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June 28th, 2019

The hacks of professional home cleaners

   Some people find putting on a pair of rubber gloves and making every surface shine therapeutic, while others dread the chore of cleaning.   It can be tempting to just hire someone else to do it, but these hacks from the professionals will have your home spick and span – without much huff and […]

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June 28th, 2019

The property takeaways from the 2019 ACT Budget

  The 2019 ACT Budget was delivered earlier this month and came with a few shake ups for property in Canberra. The whole document was 447 pages long, so what do you need to know if you own or are buying property this year?   Stamp duty   If you delay purchasing property until after […]

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June 28th, 2019

Building your property portfolio

  Whether you’re buying your first property or your tenth, it can still be a daunting task trying to crack into the market. We’ve got all the tips you need to build a wealthy portfolio in the long-term.   Be patient   More specifically, be strategic and patient. If you have a property or are […]

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May 31st, 2019

What the election result means for the property market

  The surprise victory for the Coalition promises to shock more than just voters: our property market is about to get a bit of a shock, too. Don’t worry, we’ll break down what you can expect over the next three years. Labor promised big changes to negative gearing and franking credits, which would have likely […]

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May 23rd, 2019

How to hang onto a good tenant

  So, you’ve bought an investment property and got yourself a good tenant. Now, how do you keep them? Tenants are increasingly spoiled for choice, which makes it hard to hang onto one who pays rent on time and keeps your property in good nick. The tenants of 2019 are educated and always on the […]

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May 23rd, 2019

How a daily cuppa is hurting your chances of getting a home loan

  Put the cup down. There’s a higher price to pay for that takeaway coffee than just forgetting your KeepCup. Fallout from the banking royal commission has seen living expenses come under more scrutiny than ever as the big banks commit to more responsible lending. This means when you apply for a loan, your bank […]

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April 23rd, 2019

Six advantages of townhome living

  The home is where the heart is, so you want to make sure you are buying the right one for you. Every man, woman and child will have an opinion on what you should be looking for: affordability, space, outdoor living areas – so how do you know what to prioritise? A townhome offers […]

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March 28th, 2019

Hacks for storing your off-season clothing

  As the seasons change, so does your wardrobe. Sadly, it’s time to pack away the short sleeves and relegate them to a dark corner of your wardrobe. But before you start shoving things away haphazardly, we’ve got a few tips to save you space and see you through the shift in seasons. Reorganise Fumbling […]

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March 28th, 2019

7 things you should be buying for your home

Kmart is great for a lot of home items, but some things should never be skimped on. We’ve broken down the things worth the splurge when it comes to improving your home lifestyle.   A good bed Buying the best of bedding may make you baulk over prices, but the bed is the focal point […]

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March 28th, 2019

Why Canberra is the coolest choice for investors

  Many people used to view Canberra as Sydney’s daggy cousin: a little old school, a little too into politics, and with nothing trendy going for it.   A recent realestate.com.au Life in Australia report revealed Australians believe Canberra is the nation’s best city. Here we break down just what makes Canberra the best-kept secret […]

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