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  • Are You Finance Ready To Buy A Property?

    With market conditions changing, the effect of the Banking Royal Commission and property prices fluctuating in some states, the lending landscape has changed significantly over the past 12 months. With banks and other lenders placing more scrutiny over lending applications, Loan Market’s State Director Tim Amorous provides insights into how … Read more

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  • How to Fit Out Your First Home

    Whether you are getting married, buying your first home or simply moving into your first real place of your own, you will likely find yourself with some shopping to do. A plan can help you stay focused and avoid unnecessary purchases, saving money and time (not to mention clutter) in the long … Read more

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  • 5 Considerations For When You Think You’ve Found The Perfect Property

    Buying a house is a long and complex process. Savvy buyers know to look beyond well-presented rooms and clever colour schemes, and think about the less glamorous sides of real estate investment. However, even after considering property insurance, maintenance hotspots, and mortgages the job isn’t complete. The area around your property is what … Read more

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  • Answering 4 Key Questions About Australia’s Cooling Housing Market

    During January 2018 the average Australian home value fell by 0.3 per cent, and Sydney’s dropped by 0.9 per cent, according to CoreLogic. With those numbers in mind it seems the housing market may in fact be cooling for now. The media coverage of this has tended towards hyperbole, with many … Read more

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  • Important Tips For Presenting The Master Bedroom For Viewings

    As the last stop on viewing tours for many properties, the master bedroom is an important room to get right. Even if everything else has gone to plan, falling at the final hurdle can leave buyers with a negative overall impression of the property which could affect their final decision. … Read more

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  • Essential Open Home FAQs Answered

    A successful open home could be the key to selling your property. But opening your doors to dozens of strangers can be stressful and difficult, particularly if you’re already on edge about the sale. To help make your upcoming home as stress-free and successful as possible, we’ve whipped up answers … Read more

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  • How To Get Your Gardens Ready For Spring

    As we retreat indoors over the winter months, it can be easy to neglect the garden altogether. Some switch to planning new garden trends from the safety of the indoors, while others put their pots and plants out of mind completely. As the warmer weather approaches, your garden will benefit … Read more

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  • New Homeowners Checklist: What To Look For During An Inspection

    When you think you’ve found the one, it can be easy to overlook the finer details. However, buying a property requires a discerning eye. Even if you’ve done your fair share of rental inspections in the past, viewing a home that might be yours forever calls for a few key … Read more

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  • 4 Tips For Winning A Property Auction

    With spring usually representing a peak time for auction sales, it’s important to know how to maximise your chances of winning your dream property when it comes up for sale. Even after completing important steps such as local market research, and doing your due diligence, there are many factors that can … Read more

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  • Refresh Your Home For Spring With These Ideas To Brighten Up Your Room

    As the sunshine returns and we head into spring, you may want to embrace the change inside your home. You don’t need to redecorate every room with each change of season – just changing a few key accessories or re-designing your space can bring a winter room to life. You’ll feel like you’ve … Read more

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