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Do trees add value to your home?

There are many ways to improve your property and increase the value of your home, but landscaping is often undervalued as one of them. Not only does it help sell you property when the time comes, good landscaping can also improve... more
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The rental market as a barometer for property value growth

Barely a week goes by lately without a dramatic headline about the ‘disastrous’ Australian property market. Headlines like “Australia suffering its greatest decline since….”, or “Australia’s housing downturn continues …” and... more
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Hurry, the doors are open to property opportunities!

If you are influenced by popular opinion, then you’ll probably be sitting on the real estate side-lines right now, at least as far as property investment is concerned. General sentiment is that the Australian property market is... more
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What you need to know about clandestine Meth labs

It’s easy to believe that meth labs are a myth, existing randomly in tucked away corners of suburbs that don’t affect us. This is far from the truth however and landlords, investors and property managers need to be ever diligent... more
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Why Newcastle Should Be In Your Spotlight

The New South Wales coast is one of Australia’s most coveted destinations, offering vast stretches of beach, gorgeous natural surroundings and great weather all year long. Of course, it’s not just holiday makers who flock there... more
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The majority of buyers know much less than you’d think!

Given that every other Australian owns property, it can be hard for investors to understand why some people don’t. There is a certain amount of mental tenacity required to ‘decide’ to become a property investor and for some,... more
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How to increase the rental value of your investment property

Buying a quality property, in a good location, is an important foundation when it comes to owning an investment that will steadily increase in value over the long term. If you choose your investment property well and pay a good... more