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Closed borders, lockdowns, gathering restrictions and social distancing, the last year has been one nobody could have ever imagined. However, the one thing that everyone has been talking about this past year is property.
With all the effort you are putting into listing your property, it is crucial you maximise your chances to get the best price. Decluttering your house before selling is a great way to stack the odds in your favour and find the best buyer.
Three years on from the ‘Gluckman Report’, which recommended meth contamination levels be 10 times higher than the current government standards, there still has been no clarity safe levels.
Homes are a place where we create memories. It is a place where we grow as people and celebrate life milestones. However, there are times in life where you must make the decision to move on and find your next family home.
The days are getting shorter, the temperature has dropped, and you always grab a coat when you leave the house - winter is nearly here.
Long term rental properties do not tend to get the cosmetic updates that homeowners invest into their own properties. While the majority of rental homes are in tip top structural condition and meet legal requirements, they may look tired or not as inviting.
Nobody likes a cold and draughty home, and if you are getting your home ready for a winter sale, you want people to know how warm and toasty their future home will be. Before Jack Frost starts nipping at your toes, and ice crystals blanket your lawn, you want to plug all those gaps that allows cold air to bring down the temperature in your home.
When someone decides to sell their property, their sights are often set on one goal: getting the best price. This may seem like a straightforward aim, however, there are lots of smaller moving parts to achieving this.
Renting is a big expense in most people’s budget, so buying a home can often seem like just a dream. However, with tried and tested strategies it is undoubtedly a reachable goal. In just 18 months you could have built your savings enough for a deposit.
The latest reforms to the Residential Tenancy ACT have been an opportunity for all property investors to make sure their investment properties meet the new standards. The changes could also be a time to consider how you could better invest your time to maintain your property and look after your tenants.