Mistakes that many make when buying their first apartment
November 28, 2018
Apartments offer convenient, low maintenance living. They can also be more affordable than buying a house. Whatever your reason for buying an apartment may be, here are a few pitfalls that many make when buying their first apartment and how you can avoid them.
Simple guide to being a great neighbour
November 26, 2018
Have you taken time to create a relationship with your neighbours – you know, those people who live around you? While you haven’t necessarily chosen who your neighbours are, they are apart of the community, building or neighbourhood that you’ve chosen to live in.
Things to look out for at open for inspections
November 20, 2018
As a buyer it’s exciting to inspect a property as your potential new home – and it’s easy to be seduced by the décor or lighting.
3 things to never do at an open inspection
November 19, 2018
Open for inspections give you the opportunity to properly walk through a house and ask the agent anything you need to know. But there are some basic etiquette rules that you as the prospective buyer should follow when viewing a home. Some of the open for inspection etiquette rules include the following:
Things to try when showcasing your bathroom
November 14, 2018
Bathrooms are seen as one of the most important rooms in the house to potential buyers – from the type of fixtures to the overall feeling and cleanliness. It’s important to make your bathrooms feel and look appealing for inspections.
Tips to make your next house hunt successful
November 12, 2018
Trying to find a new home to buy can be time consuming, overwhelming and potentially stressful.
Why you need a property manager
November 07, 2018
A property manager can change how you experience property investment, from taking the headache out of handling a property to helping you make the most out of your investment. Here are more reasons why you need a property manager today
These spaces sell a home
November 05, 2018
Presentation is key to increasing a selling price of a home – more buyers will want to see houses that look more attractive on their listing. When selling, most agents will recommend that you make your property look its best – but which rooms and spaces should you focus on?
Spring cleaning tips for your home and garden!
October 31, 2018
Spring brings new life to our gardens, better weather and for many, a new lease on life! Spring is the best time to do a spring clean of your home!
Take the stress out of your next move
October 29, 2018
Moving is exciting, the start of a new adventure, but it is also very stressful – but it doesn’t need to be. With proper planning and some help, your next move can be smoother and less stressful.
How to make a small backyard feel big
October 24, 2018
Don’t you just love spending time outside? Having a backyard is a special feature to any home, space to entertain or enjoy the summer sun with your family. Even if your backyard is on the smaller side, you can still use the space to create a special place in your home. Here are our top tips to make the space more functional and feel bigger.
Top tips to get your property leased quickly!
October 22, 2018
When finding a tenant seems like a stressful task, you should be seeking an expert to handle the process for you – property managers are a great asset to any property investor. But have you wondered why some rental units find tenants so quickly and others don’t?
Have you considered creating a smarter home?
October 17, 2018
Have you thought about bringing your home into the 21srt century? Or have you seen the latest smart homes go on sale and wonder what all the hype was about?
How to choose the right white wall for your home
October 15, 2018
A white wall speaks to sophistication and timelessness. A backdrop to feature bold colours and décor choices – a white wall is also a great choice for rental properties, but did you know that the choice of white paint may not be as simple as you originally thought?
5 things you can do today to improve first impressions of your home
October 10, 2018
Let’s face it – first impressions count. And making a grand entrance into your home can really change the perception of your property. Street appeal can change the way buyers or potential tenants see your home. Here are 5 things that you can do today to improve your home’s exterior.
Should you buy or should you rent?
October 08, 2018
The rent versus buy debate is one that often leaves people confused and unsure. What is the right solution? Will your net weather be greater or less if you buy a home versus continuing to rent?
Property investment tips to make it a success!
October 04, 2018
Property investment is always a popular topic – an increasingly attractive prospect. But how do you become a savvy property investor? Here are some top tips to become a landlord and make it a success.
Have you wondered what determines the value of a property?
October 02, 2018
There are many areas that influence property values. Your real estate agent is the best source in understanding your exact property value, however, here are a few factors that will affect your property value and should be considered.
What is Australian stamp duty?
September 27, 2018
Stamp duty is a tax that all Australian territories and states impose on property purchases. The actual amount payable is based on the purchase price, location of the property (the rate varies from state to state) and the purpose of the loan (some states charge different rates on investment properties than on properties bought for residence).
Problems you should fix in your bathroom today
September 24, 2018
It is often said that bathrooms and kitchens sell houses – so before you list your home, take a moment to find and fix these common bathroom problems!