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EOFY Tips for your Investment Property

We are already in June! which means End of Financial Year is just around the corner. If you’re familiar with financial blogs and books you’d be aware that there is a lot of talk around financial wellness, and what a lot of the experts are recommending is for you to review how your investment propertyRead more

Finance Update – Buick Financial Solutions – June 2022

Some big news on the home loan front is that in May, the Reserve Bank of Australia increased interest rates for the first time in 11 years – by 25 basis points to 0.35 per cent and following that again by 0.50% on the 7th of June. This means repayments will become more expensive onRead more

What to expect at your first auction

Your very first auction can be quite a confronting and confusing moment if you’re not entirely sure what you’re in for. There are a few things to note and look out for, but most importantly you want to take in what’s happening at this auction, so you can be more prepared for the next one.Read more

Pet ownership: what you can and can’t do

Even though two-thirds of Australian households are pet owners, finding a pet-friendly residence to rent can prove difficult and competitive. Basically, keeping a pet on the premises is at the landlord’s discretion, although assistance pets, such as guide dogs, cannot be refused. There are differences in Australian states and throughout New Zealand about pet ownershipRead more

Showstopping home-staging tips

Home staging is the preparation of a private residence for sale. The objective is to present the property in as appealing a manner as time and budget allow. Ensuring the home is attractive to the highest number of potential buyers also enables the promptest and most effective sales results.   Staging your home for maximum effectRead more

How to create a portable vertical garden

Vertical walls of decorative vegetation have been popular in Europe and other countries with high-density cities, where ground cover is at a premium for years. Professional installations on a large scale — such as the 24-storey Tree House in Singapore, Patrick Blanc’s CaixaForum in Madrid, the towering green wall at One Central Park in SydneyRead more

The upsides of downsizing

The thought of exchanging the maintenance of a larger home for a hassle-free future full of travel, friends and newfound freedom is a common aspirant for downsizers on the move. Given the ideal replacement residence, more than half of Australians and New Zealanders aged over 55 are open to downsizing opportunities, according to Australian HousingRead more

Signs you are ready to buy a home

Saving for a house deposit and finally purchasing a home can seem like a marathon task, but you might already be prepared enough? Here are some signs that indicate you might be closer to your own home than you thought. 1. Steady employment Having fulfilling, secure employment that provides you with a healthy bank balanceRead more

Choosing the right property manager

There are many benefits to hiring a property manager. It will save you a lot of time and eliminate the stress of having to manage the rent, paperwork and dealing directly with the tenant. However, it is vital that you do your research before hiring one to ensure your investment is in safe hands. HereRead more

Dos and Don’ts of selling your home

When it comes to selling your home, there are a number of things you can do to help it appeal more to the buyer’s market. However, there are also things you can do that can work against you. Here are a few dos and don’ts to help you in the process of selling your home. Read more

Queensland Housing Market Summary – June 2020 Quarter

REIQ | By Eliza Owen, Head of Research at CoreLogic The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted positive growth momentum across Queensland dwelling markets, but the decline in housing values has been relatively mild to date. In the June quarter, the Brisbane dwelling market declined just -0.2%. Interestingly, this fall was driven by the Brisbane –Inner CityRead more

The Gap Market Report – 3rd Quarter 2020

It's a really interesting comparison given the physical properties for sale has nearly halved and the value 2019 vs 2020 for The Gap is dramatically down as a result of those missed sales opportunities of course! The average sale price growth over the last 24-36months has been strong as a result of the growing popularityRead more

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Moving can be overwhelming. There’s a LOT to think about and keep track of. You don’t want to forget something that’s going to end up stressing you out at the last minute or send your budget spiralling out of control. This is where a moving checklist comes in – it’s invaluable for planning and stayingRead more