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  • 4 things to consider when installing a deck

    Article written by Emma Wheaton and published on Realestate.com 01 MAR 2017 Click here to access full article Adding a deck can bring so much value to your home, especially in Australia where outdoor living reigns supreme. Whether a smaller side deck, pool decking or a big, classic back verandah, … Read more

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  • What property investors really need to retire on

    Article written by Danielle Cahill and published on Realestate.com 26 SEP 2017 Click here to access to original article This article does not constitute financial advice. Ray White Drysdale strongly recommends you speak with a trusted accountant or financial adviser. Many people invest in property to create enough wealth to … Read more

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  • How to freshen up an investment property

    Article written by Melanie Hearse and published 25 AUG 2017 on Realestate.com Click here to view full article Is your investment property about to hit the rental market again? That makes it a great time for an inexpensive facelift. Depending on your tenants, rental properties can take a serious hammering, … Read more

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  • How many properties does it take to retire comfortably?

    Article written by Kieran Clair and published on Realestate.com 12 September 2017 Click here to view full article WHEN it comes to real estate investors, those with multi-property portfolios aren’t that common, but it’s just as important to know when to stop as when to start. According to CoreLogic analysis … Read more

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  • News alert – New reforms designed to make renting fairer

    Consumer Affairs Victoria have released an article on their website regarding Rental Reforms. Article from Consumer Affairs below More than one in four Victorians rent their home, a number that is increasing as it becomes more difficult for many people to buy property. The Victorian Government has announced an initial … Read more

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  • Changes to Rental Legislation

    There has been a recent news article titled “Victorian tenants given right to have a pet under sweeping changes to rental laws” which was published 8th October 2017 on ABC News Website. Consumer Affairs Victoria website regarding new legislation (here) advises the following “Following consultation on the options, the Victorian … Read more

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  • Spring property market predictions

    Article written by Nerida Conisbee Published on realestate.com 01 SEP 2017 Click here for full article The days are getting longer and sunnier and if you are looking to buy or sell, the start of the warmer weather signals the start of peak selling season. So, what can we expect … Read more

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  • They’re back! First home buyers jump back in to the market

    FIRST home buyers have made a bold return to the property market after months on the sidelines — and they didn’t even need to be enticed by government incentives. The latest report from the Real Estate Institute of Australia and Adelaide Bank reveals the number of first time buyers increased … Read more

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  • Victorian parents to the rescue in ‘broken’ property market

    THE “Bank of Mum and Dad” is now the nation’s fifth largest mortgage lender after the big four banks, according to new research. The data from financial comparison website Mozo.com.au reveals 29 per cent of Australian families offer financial help to their kids, lending an average amount of $64,206. As … Read more

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  • Property: renting vs selling

    So, you’ve just bought a new house and you’re wrapped and excited to move in. It’s no doubt bigger or better than your previous home and you’re looking forward to your new lifestyle. But what to do with your existing home? Sell, or rent it out? Financially speaking, the best … Read more

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