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What’s in a land size?

Are blocks getting smaller? It appears they are. Where once upon a time, Australians dreamt of a quarter acre on which to build their family home, today’s sizes are shrinking fast. Strong demand for smaller blocks is driven by cost…

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Negotiate with Confidence

Getting ready to make a move on the property of your dreams? When you can’t bear to miss the chance, but your budget lacks flexibility, you need to be able to negotiate with skill. That takes confidence and know how.…

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What do Millennials want in a house?

Millennials, the second largest generation since the Baby Boomers, are now aged between 22 and 40. That puts them firmly in the first home buyer category, with the average age for a first home buyer in 2017 being 32. Much…

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Keen to be green? Tips for an eco-friendly interior

Keen to be green? With our awareness of environmental issues rising all the time, it’s no surprise that more and more people are keen to make sure the inside of their homes are eco-friendly. Whether it’s because you’re preparing to…

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  • Residential

To DIY or not to DIY?

Home improvement is a time-honoured way to spend your free weekends. And whether you’ve just taken proud possession of your first house or you’re renovating the old family home to sell, there’s doubtless plenty to be done. Employing your DIY…

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Purchasing a business – what you need to know

You’ve always dreamed of your own little cafe, or a new opportunity has landed in your lap, you’re looking for business premises. While many business owners choose to lease, there are a number of reasons why buying a freehold might…

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  • Rural

Your relationship with your rural property manager

Like any relationship, the relationship you have with your rural property manager is vital to maintain. Whether you’re a first-time landowner, or seasoned landlord, ensuring that you ask the right questions of your rural property management is the key to…

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  • Residential

Five reasons to buy a unit

The 1950s Australian dream may have been for a three-bedroom house on a quarter acre block. But is it really what suits you? It’s still far more common to think about buying a house than a unit. Unit sales make…

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Four steps to a blissful bedroom

The average Australian adult sleeps between seven and nine hours a night, every night. Assuming that you don’t work seven days a week, your bedroom is likely to be the place you spend the most time in during the week.…

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