Category Archives: Property Tips

The value of open homes when you’re not looking to buy

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 21st, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Australia is a nation obsessed with property. We love to see how other people live, and many of us even go so far as to regularly check out property listings online, even if we’re not in the market to buy a property ourselves. But what do you do when a property takes your fancy? Is […]

Why you should wait before you renovate

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 19th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Just moved into a new home and keen to get out the sledge and hammer? While it can be tempting to renovate a property as soon as you move into it, it may be a wiser move to bide your time. Get to know what works and what doesn’t You never really know a home […]

3 things to ignore on your property hunt

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 5th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Most buyers have a mile long list of all of the things they absolutely should pay attention to while on the hunt for their dream property, but there are also a few little known things that should be ignored, if possible. Ugly colour schemes While the colour of a room may be the first thing […]

The pros and cons of living in an apartment over a house

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 22nd, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Living in a big house with a white picket fence out front isn’t for everyone. For one, buying a house is expensive, particular if you live in Sydney or Melbourne, and it can also be a lot of hard work to keep it well maintained. But is living in a smaller property like an apartment […]

4 easy ways to make your rental property more appealing

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 20th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Looking to achieve maximum rental return on your investment property and not sure where to begin? There are quite a few things you can do to help make a rental more appealing and you don’t need to spend a fortune. Try focusing on some key elements that renters are looking for to help get your […]

Should you sell via auction in a cooling market?

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 15th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Deciding whether to sell by auction or private treaty is a common conundrum for home sellers, particularly when the property market is softening. Auctions are often a no-brainer during boom times, when strong buyer competition and the fear of missing out helps ramp up buyer’s bids, however they can prove to be an effective method […]

How to know if you should knockdown and rebuild your home

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 13th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Looking to bring an older home into the future but aren’t sure whether to remodel or knock the whole place down and start again? It might seem a shame to knock down an older building, particularly if it holds memories or is still in decent condition, however sometimes it makes more sense to rebuild a […]

5 ways to get your garden ready for winter

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 6th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Dreaming of a beautiful garden to escape to in winter? Spending time in the garden doesn’t need to be reserved for just summer and spring. In Australia we are blessed with relatively warm winter climates that mean we can enjoy a garden in winter that not just survives, but thrives as well. Even if your […]

What are downsizers looking for?

Posted by Terry Hansen on April 24th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Downsizing has become an increasing trend in many parts of the country, particularly in areas that have seen large increases in value in the past few years. People downsize for a number of reasons, it might be to free up their finances, for a lifestyle change, or to enjoy a property that is fuss-free. Downsizers […]

4 easy ways to make your rental property more appealing

Posted by Terry Hansen on April 20th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Looking to achieve maximum rental return on your investment property and not sure where to begin? There are quite a few things you can do to help make a rental more appealing and you don’t need to spend a fortune. Try focusing on some key elements that renters are looking for to help get your […]

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