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Rules with Pets in a Property

Pets are a large part of our lives and most of us can’t live without them. However, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities around having a pet in a property. Here we have 3 common questions home owners often have when purchasing or leasing out a property and having pets.
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Buying

4 jobs you need to do after a renovation

The contractors have gone home and your renovation is done and dusted – or is it? Your job isn’t over just yet…
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Lifestyle

10 common cleaning mistakes you’re probably making and how to avoid them

Cleaning the house is a time when you want to work smarter, not harder. There are certain habits that might be doubling the amount of time (and grime) you spend tidying up.
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Buying

From our Mortgage Broker | October 2020

In this current environment of record low interest rates, we are starting to see a lot of clients moving to principle and interest (P+I)- repayments on their investment loans. Currently, I am seeing 70% of investor clients taking out P+I loans.
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Lifestyle

Pets now allowed in Sydney apartments as blanket ban on animals lifted by NSW Court of Appeal

Great news for pet owners as the NSW Court of Appeal has just overturned the right of apartment buildings to pass by-laws prohibiting animals. This means that apartment buildings in NSW will now not be allowed to have a blanket ban on pets!
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Lifestyle

Eco-friendly ways to keep your home cool in summer

Cooling your home over the summer months doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are many cost effective and more eco-friendly solutions you can use to help cool down your home and protect the environment at the same time.
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Lifestyle

Does your backyard need some TLC?

It’s no secret, to landscape a backyard these days can almost cost an arm and leg! And while it is completely worth every cent to have the backyard and outdoor space you have always dreamt of, there are small improvements you can do yourself at just a fraction of the cost. With the weather heating up, if you have been wanting to make some small changes to your backyard or outdoor area, now is the perfect time to get it all done before summer and the festive season begins.
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Lifestyle

Wondering how to entertain the kids these school holidays?

Stumped on how to entertain the kids these school holidays and not spend a fortune? We are very lucky in NSW that our COVID restrictions at the moment still gives us the freedom to take the kids to most play centres, parks and the beach etc.
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Selling

Easy weekend jobs to prepare your home for sale

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to moving home. But if you need to sell before you buy, you’ll have to get your own property looking its best first. The days are getting longer and warmer, so there are more hours on the weekend to tackle the jobs you might’ve put off during winter. Now is the ideal time to give your home a facelift – especially if you want to make the most of the spring auctions.
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Buying

What to look for when inspecting a property

Attending an open for inspection can be a daunting task for anyone, no matter how experienced they are. We can get caught up in all the amazing features the property offers and forget about checking for potential downsides as well.
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Buying

Tips for moving homes with a pet

Moving homes can be an exciting yet nervous and sometimes stressful process for us, and our beloved pets are no different. Cats and dogs particularly can find moving house to be a stressful experience as they are familiar with their current everyday environment and look upon it as their ‘space’ or ‘territory’.
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Buying

Thinking of selling this Spring?

Thinking of selling your property? Spring might just be the perfect time to do so. In real estate, its very commonly believed that spring is the best time of the year to sell. With the sun shining and flowers blooming, this not only makes your property look its best but more potential buyers are more willing to attend open inspections in the warmer weather. However, its also important to remember there will be lots of competition on the market due to this.
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