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Is this our Fastest Property Boom in 17 years?

Australian house prices have boomed 2.1% higher in February introducing the largest month-on-month change we have seen in the past 17 years
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Rules with Pets in a Property

Pets are a large part of our lives and most of us can’t live without them. However, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities around having a pet in a property. Here we have 3 common questions home owners often have when purchasing or leasing out a property and having pets.
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From our Mortgage Broker | October 2020

In this current environment of record low interest rates, we are starting to see a lot of clients moving to principle and interest (P+I)- repayments on their investment loans. Currently, I am seeing 70% of investor clients taking out P+I loans.
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Pets now allowed in Sydney apartments as blanket ban on animals lifted by NSW Court of Appeal

Great news for pet owners as the NSW Court of Appeal has just overturned the right of apartment buildings to pass by-laws prohibiting animals. This means that apartment buildings in NSW will now not be allowed to have a blanket ban on pets!
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Easy weekend jobs to prepare your home for sale

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to moving home. But if you need to sell before you buy, you’ll have to get your own property looking its best first. The days are getting longer and warmer, so there are more hours on the weekend to tackle the jobs you might’ve put off during winter. Now is the ideal time to give your home a facelift – especially if you want to make the most of the spring auctions.
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Tips to warm up while keeping your environmental footprint down

If you’re like us, you probably spent majority of the weekend inside next to the heater or fire place to escape the cold snap that came through Sydney over the weekend. Although it’s much easier to bunker down at home these days due to isolation, as the temperature rises in your home, so does our carbon footprint and energy bills.
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How to get your house ready to sell in 5 easy steps

Selling a home you live in can be a high-pressure situation, but it doesn’t have to be high-stress. Here are 5 easy steps to preparing your house for sale.
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First home buyers and construction industry boosted as stamp duty slashed

Stamp duty will be eliminated on newly-built houses below $800,000 and slashed for properties up to $1million in NSW.
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Financial tips from our mortgage broker amid the Coronavirus crisis

If you are finding yourself in a finance maze due to the pandemic, reaching out to a mortgage broker and letting them guide you through it could be the best possible solution. Our team work closely with Smartmove Mortgage Brokers to help find you the right loan which suits your specific requirements.
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Property market update | June 2020

Are you looking at buying, selling, or leasing your property? Or maybe you are just interested in how the property market is going amidst everything that has unfolded due to COVID19. David and Ian from our Sales Team have given us a rundown of how the property market is performing in The Shire and what you need to know to put you a step ahead of everyone else!
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Open up your homes! Open homes and auction restrictions expected to be eased on Saturday 9th May

The NSW property market is expected to roll out the welcome mat from this weekend (Saturday 9th May) with agents and vendors able to hold traditional property inspections and on-site auctions after a six-week limited shutdown due to COVID-19.
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A Guide to Property Investment - The Pros and Cons

An investment property is usually bought with the expectation and goal of making extra money through the income of rent. However, you need to weigh out the pros and cons of an investment property before taking the financial leap and purchasing a property for investment.
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