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March 22, 2022 by

The appeal of townhouses for first-time buyers and downsizers

In its report, The Advantages of Living and Investing in a Townhouse, property consultants Urbis say townhouses are emerging “with many of the attributes of a traditional family home yet offering a number of distinctive advantages over most apartment developments”.Demand has risen substantially due to the significant increase in the number of one- and two-person […]

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March 17, 2022 by

How to choose well when investing in property

Property investment is not a complex matter. It involves several simple steps and clear principles that continue to deliver steady returns over time. Buying a good investment property is built on the same principles you use to buy a home to live in — with one small but important difference.Investors must make any decision with a […]

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March 15, 2022 by

Interior decorating trends for autumn

As autumn weaves its magic in our gardens, there are several home decor trends that are also set to flourish in this season of regeneration.A large part of successful interior styling is the ability to adapt to the changing seasons and — with its implied comfort factor and colour scheme, featuring vibrant hues of gold […]

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March 14, 2022 by

Why get an agent to manage your investment property

Making sure your investment property is properly managed and protected is paramount to the investor. Appreciation and profitability go hand in hand towards ensuring that your investment enhances wealth creation and provides security for this generation and the next.It is important to compare and contrast the most desirable qualities of property management. This is where […]

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March 10, 2022 by

Financial steps for a stress-free retirement

With the steadily growing ageing population and rising age for pension qualification, Australians and New Zealanders are realising that they need to take proactive steps towards securing their financial future.To help ensure you are prepared for retirement, no matter what age you are planning to retire, property investment consultancy Dream Design Property shares its expert […]

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March 8, 2022 by

Investment strategy helps millennials realise rent-to-own dream

An enterprising Australian company run by millennials is helping fellow millennial renters achieve their homeownership dreams. OwnHome, which launched late last year, is an Australian rent-to-own investor that has moved one of its first customers into their own home. After 16 long years of renting, partners Beau Fraser and Lance Purvis are the proud owners of a […]

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March 7, 2022 by

Lenders’ mortgage insurance could help gain entry to the buyer’s circle

For first-home purchasers, entering the buyer’s circle can seem overwhelming. A report by mortgage insurer Genworth found 76.9 per cent of prospective first-home buyers believe that saving for a deposit is becoming increasingly difficult. The same study shows that four in five (82.7 per cent) first-home buyers who plan to buy with less than a 20 per […]

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March 3, 2022 by

Seller’s market spurs renewed interest in real estate careers

The Office of Fair Trading’s (OFT) licensing data shows that in the 2021 calendar year there was a 31 per cent increase in the number of new property occupation applications received, compared to the number received in 2020.The OFT data reveals that while the overall number of licences and registrations held in the property industry […]

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March 1, 2022 by

Regional exodus shows no signs of abating

Despite industry speculation in some circles signalling a downturn in regional growth, official reports strongly suggest otherwise.New data from the Commonwealth Bank reveals quarterly migration from capital cities to regional areas over the past two years is averaging 15 per cent higher than in the two years prior to COVID-19.The latest Regional Movers Index – a partnership […]

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February 28, 2022 by

How to prepare your autumn garden

Even though nature is in decline in the season of fall, avid green thumbs know that autumn is a busy time in the garden.From preparing the soil to planting long maturing and large, seeded vegetables early in the new season, we provide the following essentials for creating a flourishing garden.Starting at the base with soil […]

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February 24, 2022 by

Need-to-know basis when buying property in 2022 (Part Two)

Given the volatility and changing face of the current market, buyers need to be astute to find the right property in 2022.The key to success, however, often remains universal. Potential purchasers who display patience, vigilance, market perception and knowledge will be on track to achieve their property aims. In the previous instalment, Need-to-know basis when buying […]

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February 22, 2022 by

Managing pet-separation anxiety and boredom

Busy professionals/pet owners obviously worry about their pets’ wellbeing when they leave home for work.Uncharacteristically clingy or destructive behaviour, pets vocalising their concerns prior to your departure or arrival, physical symptoms such as drooling or perspiring and displaying disinterest in eating could all be signs of anxiety and boredom.Managing problem behaviour in pets stemming from […]

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