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CHECKING OUT THE 'HOOD

We've all heard the one about buying the worst house in the best street, or neighbourhood. It's a good thing, right? It is if you do your homework first! Yes, there are sought-after neighbourhoods and many [...]

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CHECKING OUT THE 'HOOD
  • 01 Jul 2015

MAJOR BREAKTHROUGHS IN BUILDING PRODUCTS

When it comes to renovating we all have tried and tested favourite products we like to use. However, with a growing demand from consumers, there are now some great new building products coming onto the market [...]

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MAJOR BREAKTHROUGHS IN BUILDING PRODUCTS
  • 24 Jun 2015

Eco-PERCH Is Off The Grid!

More and more people are choosing to downsize to smaller spaces, sprouting a whole range of almost Transformer-like homes, which can operate completely off the grid. Many are still in the concept stage but some [...]

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Eco-PERCH Is Off The Grid!
  • 24 Jun 2015

Housing Affordability under the Spotlight

Housing affordability issues would be eased by releasing land to create more supply of housing stock, ending stamp duty and helping first-home buyers improve financial literacy and use their superannuation for a [...]

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Housing Affordability under the Spotlight
  • 24 Jun 2015

Oh, We Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!

Most people dream of living by the beach and pay huge amounts of money for ocean views. So we took a look at which coastal suburbs were the most popular with buyers nationwide in the last 12 months. Regional [...]

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Oh, We Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!
  • 24 Jun 2015

FLOORED BY TOO MUCH CHOICE

In times gone by deciding what to do with your floors was pretty straightforward. There was carpet, hideous lino or floorboards! But now we have a zillion choices, in a zillion colours! Here's a rough guide [...]

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FLOORED BY TOO MUCH CHOICE
  • 17 Jun 2015

DON'T CUT CORNERS WHEN IT COMES TO INSURANCE

It's tax time so the likelihood is you're looking at ways to save money in the next financial year. And when people are feeling the pinch they often consider cutting those annoying monthly expenses [...]

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DON'T CUT CORNERS WHEN IT COMES TO INSURANCE
  • 10 Jun 2015

HOME-BASED BUSINESS - PROS AND CONS

With continual improvements in IT and communications technology - and the often high cost of renting commercial premises - many more people are choosing to work from home. A home-based business is one where you [...]

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HOME-BASED BUSINESS - PROS AND CONS
  • 03 Jun 2015

Budget Boost for Commercial Property

There was excellent news this month for those selling businesses or commercial land throughout Australia. According to the latest NAB Australian Commercial Property Survey, things haven't been this good for [...]

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Budget Boost for Commercial Property
  • 29 May 2015

Chinese Buyers Welcomed By Sellers and Builders

There's no getting away from the fact that the Chinese LOVE Australia - and that extends to buying property here. Lots of it! According to a Credit Suisse report, the Chinese could pump as much as $60 [...]

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Chinese Buyers Welcomed By Sellers and Builders
  • 29 May 2015