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Accounting Tips for New Home Owners

by Greg on November 18, 2017
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A recent report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics highlights the rising cost of living, showing families are spending around $190 more per week than they were six years ago. Household expenses account for much of the additional burden, with new home owners likely to feel the pinch more than others. Keeping meticulous control of […]

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An Essential Guide to Pest Inspection before Buying a New Home

by Greg on October 5, 2017
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If you’re like most people, a new home is probably the largest and most important investment you’ll make in your lifetime. Even if you aren’t a first-time buyer, every real estate purchase is a huge expense, and a basic home inspection helps you ensure you’re getting your money’s worth. However, this only tells you about […]

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Rethinking the Housing Affordability Issue with Dual Occupancy

by Greg on August 17, 2017
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Housing affordability is, without a doubt, a hot topic in the media right now. The inability to purchase a house, or even save enough money for a deposit, is a common complaint, particularly among the younger generations. Earlier this year, social commentator Bernard Salt caused an outrage with his tongue-in-cheek comment, “When I was buying […]

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Pros and Cons of 5 Different Roofing Types

by Greg on August 10, 2017
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Choosing the roofing type that best suits your home is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your replacement project. After all, how well and how long your new system lasts will depend heavily on your choice. This can get a bit overwhelming, but not if you know the pros and cons of the […]

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How to Buy the Wrong House

by Greg on August 4, 2017
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Everybody wants to know how to buy the right house, but how about looking at this task from another perspective? Guys from Tauscher Cronacher created wonderfully ironic infographic to help you do just that.

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What to expect in a building inspection report

by Greg on June 9, 2017
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Buying a home is one of the most expensive ventures that you will probably engage in. It is often a lifetime investment that takes sweat and blood to achieve. So before you purchase what looks like your dream home it is very important that you have a professional home inspection performed. This will help you […]

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Merry Christmas!

by Chris Lang on December 24, 2016
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Dear readers, Thanks for sticking with us in 2016. We’d like to wish you and your loved ones safe and happy holidays. Enjoy your break – finally, an opportunity to stop trying to get things done. It’s OK to just relax for the moment – the property market isn’t going anywhere over the holidays 🙂 […]

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Solicitor of Conveyancer? – Things you need to know Infographic

by Greg on November 29, 2016
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If both of these words sound familiar to you, but you don’t know the difference, and you are thinking of buying or selling a property, you should definitely take a closer look at this infographic made by creative people at Yourcorner.com.au     Save Save

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Real Estate Review: Four Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Home

by Greg on November 7, 2016
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Purchasing a property, like getting married, is one of the biggest commitments you will ever make. The average home buyer in Australia will sign on the dotted line and commit the following 20 to 30 years of their lives into their purchase. With property prices on average doubling every 10 years, making an astute property […]

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Tips and Tricks for Beating the First Home Buyer Burnout

by Greg on September 5, 2016
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We all know that buying a house, especially a first house, often creates a huge financial strain. Unless you buy far out from the city, or unless you manage to save large amounts of money, you will be in the majority of people who get a mortgage to buy a house. This means you will […]

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Four Mistakes People Make When Choosing A Real Estate Agent

by Greg on May 23, 2016
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Are you thinking of selling your home in the near future? Finding a skilled real estate agent should be your first priority. They can assist you in many matters such as marketing your property, finding a buyer, and delivering the best possible results in selling your home – which will make the whole process much […]

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