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Is your deck ready for the cooler months?

Is your deck ready for the cooler months?
Date: 3 February 2016

It’s been a long, hot summer and, with Christmas and all the associated entertaining behind you, it’s time to take a look at your long-suffering deck. Caring for your home's deck before the weather turns cooler can actually make it much easier to enjoy when summer rolls back around again. When it comes to deck maintenance, it’s like the old adage – a stitch in time saves nine!
 

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: autumn, care, cooler, deck, estate, first, months, national, preparation, prepare, real, timber, wooden

Real estate profits soar through the roof for September quarter

Real estate profits soar through the roof for September quarter
Date: 19 January 2016

A release by CoreLogic shows that a large portion of real estate sales made a profit last quarter. Take a look at what this means for you.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: corelogic, house prices, property market, real estate profit

Ray Ellis says taxing family home profits 'thin end of the wedge'

Ray Ellis says taxing family home profits 'thin end of the wedge'
Date: 12 January 2016

The chief executive of Australia’s largest independent real estate network, Ray Ellis, has criticised a plan to tax profits on the sale of family homes worth over $2 million, saying it could be the ‘thin edge of the wedge’.

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2015 was the year of green building!

2015 was the year of green building!
Date: 16 December 2015

Let's look back upon 2015 and reflect on all the landmark moments in real estate and green building worldwide! The future is bright green, too.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: building, energy efficiency, environment, green building, sustainability

Could a cash rate reduction be on the cards?

Could a cash rate reduction be on the cards?
Date: 11 December 2015

For most people, buying a home is no small decision - in fact, it could very well by the biggest purchase they ever make.

With this in mind, anyone would want to snatch up a mortgage when interest rates are low to save as much as they can. This is when cash rate decision becomes a major factor.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: buying, cash rate, interest rates, mortgage, property market, retail
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