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Tips for EOFY

With the end of financial year almost here, Australia’s two million-plus residential property investors should start planning now if they want to receive a healthy sized tax refund.
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Ultimate guide to market your rental property

First impressions count and having a professional marketing campaign for your investment property can mean the difference between one person at the open home to 15 people through the door and 10 applications!
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Buying

Building an eco-friendly home

The environment is an increasingly important consideration for many home builders. Ideally, all new homes would be built with sustainability in mind, while also delivering energy (and hip pocket) savings.
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Selling

What to fix before going on the market

When the time comes to sell your home, particularly if it’s an older property, the last thing you want is potential buyers making a list of the things they’ll need to fix if they purchase it.
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Buying

How to get equity out of your property

Tapping in to home equity to fund investment properties has become a common strategy for savvy property investors. If done well, it can create some amazing opportunities. However before you dive head first into the investment property world, it is imperative to understand how equity works and what you can do to get the most out of this valuable asset.
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Selling

The benefits of virtual furniture

For just a fraction of the cost of home staging, virtual furniture will turn an empty, cold and abandoned room into a space that looks warm and inviting. Virtual furniture is also a great option if the furniture in your property is a bit dated or mis-matched as it can provide an enticing first impression.
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Buying

Valuable lessons for first home buyers

Hindsight is a wonderful thing and so is good advice from people who have already taken the plunge and purchased a property!
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Selling

Renovating for profit

Renovating for profit isn’t about simply painting a wall and watching the returns roll in. It’s about carefully adding real value over the long haul.
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Shire rental market update

To give you a real Shire rental market wrap up with have gathered and analysed our stats of what our agency is experiencing to shed some light on how the Shire is tracking!
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Selling

The advantages of selling in Autumn

Autumn does offer plenty of opportunities for buyers and sellers too. With Interest rates at an all time low, there are plenty of prospective buyers looking to enter into the property market.
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Buying

The impact of a lengthy commute

When you’re fantasising about moving into your new home or imagining chatting to new-found friends in your new cubicle or office, it’s not uncommon to overlook the pros and cons of the commute.
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Buying

Do you want to grow your property portfolio?

If you have already taken the big leap and purchased an investment property, firstly well done! If all seems to be going well and you are getting a good return on investment, you may be considering the next step in growing your property portfolio and purchasing your second investment. But what things should you know before you dive in...
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