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10 reasons for a Veggie Patch

8 June 2024

 

 

 

Cultivating value

 

In real estate, adding value to a property often involves renovations, landscaping, or strategic marketing. However, there’s an often-overlooked gem that … Read the full post »

Immigration and deferring blame

27 May 2024

 

The blame game

 

Immigration and deferring blame seem to be a sport for government and media outlets. Large societal players can manipulate … Read the full post »

6 Rights and Responsibilities of a flatmate

20 May 2024

 

 

Read the lease

 

In Victoria, you have both rights and responsibilities to uphold as a flatmate. In Victoria, residential tenancy agreements (leases) are … Read the full post »

Real estate data collection security

13 May 2024

 

Being forced to disclose

 

Real estate data collection security is the responsibility of several parties within an organisation. From collecting sensitive rental application … Read the full post »

Victoria’s property market is lagging compared to the rest of Australia

29 April 2024

 

 

Victoria’s loss is other states’ gains

 

Victoria’s property market is lagging compared to the rest of Australia, which may be explained by changes … Read the full post »

Lift the Lid and prioritise mental health post Bondi and Wakely

23 April 2024

 

 

 

 

Lift the Lid and support mental health

 

Lift the Lid is a charity that raises money for mental health and is part … Read the full post »

10 Non-standard mortgages that might suit your needs

15 April 2024

 

 

One size does not fit all

 

Non-standard mortgages might suit your needs when you are not a typical borrower. Not all borrowers … Read the full post »

Graves are more expensive than luxury properties

8 April 2024

 

 

The strange economics of graves

 

Graves are more expensive than luxury properties and getting more expensive as land becomes scarcer. In the … Read the full post »

7 things to prepare your home for electric cars

2 April 2024

 

The electric car at home

 

The 7 things to prepare your home for electric cars in Victoria are handy if you are considering … Read the full post »

10 points to examine for Victoria’s rental crisis

25 March 2024

 

Distressing for everyone

 

There are most likely more than 10 points to examine for Victoria’s rental crisis but this is what agents are … Read the full post »

Disclosing murders as material facts in property sales and leasing

11 March 2024

 
 

 

Current events have led to questions about disclosing material facts

 

Disclosing murders as material facts in property sales and leasing seem to … Read the full post »

Do you know about ‘And/or Nominee’ in Victoria?

4 March 2024

‘And/or Nominee’ in Victoria?

 

When you buy

 

Knowing about ‘and/or nominee’ in Victoria could be of great value to some purchasers. In the realm of property transactions, the phrase ‘and/or nominee’ has … Read the full post »

Should you buy or rent in Victoria now?

26 February 2024

 

 

Should you buy or rent in Victoria now?

 

Whether you buy or rent in Victoria now is a real question as competition and … Read the full post »

Capital gains tax and rentvesting

19 February 2024

 

 

 

Understanding Capital gains tax for your bottom line

 

Capital gains tax (CGT) and rentvesting go hand in hand. In Australia is a … Read the full post »

EWRE 2023 Season’s Greetings

12 December 2023

 

 

A time to reflect on 2023

 

The end of every year is a time of reflection. We delight in goals achieved and revisit … Read the full post »

Buying into a development

27 November 2023

 

 

The development processes

 

Buying into a development will be more common as Australian cities grow. What is often not discussed is the developer … Read the full post »

Aged care – Selling or keeping your family home?

20 November 2023

 

 

As we age

 

Australia has an aging population and aged care property decisions are silent battles for many families. As we progress through … Read the full post »

5 tips for selling units and townhouses

12 November 2023

 

 

Tips for selling your apartment or townhouse can amount to thousands of dollars lost or gained. Clearly, achieving the best price … Read the full post »

The Block auctions

6 November 2023

 

Spotlight on auctions

 

The Block auctions provide insight into how all auctions work. Property renovating and design are a form of personal expression. … Read the full post »

Part of Frankston’s History

30 October 2023

 

 

 

1968

 

Part of Frankston’s history is the trail-blazing owner of 5 Golconda … Read the full post »

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