Category Archives: Property Tips

Tips to help you sell by Christmas

Posted by Terry Hansen on December 2nd, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
boxing day

There’s just over 3 weeks until Santa pays us all a visit, meaning time is running out for those who want to secure a property sale by Christmas Day. If your property is currently on the market and you don’t want its sale hanging over your head during the holidays then there are some things […]

5 ways to future proof your home renovation

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 13th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
floor plan

With the rising cost of property across the country many people are choosing instead to stay put and renovate the home they already have. Renovating or rebuilding can be just as costly of an endeavour though, and it’s important that any work that gets done will last for many years – after all homeowners don’t […]

Is home solar worth the investment?

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 8th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
solar-system

With household energy costs continuing to rise and climate change becoming an increasing concern, it’s no wonder a growing number of households are looking at utilising solar power. However while there are a number of benefits to having solar, it might not be the best solution for everyone. Look at your roof Australia’s sunny climate […]

Should you take out LMI or keep saving?

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 4th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
property prices

Want to get into the property market but struggling to save for that 20 per cent deposit you need? Then LMI, or Lender’s Mortgage Insurance, is likely on your radar.  What is LMI? Essentially, LMI is insurance paid by a borrower to protect their lender. It covers a lender in case the borrower can’t make […]

Where to compromise when renovating

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 23rd, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
floor plan

Anyone who has renovated a home before will know that it’s hard to know where to draw the line on the amount of work that needs to be done. When people imagine a better home for themselves they tend to want it all – a bigger kitchen, more luxurious bathroom and more bedrooms and living […]

Is your home ready for trick or treaters?

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 21st, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
halloween

While Halloween hasn’t always been celebrated in Australia, it seems that each and every year more costumed wizards, superheros and fairies can be seen wandering around the streets. For safety reasons many parents prefer to take their kids along to organised Halloween events such as the St Marys Trick or Treat Trail, but if you […]

5 things to do before applying for a home loan

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 14th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
bank

Finding your dream property can be tricky, but it can be just as hard finding the most suitable home loan too. Getting approval from a lender can be a stressful process, particularly if you’ve already made an offer on a home and time is of the essence. Once your details are in the hands of […]

5 home maintenance tasks to complete by summer

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 2nd, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
pool

As we head into the warmer months of the year it’s time to start thinking about checking off a few annual household maintenance tasks. A few simple chores will keep your home comfortable and get it ready for the onslaught of heat that’s to come. Inspect air-cons and fans – Once the air-conditioner gets turned […]

How trees can affect the value of your property (for good and bad)

Posted by Terry Hansen on September 25th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
house

Who doesn’t love a large tree in their yard? It can provide much-needed shade on a hot day, block out the neighbours and be generally pleasant to look at too. There’s no questioning that trees can add value to properties for a variety of reasons, however the wrong kind of tree can turn a dreamy […]

How to narrow down your property search

Posted by Terry Hansen on September 18th, 2019 in Property Tips | No Comments
suburbs

While some people may have a hard time finding just one property they’re interested in buying, others are faced with the problem of wanting too many. If you have been trawling through property websites and have saved 20 or more properties that you could genuinely see yourself buying, then you probably need to whittle down […]

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