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  • How To Choose Flooring For Your Home

    Choosing flooring for your home can be a confusing experience. Lino or laminate? Bamboo or wood? The options can be daunting but we try to break it down for you below. The best place to start when choosing flooring for your home is to speak with a professional – this … Read more

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  • What No One Tells You About House Hunting With A Partner

    House hunting can be a gruelling and exhausting sport, complete with months of hard work and a relationship that’s been tested several times over. Here are some things to consider before you and your significant other begin the property search together. One of you will have an unrealistic budget If … Read more

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  • 7 Top Tips To Consider Before Planning A Home Renovation

    Before starting your next home renovation project, heed the advice of the tradies who’ve seen it all before and steer clear of unforeseen hazards. It’s easy to get lured in by effortless-looking DIY projects on TV and renovating shows, but those who have tried will admit it can quickly go … Read more

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  • How Often Should You Change Your Sheets?

    Be honest: when was the last time you changed your sheets? Last week? Last month? Can’t remember? There’s nothing like the smell of fresh sheets when you fall into bed at night. In fact, some research suggests they might help you sleep better – but we get it, the whole change-wash-dry-fold process … Read more

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  • Spring Cleaning Hacks: 5 Jobs You Need To Tackle Now

    Spring is the time to dust off the old cleaning gloves and put some elbow grease into those jobs you’ve been putting off all year. Before the dread sets in, rest assured that with a little planning, a spring clean doesn’t have to take up your whole day or leave … Read more

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  • How Lender’s Mortgage Insurance Can Help

    Lender’s Mortgage Insurance may seem expensive, but sometimes there are real benefits for home buyers to pay for the lender to take it out. We explore why you might consider paying for it. What is lender’s mortgage insurance? Lender’s Mortgage Insurance (LMI) is insurance that protects the lender if you’re unable … Read more

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  • Why This Spring Selling Season Will Be Different

    Spring is almost always peak selling season – sellers are keen to offload their homes, buyers are more active, the sun is out and gardens are blooming. What is apparent this year, is how quickly property market conditions have turned around. Prices are slowly starting to increase and we are … Read more

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  • 5 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself Before Renovating

    Renovating your home can be enormously exciting. But it can also be stressful, exhausting and expensive. Before you start picking out tiles and knocking down walls, it’s important to clarify in your own mind exactly what you’re hoping to achieve – and how you’re going to pay for it. … Read more

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  • Engagement Ring Debt Hurts Home Ownership Chances

    Couples who buy engagement rings using personal loans could be jeopardising their ability to secure a home loan in the future. Banks wary of risky borrowers are more reluctant to lend to first-home buyers with existing debt and minimal deposits, experts say, potentially locking some borrowers out of the market. … Read more

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  • The Physical & Mental Benefits Of Eating Around The Table

    Australians lead busy lives and the average work day is no longer nine-to-five. There’s so much temptation to grab something to eat on the go, but actually stopping for a meal, whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner has a range of benefits both physical and mental. Research by Mars Food Australia … Read more

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