To add value to your home – or just enjoy living there yourself – quality kitchen renovations are always high on the wish-list. But if re-building your inside kitchen seems like a job that’s too big for now think about creating an outdoor kitchen you’ll love – and just in time for a perfect summer […]

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Summer is here and, for many people, that means taking time away from work to spend more time at home. Whether you’re preparing your home for sale, or want to make the most from your recent property investment and enjoy the healthiest, happiest lifestyle possible, knowing how to make your home clean and fresh the […]

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Selling your property is one of the most significant financial decisions you’ll ever make and it’s important to manage it properly to get the best possible result. Not so long ago, the only real way to sell a home successfully was to choose a professional real estate agent and let them do the hard work […]

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If you’re planning to put your property on the market, it’s important to know what the associated costs are – to help you make the best possible decisions about sales strategies and marketing budgets. Of course, fees can vary depending on your agent, other deliverers of professional services (such as conveyancers and solicitors) and your […]

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Whether you’re refinancing your existing home loan, or about to apply for a new mortgage to enter the property market as an investor or home-owner, choosing a professional mortgage broker is an important step in the path to your real estate success. But, as with any service provider you hope to do business with, making […]

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In the real estate industry, innovations are few and far in between, but as the online world continues to change the way houses are marketed and potential buyers can house-hunt, further disruption to the way people sell and buy houses is giving the industry a shake-up that may have a huge impact on the way […]

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When the findings of the latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics (HILDA) survey were released earlier this year, it showed that many younger Australians were worried about their ability to save for loans. Australia’s most comprehensive household survey has tracked the social and economic circumstances of more than 17,000 young people since 2001. The results […]

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With the spring selling season well underway, it’s the ideal time to get your house looking its best to help it make the best possible impact on the property market. Whether you’re downsizing or upscaling, selling your current home and getting the highest possible price is a great way to help your financial situation, so […]

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Think a house is beyond your home loan budget? Don’t worry – apartment living could be your budget-friendly solution, but before you sign on the mortgage application dotted line, it’s sensible to weigh up the pros and cons of living in an apartment to make sure it’s the lifestyle you’ll love. The reality is that, […]

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Home Loan Health Check

September 12th

You get your car serviced and you probably go to the dentist regularly – but what about checking on your most significant financial commitment? Home loans and major personal loans should never be ‘set and forget’. By asking yourself some serious questions about your current loans, making sure that your financial commitments are in good […]

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