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Investing

Paying interest only on your investment? With what lies ahead, could it be time to sell?

For many Australians wanting to get into the investment property market, interest only loans have provided a convenient and affordable way to leverage the equity in their principal place of residence. This type of loan has been... more
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Selling

5 tips to reduce the cost of home ownership

Getting into the property market is the first great hurdle, but once you are there, staying on top of the expenses and maximising the value of your investment can be just as challenging. Property owners should always try to find... more
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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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Selling

Digital Dating Rules for Successfully Selling Your Home

When it comes to selling your home, there are plenty of tricks to get you across the line, but the best tips for selling your property can come from a surprising resource. Online dating uses many strategies to pair the ideal... more
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Selling

Resolving neighbourhood disputes

When buying a house, one of the few things that can’t be assessed and inspected before purchasing are the neighbours. It’s a real lottery and the lucky few will hit the jackpot, with friendly supportive neighbours who become... more
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Downsizing

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
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Selling

How smart technology can help you sell a property

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) connects people and things with each other, via the Internet, and the IoT market is currently worth over a billion dollars annually. In our daily lives, we are already enjoying the benefits of the... more