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TO SELL OR RENT | Can you financially afford to sell?

September 2018 | Troy McGuane

TO SELL OR RENT?

In today’s real estate market, when selling your home, it can feel like you have limited options. Values are just beginning to rise, and buyers can be picky. If you are able to sell your home – go for it! This is the best option.

But what if you can’t financially afford to sell?

The answer is to … Read the full post »

SPRING | The big selling season

September 2018 | Troy McGuane
You’re thinking of selling. Spring, the big selling season, is almost here and you know that is when your property will look its best. The garden – whether yours, a neighbour’s or the strata body’s – will be at its prime and the warm sun on ground creates a sense of excitement.

But just … Read the full post »

SELLING | When is the best time of year?

July 2018 |Troy McGuane

When selling your property, timing can be imperative to a successful outcome.

Most will tell you that there is no better time to sell than in Spring,  we are here to tell you that we agree.

Why, do you ask? August, September and October still has the market demand but there is less stock available, … Read the full post »

Your guide to moving out of a rental property

If you plan on cleaning the rental property you are moving out of yourself, here are some tips to ensure you don’t miss anything!
Kitchen
Clean all cupboards (inside and out)
Wash all countertops and surfaces
Clean inside and outside of oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, defrost freezer (if supplied)
Clean cooktop, grill and rangehood
Clean sink and taps (including descaling)
Clean windows, window sills/tracks,
 Window and door frames and fly … Read the full post »

Air BnB – Things to Consider

1. Bad guests
In an ideal world, all guests would be neat, polite and respectful. However renting a room or house on Airbnb can be much like running a hotel, you will always get some people who are never happy.
You must be prepared for the small group of guests who are entitled, rude in exchanges, and unrealistic. Some will expect that you attend their every request 24/7

2. Bad reviews
Reviews are crucial … Read the full post »

Housing Demand Hotspots Uncovered – Propertyology

Contrary to general belief, population growth is not the biggest influence on property prices – far from it, in fact! There are a range of factors that influence the demand side of the property price equation. Aside from affordability, the biggest influence is economic conditions. Jobs. Jobs. Jobs!
Propertyology’s recent analysis of national job data for the 2017 calendar year concluded that numerous locations across regional Australia may soon see considerable … Read the full post »

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