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  • The Ins and Outs of Home Loan Approval

    Making offers on property without without home loan pre-approval is like filling a trolley at the supermarket without any money to pay for it. While you may be lucky, there’s a good chance that your bank will decline to finance your purchase after you’ve made an offer, leaving you in a … Read more

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  • Four Must-Know Tips for Beginner Property Investors

    There are 2.03 million property investors in Australia, most of whom only own one property, according to CoreLogic. If you count yourself amongst this group, or you’re looking to purchase an investment soon, you’ll face several challenges before the money starts rolling in. Improve your chances of success and make … Read more

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  • Leading network warns “don’t forget the past”

    ​INDUSTRY veteran Brian White, chairman of Australasia’s largest property group the family owned Ray White, slammed the now public insight into federal policy-makers thinking during the last election, warning “don’t forget the past”. His comments come in the wake of recently released documents which contained Treasury advice to the government … Read more

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  • Selling at Auction: Here’s what you need to know before the big day

    In the first week of December alone 3,353 auctions occurred in Australia’s capital cities. CoreLogic’s analysis shows that there’s a reason so many properties are sold this way – in hot markets auctioned homes sell for hundreds of thousands more on average than those sold by private treaty. Despite that … Read more

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  • Sink or Swim – 6 Secrets of Seaside Style

    SINK OR SWIM? 6 SECRETS OF SEASIDE STYLE Original content from The Home Around 85% of Australians live within 50km of the coast, so it’s no surprise that seaside style has special place in our hearts. It’s an aesthetic that resonates on so many levels; it salutes our natural environment, … Read more

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  • Capital City Housing Market Trends in 2018

    House prices in Australia have increased by 6556 per cent since the 1960s, an average of over 8 per cent a year, according to BIS data. This constitutes one of the largest house price upswings of all time. However, the OECD has recommended that the Reserve Bank begin tightening monetary policy … Read more

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  • Country Style

    COUNTRY STYLE As the frangipanis start spilling their tropical scent onto the streets and the warmth of the sun tempts us into our first ocean swim of the year, we plough through our to do lists with a spring in our step knowing that summer is just around the corner. … Read more

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  • 2027 and Beyond: How will our homes change in the future?

    2027 AND BEYOND: HOW WILL OUR HOMES CHANGE IN THE FUTURE? In 1965 the co-founder of chip-maker Intel, Gordon Moore, wrote an article for Electronics Magazine. He made a claim that was widely considered to be absurd at the time – that the number of transistors on computer chips would … Read more

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  • Summer Spritz

    SUMMER SPRITZ Feature image: westelm.com.au Chin, chin. Kampai. Salud. Cheers! However you say it, here’s cheers to summer and here’s cheers to creating fabulous cocktails and mocktails at home. But before you build your drink, consider building a bar cart – a place where your barware, spirits and specialty glasses can … Read more

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