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  • Dressed to impress for inspections

    Your home looks perfect to you but when it comes to open inspections, potential buyers may beg to differ. So, how best can you impress these crucial people? Calling all objective opinions When you live at a house all the time, it’s easy to miss dirt, mould and cracks as … Read more

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  • Administrators: How to take control of your day

    It is always a good day to improve your time management skills, learn how to take control of your day and increase your productivity. Your morning defines your day, so do something that will make you feel good, and you …

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  • Back to back private inspections lead to auction success

    THE RAY White Taylors Lakes team achieved a 100 per cent clearance rate at last night’s online auctions after booking back to back inspections since Monday. Five properties went under the hammer with Ray White Victoria Chief Auctioneer Matthew Condon (pictured …

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  • AnglicareSA buys apartment block for community housing

    ANGLICARE SA has purchased a block of 16 units known as ‘Midway Apartments’ with a plan to establish community housing and emergency accommodation for those in need in Adelaide’s Kurralta Park. Vendor Kym Matheson had spent nearly 25 years purchasing all …

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  • Top agent asks ‘why would you wait?’

    ONE of the most successful agents in the Ray White Group, Ashley Weston who owns Ray White Frankston in Melbourne, just sold his family home after 72 hours online to a buyer sight unseen. The business owner loaded his home …

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  • The Melbourne property deep freeze is over

    MELBOURNE auction numbers are set to soar in coming weeks as one on one private inspection restrictions lifted last weekend. News of eased restrictions on the weekend was welcomed by Australia’s leading real estate agency and already there are 26 Melbourne …

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  • Staying fighting fit

    We asked Ray White Frankston Principal Ashley Weston how he was helping his office through lockdown in Melbourne. What kinds of things are you doing to keep your agents engaged? We originally thought we were going into lockdown for six …

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  • House keys and wedding bells

    FOR a lucky Newcastle couple, it was a day of firsts as they officially put the sold sign on their new home at 16 Stanley St, Belmont then sealed the deal with a proposal. It was a beautiful sunny day …

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  • Tips to help buyers warm to a winter sale

    With the market turned upside down during Covid-19, we believe there will be an “early mover advantage” for those coming to market before the traditional Spring selling season. Restrictions around inspections and on site auctions have been eased, and buyers have returned to the market in strong numbers. There generally … Read more

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  • Mortgage relief during Coronavirus pandemic

    Many businesses and services have already been forced to close under the latest Federal Government restrictions to try to curb the spread of Coronavirus and many Australians are already feeling the pinch when it comes to finances. Especially those with a mortgage. At least 1 million Australians are facing unemployment … Read more

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  • Should I wait until after the Covid-19 pandemic to sell my property?

    While the Covid-19 pandemic has altered the way Australians buy and sell property, it hasn’t put a stop to it altogether. But is now the best time to sell your property? Let’s break it down. How many people are still house hunting? Consumer confidence and job security are two major … Read more

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  • Rental legislation changes effective 23 March 2020

    There are a number of changes coming in to force on 23rd March 2020, affecting property investors and their tenants. Please find a summary below Minimum standards to clarify ‘fit for habitation’ Landlords are currently required to provide the rented property in a reasonable state of cleanliness and ‘fit for … Read more

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  • Common mistakes landlords make

    We would like to do all we can to help you maximise your returns on investment. In our experience, these are the most common mistakes landlords make. They inevitably lead to greater costs and unnecessary stress. 1. Setting the rent too high This will result in your property languishing on … Read more

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  • Why you should consider hiring a property manager

    If you have a property or multiple investment properties, it may be worthwhile for you to invest in the help of a property manager. A property manager can help take over control of the day-to-day management of your properties and can be particularly beneficial if you live a lengthy distance … Read more

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