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What renovations will add value to my property?

What renovations will add value to my property?
Date: 22 August 2014

Owning your very own property means being the boss. When you were renting, you were at the mercy of what your landlord would and wouldn't allow. However, as a property owner yourself, anything from painting the outside of your home a brand new colour to installing a pool is at your disposal.

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Is obtaining a reverse mortgage right for me?

Is obtaining a reverse mortgage right for me?
Date: 21 August 2014

Taking out a mortgage is typically a financial burden homeowners must shoulder for a number of years. However, a mortgage can also be a boon to your bank account if you take out the reverse variety.

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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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