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How To Pet-Proof Your Home

Whether you’re buying, renovating or building a new home, you’ll want to keep in mind your feline and canine companions. If your pet will be indoors with you some or all of the time, you’ll want to take steps to prolong the longevity and attractiveness of your...

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The Best Time to Buy

When is the right time of year to buy a home? If you’ve pondered this question, chances are that you are serious about buying and getting your foot on the ladder. Research has shown that the seasons and the weather they bring have a definite impact on the housing...

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5 Surprising Hacks For Saving Power In Your Home

Every year Australian households could be saving hundreds of dollars on their power bills.  Here are a few simple tricks that Nectar recommends to try in your own home - some may surprise you! 1) Don't overcharge your devices Rest easy whilst charging your phone!...

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What investment strategy is right for you?

When it comes to property investment, there are two key paths you can follow. Either a long-term capital growth focus or a strategy with a positive cash flow focus. Although possible, it is rare to find an investment property that achieves both. So before...

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The step-by-step guide to budgeting in 2018

Now that Christmas is over, and the holiday season is out of the way, it’s the perfect time to get your finances back under control. But it’s now post-Christmas and nearing the end of March, making it the perfect time to get a foot hold on your financial situation. So...

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5 Secrets To Successful House Flipping

‘Flipping’ is a term that has received a lot of media coverage recently. With all the media hype it may seem like everyone is getting in on the action. However recent CoreLogic reports reveal ‘flipping’ may not be as popular as portrayed, with flipped dwellings down...

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5 Ways To Keep Your Lawn Perfect This Year

There’s nothing like the smell and appearance of a freshly cut lawn, yet no matter how much you trim and water the grass, you can’t seem to get it just right. Follow these 5 lawn hacks to have your neighbours in envy of your fresh, lush lawn. Trim to the...

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Buying Off The Plan Property Is Going To Get Harder

A federal government plan to plug a multibillion-dollar revenue hole will make life harder for off-the-plan buyers and mum and dad developers, property experts have warned. When GST (1/11th of the purchase price) is paid on a newly built property, it’s the developer’s...

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Is now the perfect time to downsize my home?

With house prices rising rapidly around the country it’s no surprise you may be considering downsizing to a more manageable property.

Like anything, there are pros and cons to downsizing, which should be considered before calling the real estate agent.

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A Thief-Proof Garage

Want to make sure your car is safe and sound while you’re away over the holidays? An Italian company has designed a high-tech garage that will challenge even the most skilful of thieves.

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