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Selling

How to sell your home fast after the kids move out

Many parents experience a shift when their children are in their late teens, and start to imagine a life without them living at home. When (or if - we’re looking at you millennials) that day eventually comes, it’s normal that you... more
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How to cope with empty nest syndrome

The term ‘empty nest syndrome’ may seem like a cute turn of phrase, but for those experiencing it, it’s a very difficult and emotionally challenging thing to cope with. Grief in its most classic definition comes from loss and... more
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What are the real costs of retirement village living

Retirement village living can be a double-edged sword for many – with an often unexpected emotional and financial cost. The choice of retirement home may be freely yours to make, or you may be the one making the difficult... more
Top 10 places to retire in 2018

Retire

Top 10 places to retire in 2018

Retirement means different things to different people, but one thing that is shared by all retirees is the desire for a better quality of life. This may mean relationships, lifestyle, health and fitness, more time to travel and... more
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Downsizing

Now that double digit growth is over, maybe now’s the ideal time to take your profit and downsize?

The last couple of years have seen exceptional performance in the housing industry, with increased investor demand driving markets in the eastern states. Buyers have been paying eye watering prices for property, with even first... more
Benefits of living in a housing estate

Downsizing

Benefits of living in a housing estate

There are many benefits to downsizing your home, but the decision about what to downsize to can be challenging. Buying a smaller house does not guarantee you’ll do less maintenance and moving away from your beloved neighbours and... more
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Buying

Why The ‘Tiny House’ Movement May Not Be the Right Move for You

Retirement is a time to take stock and enter a new phase of your life. It may be when you begin a new ‘unofficial career’ as grandparents, tending a large home and garden for family gatherings and quality time with the... more