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Renting your home: Long-term versus short-term leases

Renting your home: Long-term versus short-term leases
Date: 20 August 2014

Whether it's a holiday home on the coast or an inner-city apartment in a state capital, one issue you'll need to figure out as the owner of an investment property is whether to use long-term or short-term leases when renting out your home.

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3 home factors every growing family should watch for

3 home factors every growing family should watch for
Date: 19 August 2014

When it comes to something as sizeable as a house, it's important to make sure your purchase today will make sense tomorrow. After all, you may have found a sleek little loft in the inner city that calls your name, but if you're married and looking to grow your family, you'll need a home that can grow with you and accommodate a larger brood.

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Tackling maintenance as a tenant

Tackling maintenance as a tenant
Date: 18 August 2014

Whether it's a brand new home or an apartment that has seen plenty of renters in the past, property requires maintenance. Paint jobs, floor cleanings, lighting fixture repairs - all this and more comes as part of the deal for property buyers. However, if you're renting a home, you may wonder where you fit in.

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Future-proof your downsizing decision

Future-proof your downsizing decision
Date: 18 August 2014

Downsizing into a smaller property can be an excellent way to save money and become the proud owner of a home that actually suits your current lifestyle. However, making the move from one home to another is a big commitment, and the last thing you want to do is buy a new home that might not fit your needs down the line.

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Becoming a landlord? Make your home more enticing

Becoming a landlord? Make your home more enticing
Date: 16 August 2014

Congratulations, you've just become the proud owner of an investment property!

Chances are you put a lot of thought into the location of your new home, from its proximity to public transport to what amenities are in the area.

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