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  • 5 Ways To Protect Yourself From Bad Tenants

    Over 7 million people rent their homes in Australia, according to 2016 census data. That’s close to a third of the population. The vast majority of this group are reliable and trustworthy, making for fantastic tenants. Unfortunately there are some who are the exact opposite, presenting huge risk to landlords … Read more

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  • Who Fixes That? A Guide To Rental Property Repairs For Landlords

    Do you know how much your investment property is costing you? A common rule of thumb is that each year you should spend roughly one per cent of your property’s value maintaining it. Assuming all of Australia’s property investors are sticking to this figure, they’re spending $15.6 billion in total … Read more

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  • How Important Is Kerb Appeal?

    In some of the most popular areas of the country, even the slightest factor could make a difference to buyers when they go in search of houses for sale. This is where kerb appeal really counts – it’s ultimately what will attract a buyer and encourage them to take a … Read more

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  • FAQ: What Are The Benefits Of Selling Through Auction?

    Property can be a complex business. Buying, selling, renting, mortgages and repayments- it can be difficult to get started in the housing world. We’re hoping we can take some of the pressure off and clarify the world of property by answering some of the most common questions about putting homes … Read more

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  • Our Top Tips To Make The Big Move Smooth

    Finally, the big day has arrived. All the paperwork has gone through and you have the keys in your hand. Moving into your new home should be the exciting and easy part, right? Some people rate moving houses as one of the most stressful experiences you can go through, but … Read more

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  • DON’T OVERDO IT WHEN REDECORATING YOUR BATHROOM

    The bathroom and kitchen are the two rooms that many consider to be the crux of the value of real estate in Australia or New Zealand. How big your kitchen is and how many bathrooms you have can be the key to making or breaking a deal. Obviously, you will … Read more

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  • Christmas Closure 2018

    Our office will be closing on Friday 21st December 2018 and re-opening on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. The Ray White Picton team wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas. Thank you for all your support throughout 2018 and we are looking forward to having a break and coming … Read more

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  • 3 Perfect Features For The Social Living Room

    One of the best features of owning your own piece of real estate in Australia or New Zealand is inviting other people over to share in the experience. Whether you are having friends over for some evening cocktails or hosting this year’s family Christmas, you’re getting the chance to show … Read more

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  • Look Luxe For Less: Fuss Free Upgrades That Won’t Break The Bank

    Whether you’re looking to update your home according to the season, or want the space to feel a little more polished, there are a few simple changes you can make to your interior to achieve a luxe look without a big outlay. Elevating your interior style isn’t about spending a … Read more

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