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Property jargon explained

You’ve purchased a property or are just about to sign on the dotted line, let the celebrations begin! But before you pop the champagne and post a pic to Instagram of you jumping in front of the signboard, it pays to have a sound understanding of all the unfamiliar words that you will start to hear alot of!
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Rent increases for your investment

In a rising market, investors often consider and are also regularly advised by their Property Manager to increase the rent of their investment property. If the property is in a high demand location, a quality rental and supply for similar properties is low, then a rental increase can certainly be justified.
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Buying

Tips for buying a property

Buying a property can be a very daunting experience! Here are our top tips to help you along the way.
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Buying at Auction

With auction being such a popular and successful sale method, the Newton team have put together the ins and outs as well as a few hot tips and the 7 most critical points you need to know about buying at auction.
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Vote for our team

The Newton Team have been nominated again this year for the “Most Outstanding Real Estate Agency” in the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards.
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Getting ready for tax time

With the end of financial year only weeks away, Australia’s two million-plus residential property investors should start planning now if they want to receive a healthy sized tax refund.
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Selling

Buyers flock to Cronulla

Did you know...over the last five years Cronulla's median apartment price has risen a huge 73 per cent and we have also seen a 58 per cent rise in the median house price!
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Good news for First Home Buyers

Getting ahead in the property market or even getting your foot in the door has proven increasingly difficult over past years with property prices only continuing to rise with purchasing a property being out of reach for so many people.
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Selling

Home Insurance Tips

You've heard it time and time again, but it certainly pays (or saves) to shop around when it comes to finding the right home and contents insurance for your home. Although the cheapest package may be very attractive money wise, it's rarely the best deal.
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Selling

Renovating for profit

Renovating for profit isn’t about painting a wall and watching the returns roll in. It’s about carefully adding real value over the long haul.
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Buying

New strata changes are a positive

More than 90 changes to NSW strata legislation came into force on the 30th of November 2016. While the transition for owners corporations may seem somewhat complex, the changes are intended to have a positive impact on owners and bring strata laws into the modern age.
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Buying

Pest Control - Termites

It doesn't matter where you live, unfortunately termites can be a big problem in homes in Australia. The not so little colony of small ants can literally take over your home and create huge structural problems and cost you a fortune! We have found some helpful information and these wood eating creatures which will help you identify if you have a termite issue as well as aid to prevent any further damage from occuring.
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