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  • How to unpack a home

    Unpacking a house seems simple enough, but it’s often more difficult and stressful than it sounds. According to the experts, the secret is labelling well and having a plan. Susan Williams, founder of The Finishing Touch, one of Australia’s leading home packing and unpacking services, says facing a house full … Read more

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  • How much does it cost to sell?

    There’s a myriad of costs to vendors when selling a house. From conveyancing costs to agent’s fees and bonuses to marketing expenses, there’s lots to consider. Campbell Cooney, director and auctioneer at Hodges, one of Melbourne’s oldest real estate agencies, says vendors need to be aware of the costs involved … Read more

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  • Regatta Fair

    From July 28–30, Regatta Hotel will welcome a crowd into the bustling loading zone for the annual Regatta Fair. Resembling a country cornucopia, the laneway will be lined with hay bales, fairy lights and a smorgasbord of culinary goodness. This annual event showcases a flourish of different wines, beers, ciders … Read more

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  • Upcoming Auctions

    Darling & Co Auctions The end of the month calls for Auctions! Head down to Darling & Co Paddington Thursday the 29th of June for our Ray White Paddington In-Room Auction event. Showcasing premium properties from the inner-west and surrounding suburbs, the fun kicks off from 6.30pm with our … Read more

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  • Stretch Yoga RSPCA Puppy Yoga Open Day

    This year Stretch Yoga turned three years old and moved to its beautiful new Margaret Street location! The team wanted to celebrate in the most amazing way possible which is why they have organised PUPPY YOGA (THIS IS NOT A DRILL!). ​ Join in on a day filled with yoga, pilates and meditation workshops classes, food, … Read more

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  • How to tell if a buyer is genuine

    Have you been to an open for inspection recently? In the current superheated market and with interest in real estate at an all-time high, a 30-minute open for inspection can see hundreds of potential homebuyers wander through a property. So how do you know which of those people are genuinely … Read more

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  • 5 ways to deck out your share house on the cheap

    We all love a bargain and the good news is updating your share house doesn’t have to be expensive. With a bit of selective browsing, clever shopping and the odd bit of DIY, you can regularly refresh your space for less. 1. Get a second hand bargain online eBay and Gumtree aren’t … Read more

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  • Stress Free Moving Day

    12 tips to make moving day stress free There aren’t too many people who are enthusiastic about moving house. Even if your new home is a big upgrade from your old home, you still have to spend days on end packing up your belongings and setting up in your new … Read more

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  • Hello weekends, Hello house – Let’s find ‘The one’

    From whittling down online listings to rating the property during an inspection, Cate Bakos, a Melbourne-based licensed real estate agent and buyers’ advocate, offers her guidance on how to nail property inspections. Create a shortlist At first glance, home-buyers are often overwhelmed by the sheer number of properties available for … Read more

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  • Regional Flavours presented by The Courier-Mail

    Experience the Sunshine State on a plate at Regional Flavours, Queensland’s premier free food and wine festival. Held in Brisbane’s picturesque South Bank Parklands on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July, Regional Flavours features free entertainment from celebrity chefs and industry experts, delicious food, beer and wine, live music, kid’s … Read more

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