Taking Advantage of the Unprecedented Ascent: 3 Tips for Fetching a High Price for Your Property

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The price of real estate in Australia has continued to soar in recent years. Sydney's median real estate value hit $1.15 million in 2017 after rising 13.1% during the first three months of the year. With real estate fetching high prices, now is a good time to sell if you've been thinking about doing so for some time now. An experienced real estate agent can help you price your property and list it on the market.

17 May 2017

How to Avoid Spending Money Unnecessarily on Building Reports

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Throughout much of Australia, many aspiring home buyers are unnecessarily buying building reports for homes that they simply can't afford. By the time buyers find out that the home is out of their budget, they've already spent $500 to $1,000 on the building report. To avoid wasting money in this kind of situation, there are key steps you should take. 1. Do Your Own Price Investigations The above scenario usually happens when buyers are looking at a property that is going up for auction.

17 May 2017

Selling Your Home: 3 Tips for a Quick Sale

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If you are planning to sell a property, you make be worried about getting the best price or a quick sale. Below are three things you can do to ensure you get the best deal when you sell your home. Stage your home Staging is the name given to the process of arranging your home so that it has an increased appeal to prospective buyers who come to view it. By setting up furniture, hanging pictures and laying out ornaments and accessories, you can create a look and vibe which entices a prospective buyer to imagine themselves living in the property and making it their home.

16 May 2017

4 Tips for Moving Your Book Collection When You Change Houses

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When people think of tough things to pack and transport during a home removal, they typically picture items such as delicate vases and large pieces of furniture. However, a large book collection can actually be one of the trickiest items. A couple of books might be nothing to worry about, but a collection can add some real weight, and books are vulnerable to damage from moisture as well as quite easy to rip.

16 May 2017

Cockroaches in the Coffeemaker: How Cockroaches Can Damage Your Household Appliances

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Finding a solitary cockroach roaming about your kitchen at night is a portent of a likely infestation. If the cockroach is of the German variety, which despite its name, likely originated in Southeast Asia, you would be wise to plan an immediate but temporary, clear out of your kitchen and its appliances. Where there is one German cockroach there are likely to be others because your kitchen clearly has a desirable environment.

11 May 2017

What to Look For in Residential Security Screens

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Security screens have some advantages over security bars in that they don't look as industrial and prison-like and may allow someone inside the home easier egress in case of fire or other emergency. Security doors are also good for when you want to open the inside door and let in light and air while still keeping your home protected. When you are ready to shop for security screens, note a few details to look for so you know you get the right choice.

8 May 2017

Two Steps to Take Before You Put Your Home Up for Sale

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Most people who wish to sell their current homes don't want to wait several months to attract a buyer. If this is the case for you, it's worth doing a little bit of preparatory work before listing your house for sale. Read on to find out more about the steps you'll need to take to get your property primed and ready for viewings. Make a good first impression It's a widely known fact that sprucing up your property before you advertise it is an effective way to increase your chances of getting a quick sale.

8 May 2017