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  • Answering Four Key Questions About Australia’s Cooling 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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  • How to keep your property new year’s resolutions for 2018

    New year’s resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep. In fact, research suggests only 9 per cent of people actually keep theirs. When it comes to property, clearly defined goals, such as saving for a deposit or buying a first home, are easy to set. With planning and perseverance, you’re more likely to … Read more

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  • Capital City Housing Market Trends in 2018

    House prices in Australia have increased by 6556 per cent since the 1960s, an average of over 8 per cent a year, according to BIS data. This constitutes one of the largest house price upswings of all time. However, the OECD has recommended that the Reserve Bank begin tightening monetary policy … Read more

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  • Go Chemical-free: Four Natural Cleaners You Probably Already Own

    Source: domain.com.au These cleaning solutions are cheap, environmentally friendly and may already be hiding in your pantry. Combine these with white vinegar and you’ve got your cleaning tools sorted. BICARB SODA Turns out, bicarb soda is good for more than just making your sponge cakes rise. This fuzzy white powder is a … Read more

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  • Minimalist Home Staging: How Decluttering Can Help You Sell Your House

    Original content is provided by nationalstorage.com.au We hear the phrase ‘less is more’ a lot throughout our lives. It might seem like a silly expression when you’re sprinkling cheese on your nachos, but it holds a lot of truth when it comes to preparing your home for sale. Minimalist home … Read more

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  • Sydney Office Market Reaches Fever Pitch

    Sydney’s red-hot office market has posted enormous growth, with capital values surging a third in the first eight months of the year. Investors vying for space have helped push up the figure. Tenants facing huge rental hikes are turning to co-working spaces as they feel the squeeze. New data from … Read more

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  • Simple Secrets to Success: The Value in Commercial Real Estate Agents

    No commercial real estate sale is easy. For that reason, the simple secret behind any successful transaction is always hard work – backed up by your individual real estate agent’s experience and supported by the infrastructure of their agency. Michael Buium talks us through the processes of a good commercial agent. … Read more

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  • Not Using Your Garage? These Conversion Ideas Could Change That

    We are increasingly walking, biking, training, bussing and Ubering around, which means there may be unused garages gathering dust all over the country. If you’ve stopped using your garage, it doesn’t need to be wasted space. With a little creativity, and a lot of help it could be transformed into … Read more

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  • When Is The Right Time to Refinance?

    Lenders and brokers tout refinancing as a sure-fire way to save time and money on a mortgage. But the latest statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that for the past year, mortgage refinancing is on a downward trend. The statistics for owner-occupier refinancing showed a fall of 1.7% in April 2017, … Read more

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