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  • REAL ESTATE SALES – looking for a career change? or a new agency?

    We are looking for a pro-active, outgoing and hard working person who is looking for an opportunity to learn on the job. You will need your Agents Representatives Certificate, car and current drivers license. The ideal candidate will be looking to start in real estate sales and learn from the … Read more

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  • Getting Your Home or Investment Property Ready to RENT

    We put together a checklist for landlords to assist them with getting their homes or investment properties ready for the rental market. The checklist is designed to make sure that your property is vacant for the shortest possible time and that we are able to attract good quality tenants to … Read more

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  • HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT REAL ESTATE AGENT

    Selling or leasing your home or investment property is something you don’t do all that often, so you want to make sure you make the RIGHT decision the first time. You also need to work out what the “Right Agent” means to you. There are lots of different ways you … Read more

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  • Local Housing Market Starts Strong in 2018

    I have to admit that we’ve been expecting a bit of a turn down in the market. There was a lot of press in the last quarter of 2017 about the market slowing. And, we did in fact see open home numbers drop from an average of 11 groups per … Read more

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  • Proposed Residential Tenancy Reforms

    Since 2015, the Victorian Government has been undertaking a review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 as part of its platform for housing related initiatives entitled ‘Fairer Safer Housing’. The final RTA Options Paper was released in January 2017 and outlined an extensive range of proposed changes. The REIV has been very … Read more

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  • Not Happy with your Property Manager?

    Sometimes in business (& life) its difficult to see why certain things are happening at the time….My theory is that everything happens for a reason and when things don’t go quite to my original plan – I need to take note that a change in direction is necessary. The last … Read more

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  • What’s Happening With The Market This Spring?

    REIV statistics for median house prices were recently released for the September quarter and they show a slight softening of the market, yet still strong overall growth and demand for the Maroondah & Yarra Ranges area. The Spring real estate selling season is well and truly upon us as we … Read more

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  • When YOU KNOW It’s Time to Move!

    There are many reason’s that people choose to move…… maybe you relate to one or more of the reasons below.. When you can no longer close the cupboards because you’re bursting at the seams Your last born child has to sleep in your room as the other rooms are full … Read more

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  • Depreciation, what is it and how does Depreciation work?

    Depreciation, what is it and how does Depreciation work? Depreciation is a reduction in the value of an asset over time, due in particular to wear and tear or a decline in value of a building and its plant and equipment assets. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) allows property investors who claim … Read more

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  • Tips for buying property Off The Plan

    There are a number of advantages of buying off the plan but often buyers can be understandably a bit hesitant to purchase property without seeing the final product. So, here are some tips and ideas on how you can take advantage of off the plan buying whilst minimising the risk … Read more

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