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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
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JARVISFIELD PICTON 2015 UPDATE

We have been advised the next release will be in March 2015. Lot sizes will vary and once we have more details we shall notify all interested parties. Please contact our office to register your interest. We look forward to keep you informed on further developments on Jarvisfield. Yours Sincerely, The Ray White … read on
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Saving For A Home Loan

Saving for a deposit for your first home can be a daunting task. The good news is once you have started saving you are on your way. You should try to save at least 10% of the property’s value as your deposit. It is a lot of money, but it can be done.  When saving it is important to know what you are saving for. Have a clear goal in mind and keep you on track. Here are a few … read on
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Preparing For A Rental Inspection

Rental inspections can cause tenants unnecessary stress because they are unaware of what to expect or what is expected of them. Here are our simple ways to prepare for your rental inspection. 1 Start prepping early Agents and landlords are required to give you at least 24 hours notice before an inspection. Start doing little things leading up to the inspection. Do the … read on
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Preparing your Home for Bushfire Season

Bushfires cause damage in Australia every year. As more Australians build homes adjacent to bushland areas each year, the number of homes affected by the danger grows. It is important that you understand and know how to minimise the risk and where to get help from if you need it. Statistics shows that a high number of homes are destroyed by ember attacks. This is where … read on
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Get Pre-Approved Today

Are you having trouble finding a rental property? Perhaps you haven’t rented in some time? The rental market is very competitive and as the old saying goes if you snooze you lose! Let us help you become pre-approved! At Ray White Picton we understand the frustrations of trying to find and secure that new rental. Here are some tips that may help you get in first Set … read on