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Four ways to attract great tenants

An investment property is a huge financial commitment. It can also set you firmly on the path to financial freedom, or added security in your golden years. But for an investment property to pay off, you need great tenants now.…

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Five strategies to pay off your mortgage faster

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australians spend more on housing costs than any other budget item, including food and drink. Imagine how much more money you’d have to spend on the things you value if you didn’t have…

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Winter cooking projects for a rainy weekend

It’s another grey, rainy August weekend. There’s no better time to get in the kitchen and try out some of those winter cooking projects you’ve had your eye on. Rich slow cooked casseroles, bubbling jewel-bright jams and fresh baked bread…

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How to make an offer they can’t refuse

Right now, there are fewer properties on the market than we’ve seen in a long time. That means that buyers are faced with stiff competition. If you’ve found a place that’s perfect for you, you want to make sure your…

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Backyard chickens

Is there anything more bucolic, more redolent of the good life, than a few plump chickens roaming your lawn? Thousands of Australians would say there isn’t, which is why feathered companions have soared in popularity in recent months. Once the…

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Build new or buy established

Whether it’s your first home, you’re upgrading or it’s time to downsize and simplify, one question is always part of the mix. Should you build new, or buy an established property? Both options have their pros and cons, and many…

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Why COVID-19 could mean a move to the regions

Australia is returning to business as usual, but it’s clear that some changes are here to stay. Working from home is more popular than ever, with companies moving towards a permanent out-of-office set up. At the same time, staying home…

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Property market update July 2020

If there’s one word to describe the Australian property market, it’s resilient. Even among the tumult of 2020, prices have stayed relatively steady across the country – defying pessimists who predicted otherwise. As we enter a new financial year, the…

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The ultimate winter hibernation guide

The nights are drawing in and there’s a definite chill in the air. Hibernate in comfort this winter by making your home into a cosy haven. Here’s how. 1. Cuddle up under a blanket – or five Layer your furniture…

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How digital selling supports a strong property market

A good real estate agent is agile and responsive. You’ve got to be good at thinking on your feet in any sales role — especially with so much at stake. So it’s no wonder that Elders Real Estate has been…

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