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Tips to buy in a hot market

With home buyers now facing strong demand, few properties to select from and intense competition, we’ve compiled a few tips from expert home buyers on how to buy in a hot property market.Be well preparedAt the moment there is a real mix of buyers in the market, from frustrated... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 09 Apr 2021 0
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How to make a great first impression at your open home

Just mentioning the words ‘Open Home’ to some people is enough to send them into a mild panic. But with a little forward planning and the right information, you can quickly turn the stress into confidence and excitement knowing your home is showtime ready.Think of the Open Home as a job... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 03 Apr 2021 0
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Will the end of JobKeeper derail the housing boom?

With JobKeeper, loan repayment deferrals, rental moratoriums and other COVID-19 support measures about to end, how will the housing market, which is performing well nationally, be affected?The answer is that it will likely have minimal overall impact on the housing market, according to... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 26 Mar 2021 0
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Moving house? Avoid these common mistakes

Even if you’ve moved many times and think you’ve got it down pat, there are bound to be a few things you neglect to organise in the madness and mayhem that tends to precede a move. This is generally exacerbated for first time movers.There’s no doubt that moving is... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 19 Mar 2021 0
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What buyers want in a post-COVID world

COVID-19 has changed what we want from our homes. And the proof is in the most searched for keywords on realestate.com.au and what buyers are telling agents they are looking for. If you’re in the market to sell, it is important to be aware of what your target buyer is looking for so your... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 12 Mar 2021 0
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Decluttering tips from the ‘organisation king’

Do you have a room in your house or a garage that’s filled to the brim with ‘stuff’ you have collected over the years and just can’t bear to part with? Or perhaps clutter is invading more corners of your home than you would like to admit. If so, you’re not alone.... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 06 Mar 2021 0
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Preparing your home for an autumn sale

Timing the sale of your property can make all the difference. Many people assume the warmer months, especially Spring, are the best time to sell, but in truth, all seasons have their advantages. And Autumn is up there with having a significant number of benefits.Here are 4 reasons that... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 28 Feb 2021 0
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The benefits of story-telling when selling property

As human beings we all love a good story. But by story, we are not just referring to the kind told in a book, on the stage or in a movie. Stories are a part of everyday life, whether or not we realise it.If you were asked to recall the date of the best holiday you have ever had and the... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 20 Feb 2021 0
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The lowdown on refinancing in the current climate

With interest rates lower than we have ever seen before and lenders scrambling for our business, now is a great time to consider refinancing your mortgage if you’re not getting the best deal from your lender. However, given these times of uncertainty, there are a few important things you... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 12 Feb 2021 0
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The top 5 property Q&A’s for the 1st half of 2021

Now that we have all put 2020 behind us, it seems Australians in general are keen to move forward. And, as a nation, we’re not sitting idle waiting to see what happens. In fact this year, market activity has ramped up much earlier than it normally does post the Christmas/New Year period... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 05 Feb 2021 0