Simple But Important Tips for Choosing the Right Rental Home

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While you may only stay in a rental home temporarily, you still want to take your time to shop around, and find the best option for rentals, for you and your family. After all, even if you only stay in that home for a year or so, that's still a long time to struggle with an inconvenient commute and other such hassles. Consider a few simple but easily overlooked tips that will help you to find the best rental home for your needs.

21 March 2018

Property Purchase: Practical Tips for Preparing for a Real Estate Auction

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Purchasing a home through an auction can be daunting. Therefore, if you are planning on getting your property using this method, you should be diligent in your preparations. Often, lack of proper planning will cause significant losses. For example, you might bid a higher amount than you can afford, or you might be too stressed out and miss an opportunity for a profitable purchase. Here are some practical preparation tips to help you promote your chances of success.

20 March 2018

Strata Management: Three Common Complaints and Practical Solutions

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Strata managed buildings are popular because they are inexpensive in comparison to independent properties. In addition, most people like the security of the design and the share responsibility for the management of common areas. Unfortunately, living in a strata community also comes with some challenges. The most common problem is the disturbance caused by neighbours. If the disputes and disagreements are not managed efficiently, they could cause disharmony in the building.

15 March 2018

4 Rules You Should Follow During Removals

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Do you want to move your items to a self storage facility? Or are you moving to a new house? If you are planning to undertake any of these actions, the process can be hassle-free if you implement some useful tips. This article discusses some of those crucial rules. Insist on Site Visits Some problems may arise between removalists and their clients regarding variations between the estimates given and the actual costs billed after the service has been offered.

12 March 2018

4 Steps To Get Your Home Ready For Cockroach-Focused Pest Control

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Have a cockroach infestation in your home and nothing you do seems to get rid of these vile creatures? Cockroaches can be some of the hardest pests to get eliminate, which is why you will likely need professional pest control services. But getting your home ready for this cockroach-focused pest control is equally important. Follow these steps. Remove All Food From Open Spaces Cockroaches are most attracted to food sources, which is why they are probably in your home to begin with.

12 March 2018

Make sure you include the following costs with your upcoming home purchase

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As a first time homebuyer, you're probably very excited about your upcoming purchase. Identifying a home, negotiating the price, and obtaining financing can be quite a strenuous process. In addition, most homeowners tend to mistakenly prepare their budget according to the price tag of the home. This often leads to buyers overlooking other hidden costs that are associated with the real estate transaction. Make sure you include the following costs into your budget when finalising your home purchase.

2 March 2018

How to Do Your Due Diligence Before Buying Into a Strata Scheme

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If you are thinking of buying into a strata scheme, you may have heard of a pre-purchase strata report and wondered exactly what it is. You need to know more, as it is a very important document and it will help you make your decision correctly. What exactly is involved with this report? The Importance of the Report Before you ever buy into a strata property, you must gather as much management and financial information about it as possible, and all of this is contained within the so-called section 108 report.

21 June 2017