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5 Home Design Myths Busted

December 12, 2018

Sales

white does not always mean bright mixing styles does not always mean a confused home timeless does not mean safe black does not always mean bold less is not always more https://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/5-home-design-myths-busted/   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend […]

Summer outdoor entertaining

December 5, 2018

Property Management Sales Strata

Outdoor style tips to upgrade your summer entertaining Laughter, friendship, good times, good food and twinkling lights… how to make the most of your outdoor entertaining. ·         Set the scene – Create a theme for your outdoor space helps you define your look and your colour palette ·         Create the welcome – Twinkling lights, comfy outdoor […]

6 Renovations You probably didn’t know could add value

November 28, 2018

Sales

·         Overhaul your windows ·         Update your skirting boards ·         Is every room being utilized? ·         Create the illusion of higher ceilings ·         Pretty-up the walls ·         Modernize your ‘wet rooms’   https://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/6-renovations-you-probably-didnt-know-could-add-value/   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We […]

Five things to do before moving day

November 21, 2018

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https://www.domain.com.au/living/streamline-your-move-5-things-to-do-before-moving-day-776621/   Breathe Declutter Dispose of hazardous materials Label everything Care package   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice specific to your situation before making decisions relating to your investment property and financial position.

Decor that deters buyers

November 13, 2018

Sales Strata

You will never get a second chance at a first impression.   What buyers see from the moment they first set eyes on your property will have an impact on their overall impression.   Here are a few decor elements to steer clear of: 1.      Overly personalized spaces 2.      Wallpaper 3.      Rid your home of “work” 4.      […]

How to use tiles creatively in your home

November 7, 2018

Sales

Your home is where you can express your personality and creativity.  Tiles are being used more these days, it’s all about embracing variation and being creative by pairing texture with patterns.   https://www.lifestyle.com.au/diy/what-bathroom-tiles-to-choose.aspx   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We […]

Bee Keeping

October 31, 2018

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Bees are essential to our ecosystem as pollinators. There’s something appealing about keeping your own beehives from helping pollinate plants to sourcing honey directly from your own backyard… https://www.lifestyle.com.au/gardening/beginners-guide-to-the-art-of-beekeeping.aspx   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice specific […]

Tips on how to pass a rental inspection with flying colours

October 24, 2018

Property Management

https://www.domain.com.au/news/four-expert-tips-renters-pass-property-inspection-flying-colours-773164/   Should I stay or go during an inspection What are they looking for Cleaning your oven and cooktop is one way to pass an inspection Do I need to tidy up

11 Tips from Professional Renovators

October 17, 2018

Sales Strata

Notice the front door Storage Parents Retreat Luxury Touches Hire Professionals Treat your tradies like gold Don’t make emotional decisions Connect with your Agent Know your costs Realize it is hard work Learn from other people’s mistakes https://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/11-tips-from-professional-renovators/ This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or […]

5 Things you need to know about having a fire pit

October 10, 2018

Sales

Position Fuel Seating Style Ambience https://www.homebeautiful.com.au/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-having-a-fire-pit   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice specific to your situation before making decisions relating to your investment property and financial position

5 ways indoor plants improve your health at home

October 3, 2018

Property Management Sales Strata

Lower stress levels Easy breathing Improved sleep Temperature regulation A happier mind   https://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/5-ways-indoor-plants-improve-your-health-at-home/   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice specific to your situation before making decisions relating to your investment property and financial position.

Are you ready for bushfire season?

September 26, 2018

Property Management Sales Strata

As worsening drought conditions across NSW continue to put a strain on farmers, a long stretch of below average rainfall has the state’s rural fire service looking nervously towards the coming summer. Getting ready for a bushfire is easier than you think. By taking 20 minutes with your family to discuss what you’ll do during a […]

The golden rules: How to build an investment property portfolio that will earn you money.

September 19, 2018

Property Management Sales Strata

“It’s not how many properties you own but the value of those properties” Leveraging equity to build wealth – Ideally, rent from the investment property covers the bulk of loan repayments How to make a strong start – Rookie investors should consider the long-term value of a property before buying Quality over quantity – Don’t […]

5 tips for choosing an apartment that will increase in value

September 12, 2018

Sales Strata

There are lots of help and support out there for first home buyers. An apartment is one way to get on the property merry go round. It is important to look at a property through the eyes of a future buyer and choose a property that will increase in value. Bigger is Better Location & […]

How to start your own edible garden !

September 5, 2018

Property Management Sales Strata

Setting up your own edible garden is not only profitable, convenient but a lot of fun in the process.  Fresh food at your fingertips. 4 Tips to help you get started Plan your garden Use the right soil and fertiliser Protect your plant babies Start planting https://about.homely.com.au/blog/2018/8/24/how-to-start-an-edible-garden   This article is for general informational purposes […]

What makes real estate so valuable?

August 29, 2018

Property Management Sales Strata

In this modern day of property buying, selling and investing this is an interesting read on supply and demand, our desire to accumulate wealth and other key factors that play a part in what makes real estate valuable. Enjoy! Check the link for more information! https://about.homely.com.au/blog/2018/8/20/what-makes-real-estate-valuable   This article is for general informational purposes only […]

Six reasons why the majority of Australian investors use a property manager

August 22, 2018

Property Management Strata

Making maintenance a no-brainer Taking control of tricky conversations Hiring top tradies Staying across rights and regulations Choosing choice tenants Understanding market movements   Check the link for more information! https://www.domain.com.au/advice/six-reasons-why-most-investors-use-a-property-manager-20180813-h13wnl-757870/     This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice […]

Thinking of buying your first home?

August 15, 2018

Sales Strata

There is a lot to think about! Deposit Lenders Mortgage Insurance Stamp Duty Conveyancing Fees First home buyer grants and concessions   For more information click on the link below https://about.homely.com.au/blog/2018/8/10/how-much-do-i-need-to-buy-my-first-home   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining […]

Finance in a changing market

August 8, 2018

Property Management Sales Strata

As the market changes it may be more difficult to gain finance approval. Below are a few tips on how to best prepare yourself if you are thinking of buying or selling in this market. Purchasers Do your research for the best home loan provider You may find your loan approval takes longer and will […]

Winter Living Hacks

August 1, 2018

Property Management Sales Strata

We are in the middle of Winter now, so we wanted to share a few hacks to help you survive the colder months! Reverse your ceiling fans to drive the warm air to the floor – keep them on the low speed Take advantage of the warm sunlight by keeping curtains and blinds open all […]