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  • What happens on settlement day?

    You looked for months, attended auction after auction and finally secured a winning bid on your dream property. Somewhere in between the champagne and the celebratory Instagram posts, you try to wrap your head around everything you need to organise. Insurance, removalists, conveyors. The list seems endless. Before you’ve had … Read more

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  • How renters can avoid getting ‘blacklisted’

    Most renters understand that if they seriously damage their property or don’t pay the rent, it’s not going to end well for them. But did you know that if you fail to comply with the terms of your lease, you could be listed on a national database that potential landlords can check … Read more

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  • BIGSOUND

    Australia’s premier artist showcase and music industry conference is here again! BIGSOUND 2018 is running from Tues 4th – Fri 7th of September at various participating spots around Fortitude Valley. Read on to explore acts and more. Click here for more information.

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  • Why should I have a five-year plan?

    Everything about our world is ‘now’. Entertainment at the touch of a button. Overnight success. Instant meals. It’s not hard to understand why we might apply the same thinking (or lack of it), to our financial and property lives. But finance experts say that’s a recipe for disaster. Throwing in … Read more

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  • How to be a good housemate

    ‘Good housemate’ is a rather relative term. What constitutes a ‘good housemate’ for one person might well be a living nightmare for someone else. People who work nights and like to stay up late playing their XBox might have a difficult time living with someone who works nine to five … Read more

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  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival

    Having announced their most exciting program to date, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane presents an impressive line-up of Queensland and Australian designers, special additions and favourite fashionable events. So get glamourous and head on down to Old Government House to enjoy the show. Click here for more information.

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  • What are your options for getting into the market ASAP?

    Just like that first F-45 class, it pays to do a bit of a warm-up before diving into your first property purchase. Jump into the property playing field as soon as you can with these top tips. We spoke to Mortgage Choice broker, Tim, to find out what first home … Read more

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  • First time renters: what you need to know

    You’ve been to the inspections, completed the application forms and been approved for your first rental property. Next up is the residential tenancy agreement. Here are the top three things you need to know before signing on the dotted line. What is a residential tenancy agreement? A residential tenancy agreement … Read more

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  • Jocelyn’s Provisions Pop-up

    Whilst Jocelyn’s the pasty providore embarks on their latest and final James Street move to allow for an all-new space, a pop up has appeared across the road in the Little James Street precinct. Just to make sure we never have to go without. See https://jocelynsprovisions.com.au/ for details.

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  • Your need-to-know guide before applying for a loan

    Telling you to do your research before applying for a home loan is just about the safest advice we could ever give. Not only because you’ll be dealing with life-changing sums of money, but because you’ll also need to negotiate the all too perplexing real-estate jargon that lenders and property … Read more

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