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Investing

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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Investing

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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Buying

Buying? Leave your rose-coloured glasses at home!

At this point in time, consumers have more access to whatever we want than ever before. Maybe it’s the digital revolution that has given us a greater sense of entitlement, along with a sharper impatience for a quick hit. Maybe we... more
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Investing

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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Selling

What are the three main options when the time comes to sell?

When it comes to selling your property, making the decision and choosing an agent is the only half the battle. Once you’ve decided to sell you must then decide which is the best method of sale for your property to achieve your... more
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Buying

North west Sydney – the new hot spot for first home buyers

It’s hardly new to anyone that the Sydney property market has become like an elite club, open only to a select few. It’s rare that first home buyers can find their way in, and many are seeking alternatives outside of the central... more
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Investing

How APRA’s changes to investor loans can affect you

If you’ve been in the market for a home loan over the past few years, with the goal of investing in property, you will not doubt have seen APRA’s name pop up numerous times in various capacities. The Australian Prudential... more