Starting Your Investment Property Journey in 2024 

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Investing in property can be a rewarding venture. As you move into the new year, there’s no better time to explore the opportunities that the investment property market has to offer. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the essential steps to embark on a successful property investment journey in 2024.   Understand the Property…

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A picture of three levels of a Strata Property

Strata properties are increasingly popular, offering a convenient and often more affordable housing option. There are more than 85,000 strata schemes in NSW, and around 50% of Greater Sydney will live in buildings with strata schemes by 2040. However, before diving into the purchase of a strata property, it’s crucial to understand the legal framework,…

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Explore Our Top 9 Hunter Valley Suburbs for Home Buyers


The Hunter Valley is one of the most beautiful places in Australia, with lots to offer tourists and locals alike. If you want to plant your feet in a family-friendly area with lots to see and do, the Hunter Valley won’t disappoint.  This post explores our top 9 Hunter Valley suburbs for home buyers. Cessnock…

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Interest Rate Rise: What it means for homeowners

interest rate rise and what it means for homeowners - a balancing act with a block and a house balancing on a plank

Worried about interest rate rises? You’re not alone. The Reserve Bank’s announcement on 03 May 2022 to increase the cash rate target has most homeowners on edge. When the cash rate rises, unfortunately, home loan interest rates also rise. But what does all this mean? In this post, we’ll explore what an interest rate rise…

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What to check at an open house inspection

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If you’re searching for your first home, you’ll quickly realise how important open house inspections are. As a first-time buyer, weekends will likely feel like an endless effort to coordinate and drive between inspections searching for the ‘the one’. Buying your first or next home is an exciting but daunting time. It’s easy to get…

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