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Moving into a new home sure is an exciting prospect. Unless, of course, you're moving into a freezer, not literally. If you're buying a property in winter, its essential that you make sure everything is warm as can be from the get go.
Whether you are looking to buy a new home or your next investment property, doing your research is critical, but knowing where to start can be tricky. Here is a look at some of the resources you have available at your fingertips and others that you can explore on foot.
We all know the importance of good kerb appeal. It draws people in off the street and can make your home a bright star in your neighbourhood. But what about when you live in a flashy area, or are struggling to get traction during the sale process, even with what you think is kerb appeal maxed out to the limit?
Autumn is a great time to sell. Buyers have well and truly settled into the year, most people are back at work, kids are in their school routine and those who’ve made a new year’s resolution to buy a new home, are eager and ready to home hunt. But as the weather starts to shift, how do you make the most of your property.
Finding the right agent to sell your property is a big decision. Your home is probably the most valuable asset, then for you choosing the right agent will have a direct impact on how quickly you sell, how much you sell for and how many potential buyers are interested in your property and how much you sell for.
Struggling with ways to add value to your home? this can be a tricky task when renovating or spending money on your home but you are not limited no matter the size of the budget.
The healthy homes legislation was passed in late 2017 with landlords required to meet a minimum insulation standard by 1 July 2019.
We are often asked by our investors if they should rent their property out furnished or not? Below we list the pros and cons.
Many people have now organised their end of year holidays and while the excitement of barbecues, days at the beach and sinking into a good book has people tearing pages off the calendar in anticipation, there are some housekeeping matters to take care of before the car is packed - especially for property investors.
Your best investment opportunity might not be right on your doorstep and you may not feel entirely confident purchasing an asset outside of your local area, especially when visits to check up on it will impact overall returns. So, let's take a look at how to make investing a long way from where you reside work for you.