a seating area A neglected garden might not seem like the sort of place … read on
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How to Create a Functional Entryway

Let's face it – first impressions are always the most important. While this is generally associated with people's personalities, it also rings very true for properties, too. If you're about to list your property for sale, you're no doubt going to give it a spring clean to get it looking neat and tidy. But aside from wiping away dust and giving the carpet a professional … read on
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What Happened to the Markets in December?

There’s no more fitting way to sign off a remarkable real estate year than to have a record-breaking December! The Ray White Group’s result of $3.37billion would be an outstanding month at any other time of the year let alone one dominated by vacation and family time as is our December. It’s one of the great ironies of property. The market can be lacklustre for years with … read on