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February 21, 2022 by

How wealth transfer and housing inheritance stack up

National housing inheritance was predicted to rise from $16 billion in 2009 to $31 billion per annum in 2025 – and growing.Of course, there are variables (releasing equity, aged care, improvements in life expectancy and housing debt) in the equation.But given that these industry projections did not account for any future price increases, it’s reasonable […]

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February 17, 2022 by

Baby boomers drive demand in retirement sector

Widely perceived as industry agitators, baby boomers have the financial means and impetus to “disrupt” the real estate sector.The boomers are shunning rationed care in favour of creating the retirement lifestyle of their dreams.Research indicates that baby boomers present a massive demographic shift — with this next generation being the wealthiest and most demanding of […]

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February 15, 2022 by

How to get your property manager to act on non-urgent repairs

Getting property managers to act on repairs is a relative process, due to the nature of the repair and depending on the proactivity of renter and rental provider alike.If you’re a renter, it’s commonly known that you must take care of the property by keeping it clean and not causing damage.Good renters always develop a […]

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February 14, 2022 by

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

Whether you’re looking to buy your first home, upsize your current residence or buy an investment property, 2022 is set to be an exciting if not volatile year for property buyers. Purchasing property will require a heightened understanding of the macro and micro trends affecting the housing sector.It will be more important than ever to take […]

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February 10, 2022 by

5 steps to be rate-rise ready

Amid the biggest global pandemic in a century, house prices in Australia have risen by 22.4 per cent (the highest increase in 32 years).Coupled with inflationary hikes dominating the finance headlines and speculation about looming interest rate rises, it pays to be rate-rise ready.Home loan lender ME Bank and many of its contemporaries are urging […]

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February 8, 2022 by

Keeping it real: how to tend to indoor plants

The purpose of displaying indoor plants is to not only add vibrancy and life to your interior but equally to improve air quality and enhance psychological wellbeing — for the viewer and carer.However, for your plants to look the part and householders to receive their visual and health benefits, it’s important to maintain natural greenery […]

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February 7, 2022 by

How to find qualified tradespeople for your home maintenance

A home or investment property is an owner’s pride and joy, so it pays to maintain its quality in a manner befitting both style and return on investment.   But when handiwork is needed at your property, how do you find the most qualified, reliable and affordable tradesperson for the job? The answer is to be found by […]

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February 3, 2022 by

Five tips to reduce noise in your home

Living close to your neighbours has its benefits, but there’s also the issue of noise in small residences and apartment living. It’s often the case that modern homes are built with lightweight materials that allow sound to travel easier, but some simple tricks can help keep the peace.Wonder wallHang sound-absorbing materials, such as cotton, foam […]

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February 1, 2022 by

Why you’re never too young for homeownership

A friend and his wife, who married young by today’s standards, bought a property as soon as they left home — and haven’t paid a day’s rent in their lives.Lucky, perhaps. Ahead of their time, definitely. Now enjoying their fourth home before either turned 30, they are the best possible example of why you can […]

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January 31, 2022 by

How to choose a dining table

Family dining, entertaining, homework, games hub, even work and Zoom calls: a dining table must tick a lot of boxes. That’s why it’s important to choose a table that’s right for your style, functionality and budget.If you are in the market for a dining table to entertain many guests or looking for a dining table […]

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January 25, 2022 by

Creating domestic harmony on the home front

Whether you rent or own with your family or share household, creating domestic bliss is a matter of sharing the load to reap relationship rewards.Research suggests that women still bear the brunt of housework duties, but mapping a game plan and participation from all members of the family or household is essential for even distribution.Adhere […]

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January 24, 2022 by

The benefits of installing irrigation

A question that the greenest thumbs to seasoned gardeners commonly ask is: “Do I need an irrigation system?” Many assume that the answer will be ‘yes’. However, landscaping experts have witnessed more gardens dying from over-watering than under-watering — a case of too much of a good thing.Irrigation systems of yesteryear were often programmed during the […]

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