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How to manage your rental property

6 days ago - 13 April 2021 | Life Style

Purchasing property as a source of rental income is a great way to secure one’s future wealth. However, if poorly managed, a rental property could end up costing a landlord much more than they bargained...

How frequently to do home valuations

1 week ago - 06 April 2021 | Life Style

Real estate is one of the largest medium- to long-term investments many will make within their lifetime. As an appreciating asset, the value of one’s home will increase with every year that passes. With this...

Negotiate rental escalations like a boss

2 weeks ago - 30 March 2021 | Life Style

Rental increases are, unfortunately, inevitable – even in this downturned market. What many fail to realise is that the tenant does not have to accept whatever percentage upon which the landlord decides. Those who have...

Support Earth Hour like this!

3 weeks ago - 23 March 2021 | Life Style

In preparation for Earth Hour, commencing at 20:30 on Saturday (27 March 2021), all homeowners are encouraged to take a moment to consider the environmental impact their household is making.Started by the World Wildlife Foundation...

How to select a good real estate agent

1 month - 19 March 2021 | Life Style

With so many real estate brands from which to choose, it can be difficult to know which real estate professional will provide the best support and service.Word of mouth is often the most reliable way...

Attracting tenants in the current market

1 month - 16 March 2021 | Life Style

The local rental market is suffering, reflecting negative growth for the first time in over eight years according to the PayProp Rental Index annual review...

Marketing your home in the digital era

1 month - 04 March 2021 | Life Style

The ongoing threat of Covid-19 means that our lives have become increasingly digital. Now more than ever, sellers will need to ensure that their listing...

Should you fix before you sell?

1 month - 25 February 2021 | Life Style

Those whose homes are in ill-repair face a complex decision when deciding whether to list as is or fix the property before it goes to...

Good news for first-time home buyers

1 month - 23 February 2021 | Life Style

Record low interest rates have pushed a steady stream of first-time buyers into the property market, either moving from rental properties or simply leaving their...

Popular home décor trends for 2021

1 month - 18 February 2021 | Life Style

As we continue to live and work from within the home, a shift is likely to occur within many household’s monthly budgets. Rather than spending...

Tips for peaceful cohabitation

2 months ago - 15 February 2021 | Life Style

Covid restrictions have forced many of us to spend more time in our homes working, remote-learning, and co-existing with the rest of the family indoors...

Downsizing to relieve money woes

2 months ago - 04 February 2021 | Life Style

The decision to downsize is often not an easy one to make. However, those who have faced retrenchment or ongoing salary cuts due to lockdown...

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Absence during viewings better and...

2 months ago - 29 January 2021 | Life Style

The pandemic has changed the way in which the real estate industry operates. To minimize the risk of infection, sellers (especially those who are at...

Negotiate levy increases like this

2 months ago - 26 January 2021 | Life Style

At the end of the financial year, Homeowners Associations (HOA) and Body Corporates may choose to discuss and implement annual levy escalations. Should homeowners feel...

Why is your home not...

2 months ago - 20 January 2021 | Life Style

The property market is experiencing a boom of activity, particularly in the first-time buyers’ market. Yet, despite high levels of interest, many parts of the...

How is the property market...

2 months ago - 19 January 2021 | Life Style

Homebuyers, sellers, or those simply curious about real estate can benefit from chatting with a qualified real estate expert.To get the most out of this...

How Covid has changed the...

3 months ago - 15 January 2021 | Life Style

From wearing face masks in public to socialising from two meters apart, society is adapting to the rather unusual circumstances that have been brought about...

2021 is THE year to...

3 months ago - 12 January 2021 | Life Style

If there ever was a time to make purchasing your first home a new year’s resolution, 2021 would be the year.With interest rates at historic...

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