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  • 6 of the most useless home items you probably own

    Alexandra O’Brien 30 SEP 2019 There’s no doubt about it – we’re all guilty of holding onto useless items around the house that never see the light of day or just collect dust. It’s time to go all Marie Kondo and end this cycle now. While it might be a … Read more

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  • TIPS FOR RENTING WITH PETS

    We’ve got our five tips for how to find a rental property when you have pets. Have a pet reference If you have a good relationship with your neighbor and they love your pet, ask them to provide a reference vouching for your pet’s behavior. Having this reference is always … Read more

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  • Our guide to decluttering and cleaning your garage

    Presented by ecostore 30 SEP 2019 Sadly, it’s a fact that often garages are an easy dumping ground for just about anything. We tend to neglect them for months, if not years. Sound familiar? Before you quickly shut the proverbial garage door on the clutter (don’t worry, we’re all guilty!) now … Read more

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  • YOUR INVESTMENT HOME GUIDE IN AUSTRALIA – PART 1

    Thinking about investing in property, but don’t know exactly what you should be considering? This guide will help you to determine the best options for your needs. Do you know if you want to invest for capital gains down the track, allowing you to use the home as a holiday … Read more

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  • ANSWERING 4 KEY QUESTIONS ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S COOLING HOUSING MARKET

    During January 2018 the average Australian home value fell by 0.3 per cent, and Sydney’s dropped by 0.9 per cent, according to CoreLogic. With those numbers in mind it seems the housing market may in fact be cooling for now. The media coverage of this has tended towards hyperbole, with many … Read more

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  • The A-Z of items to not forget in your first home

    Erinna Giblin 25 SEP 2019 Getting into your first home can be one of life’s most exciting events. But it can also be somewhat daunting with everything your new life entails – including all the items you’ll need. We’ve compiled the ultimate A-Z list of all the things you’ll need … Read more

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  • Clifton Springs named in regional Victoria’s top property hot spots

    Peter Farago 23 OCT 2019 A BELLARINE Peninsula town has been named among regional Victoria’s top property hot spots, according to new house price data. Clifton Springs house prices jumped 5.4 per cent in the September quarter, according to the Real Estate Institute of Victoria Quarterly Median Price report, leading … Read more

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  • Bellarine now permanently protected from overdevelopment

    October 31, 2019 BY Rebecca Adam THE Bellarine Peninsula is now permanently protected from overdevelopment thanks to strengthened planning controls brought in by the Labor Government. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne earlier this week declared the region a Distinctive Area and Landscape under the Planning and Environment Act 1987. The declaration – … Read more

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  • DIY prep we’re tempted to skip, but definitely shouldn’t

    At the risk of sounding like your Year 11 English teacher, a job well done is all in the preparation you put in. It was true back in high school and it’s true of your next DIY job, too. Michael Duffy, former Blockhead and expert on all things renovation, admits … Read more

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