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  • Checklist for buying an apartment

    Apartments can make the perfect first home or property investment, but no one should choose the high-life without first taking into consideration these important factors. Much cheaper than homes, apartments are a great alternative for those who want to live close to the city. But they vary in size and facilities, … Read more

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  • 8 tips for a winning rental application

    Depending on where you live and what your budget is, the rental market in Australia can be an unforgiving place. If you show up to a rental inspection with fifty other people, you can’t afford to be cavalier about your application. In such a competitive environment, having your bond, first month’s rent … Read more

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  • Should I sell my house?

    To sell or not to sell? That is the question. From market trends and interest rates to lending criteria and personal finances, there are many factors to consider when deciding whether to sell your house – especially in a changing property landscape like the current one. We take a look … Read more

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  • 11 tips to help you find the perfect housemate

    There’s always a lot of advice available for those thinking about moving in with their partners. But, for some reason, picking a housemate doesn’t seem to warrant the same degree of thought. Which is unfortunate, because living with someone you don’t get along with can have a huge impact on your … Read more

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  • How to be first pick in a crowded auction market

    For many people, spring time means the beginning of AFL finals – a time when a team’s hard work and preparation is put to the ultimate test. For sellers, buyers and agents, the longer days also mean another important time: plenty of auctions. Thousands of auctions are scheduled in these … Read more

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  • How to make a house feel like a home

    Moving into a new home is meant to feel refreshing but when you’re surrounded by boxes, eating takeout on the floor and making your bed at midnight, ‘fresh’ isn’t exactly the word you’ll have in mind. According to professional declutterer and founder of The Organising Platform, Chelsea Smith, moving day doesn’t … Read more

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  • Wine & Cheese Winter Edition

    Bask in three hours of Aussie wine and bubbles plus a smorgasbord of Australian cheeses, antipasto, charcuterie, assorted dips, artisan breads and hearty winter soups. Click here for more information.

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  • Open home etiquette for buyers

    Open houses are part and parcel of property hunting, but not everyone understands there’s an etiquette to these inspections. No one wants to buy a lemon, so a certain amount of prodding and poking is only to be expected. But how much is too much? Can you walk straight in? … Read more

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