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Do NOT sell your property off market

Do NOT sell your property off market

The Gold Coast property market is absolutely on fire at the writing of this article, with buyers certainly out weighting the number of properties coming to the market. We thought it would be important now, more than ever to discuss the pros and cons of selling your property off market. <p...

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Importance of the Right Marketing

Importance of the Right Marketing

The first time potential buyers are introduced to your property is through marketing. This all important introduction will heavily impact the sale of your property and is key to achieving success. Many owners will disregard the importance of good marketing. We quite often get questions...

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Tax time is fast approaching

Tax time is fast approaching

ATO Tax Guide Rental Properties.pdf

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Why now is time to buy an investment property

Why now is time to buy an investment property

According to the recent REIQ reports, house prices softened in 2019 but are beginning to make a resurgence in 2020 as markets rebound from the scare of having negative gearing removed in the mid year election. If you have been thinking about purchasing an investment property, now has never bee...

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Why you should get your home appraised by a professional.

Why you should get your home appraised by a professional.

The real estate market can change rapidly. Trying to stay on top of all the incoming information out there is a full-time job! Understandably, that can make it hard to stay up-to-date with the true value of your home and where it sits in the market. While there are many online resource...

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Find the Right Agent - 6 Need to Know Tips

Find the Right Agent - 6 Need to Know Tips

During our lives we buy and sell a lot of things, but there are very few things we buy and sell that are worth more than a property. Whether you are selling your lifetime home or an investment property, finding and choosing a real estate agent is a big decision. <...

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Presenting your Home to Sell

Presenting your Home to Sell

There&rsquo;s an old saying &ndash; &lsquo;first impressions last&rsquo; &ndash; and nothing could be truer when it comes to presenting your property for sale. That means a tidy and presentable interior and exterior, as many people will drive-by before deciding whether to inspect it on open da...

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Renovating for Profit - 6 Tips

Renovating for Profit - 6 Tips

Renovating for profit is a tricky thing these days. It's not as simple as slapping on a new, fresh, coat of paint. It's about adding simple value and functionality for your buyers. Here are six renovation tips to set you up for success. &nbsp; 1. Resea...

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5 Reasons to Use a Property Manager

5 Reasons to Use a Property Manager

Property management protects your investment Chances are you are looking to maximize the profit from your investments as well as maintain and increase the value of your properties. Here are some reasons why you should hire a property manager: &nbsp; 1. You&rsquo;ll M...

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How much is Stamp duty in Queensland

How much is Stamp duty in Queensland

All Australian States and Territories charge stamp duty on the purchase of some residential property and Queensland is no different. But unlike some parts of the country, how much you&rsquo;ll pay depends on whether you&rsquo;re buying as an owner/occupier or investor. Then again, if y...

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How to refinance your home loan to buy an investment property

How to refinance your home loan to buy an investment property

If you&rsquo;re looking to buy an investment property and have equity in your own home, refinancing your home loan could be the best way to fund your purchase.&nbsp; We show you how it works. Why refinance your existing home loan? Usu...

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How to Save for your First Home

How to Save for your First Home

1. Work out what you want to buy Buying your first home is usually about working out what you can compromise on. To find the answer to that, you&rsquo;ll need to know what&rsquo;s most important to you in a property. For instance, if you want to be close to work, are you prepared to ...

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20 Essentials for New Home Owners

20 Essentials for New Home Owners

Being a homeowner can be exciting and fun at times, with lots of freedom to make it your own space but it also comes with responsibilities. When something breaks, it&rsquo;s not an easy call to a landlord to fix it. You&rsquo;re the one in charge of any repairs, maintenance, finances, and impr...

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8 Steps to Buying Property

8 Steps to Buying Property

Are you looking to buy a house? Perhaps you are looking to buy a unit or townhouse? Whatever property you are buying, if this is your first time doing so; make sure you are equipped with the knowledge and skill set to make the right decisions. After all, buying a house or any other property is...

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Complete Guide for Seller's

Complete Guide for Seller's

Here is everything you need to know when it comes to the selling process for Queensland real estate. From the first twinkle of an idea that you might sell to the settlement date can be a long time when you're selling property in Queensland. There is so much to cover and so many parties...

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What & How to deal with Multiple Offers

What & How to deal with Multiple Offers

A multiple offer occurs when more than one prospective buyer makes an offer on a property by submitting a Contract of Sale. Multiple offers often happen in a seller&rsquo;s market when competition for residential property is greatest and there are more buyers than ther...

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Feng-shui for your bedroom

Feng-shui for your bedroom

Feng shui is an ancient Chinese practice that some say dates back over 6,000 years; the literal translation of the words are wind (feng) and water (shui). Wind and water are associated with good health in Chinese culture, so good feng shui is associated with good fortune. Meanwhile, ba...

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