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How to safeguard your bond

November 19, 2018

Rental Tenancy Tips

As the end of your tenancy agreement approaches, it can be a very tedious process dealing with your bond refund. Ideally, most tenants will receive their bond money back at the end of the tenancy, once the real estate agent inspects the property against the Property Condition Report (PCR), essentially ensuring the premises is in […]

3 Things To Consider Before Renovating Your Bathroom

August 1, 2018

Design Real Estate Tips

Here are three things to keep in mind before starting your bathroom renovation. 1. Your bathroom renovation budget   With any bathroom renovation project, it’s essential to know your budget – and to stick to it. When approaching the task of renovating your bathroom, be sure to have a clear plan in place about what […]

6 Things To Do After Your Offer For A Sale Property Has Been Accepted

July 23, 2018

Buyer tips first home buyers Video

There are the 6 key things that you must do as a property buyer once your offer has been accepted: Obtain finance by the due date Liaise with your broker or bank to ensure finance is obtained on time as delays in finance can result in the contract being terminated or penalty interest charged for […]

Can you afford buying a house in your twenties?

May 24, 2018

first home buyers Real Estate Tips

Your early twenties can be a stressful, monumental time when big decisions start to weigh you down. Gone are the days when buying your first home fresh out of your teens was a common reality. Now, we live in a world where we are all marrying later, having kids later, and moving out later. Technically […]

Painting 101: How To Select The Right Paint Colour For Your Home

May 7, 2018

Design investment

With the variety of paint shades, tints and tones out there it can be a hard decision. Here are some tips to guide you in selecting the right paint colour for your home. Find inspiration Look for colour inspiration within the space you are planning to paint, for example: The décor – if you’re not […]

How Can A Stagnant RBA Interest Rate Affect You?

May 1, 2018

finance investment

Who are the RBA? The Reserve Bank of Australia is a body corporate entirely owned by the Commonwealth of Australia. It is Australia’s central bank and its main role is to maintain the stability of the country’s financial system, with the public face of its role made manifest through its role in setting the cash […]

Five Tips To Make A Small Room Feel Bigger

April 18, 2018

Design Helpful Information

Simple tips to get started when a living area in your home has much to be desired!   Below are five tips that are simple but effective changes you can implement to make a room appear more spacious. Choose a light shade of paint An effective and relatively low budget way to make a room feel […]

Four Tips To Help You Rent Out Your Investment Property

March 22, 2018

investment Real Estate Tips

Renting out your property for a reasonable price and turning it into a successful investment can be challenging. We share some tips below on how to make improvements and get a tenant in as quickly as possible with a rent price that works for both parties 1. Make home improvements     If your investment […]

Checklist: Moving Out From Your Rental Property

March 1, 2018

Rental Tenancy Tips Video

  Moving out is one of the most stressful experiences many people will have, but it doesn’t need to be. Let’s break it down for you: 1) Clean, Clean and Clean This is the biggest and most time-consuming task required when you’re moving out, but it will pay off. Tenants must return the property in […]

3 Must Do's To Prepare Your Property For Home Opens

February 15, 2018

Helpful Information Real Estate Tips Video

Home opens are like first dates. You only get one chance to make that first impression. Clean up Though it’s rather obvious, you’d be surprised. Vacuum, dust, wash – make sure your whole property is neat and tidy when buyers arrive. This includes the garden and outside areas as well. Remove any hazardous items whereby […]

Tips For A Successful Rental Application

February 12, 2018

Rental Tenancy Tips

There are many common mistakes that prospective tenants make when applying for a rental home. Here are the top tips for making the application process run smoothly. Consider your budget While it’s not necessarily as big of a financial commitment as owning your own home, there are still significant costs to factor.  It’s imperative that […]

Who Is Responsible For Damage In A Tenancy?

February 12, 2018

Common Issues Rental

If you find yourself in a situation where you are renting and damage has occurred, figuring out who is responsible comes down to two factors; what kind of damage it is and how did it occur? Intentional or negligent Any damage that is a result of an intentional act or negligent behaviour on your part is your responsibility. If […]