Approx. reading time: 13 minutes

How to switch your Estate Agent in 2024.

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Choosing the right estate agent Buying, selling or renting a home is one of the most important decisions you will have to make, and it can also be one of the most complex. An estate agent should be dedicated to simplifying the process for you to make it as stress free as possible, but the
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Approx. reading time: 5 minutes

A Quick Guide To Capital Gains Tax

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Capital Gains Tax is a term you’ll often hear when it comes to the sale of investment properties. It is one of those taxes no one really wants to pay. A little quick history, Capital Gains Tax (CGT) was introduced in Australia in 1985 and applies to any asset you’ve acquired after this time. Basically,
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Approx. reading time: 4 minutes

Why is Australia’s Inflation Rate So High?

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Australia is experiencing record levels of inflation as a result of knock-on effects from the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and strong consumer demand. We are set to forecast up to 8% by Dec 2022. In Australia, the most significant price hikes have been in dwelling purchases by owner-occupiers, automotive fuel, furniture and fruit
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Approx. reading time: 6 minutes

The Emotional Impact of Selling Your Family Home

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“Home is where the heart is”, goes the saying. And selling a beloved home can feel like years of memories and a neighbourhood of friendships have been taken away. If the sale involves a life change, every twist of the process can feel like more salt in the wound. Selling your home can be bittersweet
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Approx. reading time: 4 minutes

BUY THEN SELL or SELL THEN BUY

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To buy a new house or sell your existing house first is the classic real-estate conundrum, but there are some key drivers you should be aware of that could help you work out what’s right for you. It comes down to what the market is up to & your financial position. The best place to
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Approx. reading time: 4 minutes

2022/23 Federal Budget Wish List

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As the price of goods and services increases, the overarching theme of the 2022/23 Federal Budget will be about combating the rising ‘cost of living’ pressures. For property markets this means addressing housing and rental affordability. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will combat strong inflation growth, later in the year, by following the lead
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