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Keep Your Home Safe During Inspections

How to secure your home during inspections
An inspection is inevitable during the sales process of your home. Naturally, the buyer wants to see the inside of the property. It is always a good idea to take safety measures and not tempt theft. Below are some suggestions that can ease and eliminate potential safety risks when selling your home. Remember not all thefts are of a physical nature some are the … Read the full post »

What is Google Home?

What Google Home can do?
Here is the short version of what Google Home can do. By simply using your voice as a command you can do multiple tasks. These include managing your TV and sound, create shopping lists, monitor home security, manage chores and tasks or even plan out your day. This is just a small sample size of what Google Home is capable of…. Read the full post »

Tips For Investing In Property

How to invest in the real estate market.
No one can predict with any certainty how the real estate market will trend. However, there are lessons to learn from those who have been property investors for many years. If you follow certain principles you can increase your wealth over time whilst owning an asset.

With every positive upturn in property, there is an inevitable downturn. But if you hold your property over … Read the full post »

Buying Land To Build A House On

The positives of buying land and building a house
1. What are the advantages of buying land and building?
If you do your homework and get solid advice then building on the land you buy can be rewarding and profitable. Firstly, you can choose the design the home or choose from multiple layouts and live in an area you are comfortable in. Secondly, you can move into your home that is brand … Read the full post »

Creating The Perfect Entertaining Backyard

Backyards are not oil paintings. They’re not to be stared at and admired. They’re meant to be used. But for some reason, you haven’t quite managed to create a hub for your friends and family to enjoy. It’s nice enough, but it’s missing that ‘oomph’. In this guide, we’ll tell you how you can turn your boring outdoor space into a bonafide entertainment venue.

Seating is Key
The key to a good … Read the full post »

What Is The Minimum Deposit For A Home Loan

How much do I need for a home loan?
Go back about 10 years and the majority of housing lenders would willingly give borrowers 100% of the loan to purchase a property. In some instances, they would lend up to 105% of the loan to valuation (LVR).

Times have changed today. Banks and mortgage broker companies have tightened their lending policies. The loan to valuation is not as generous as it used … Read the full post »

Make Your Backyard a Safer Place to Play

Tips on making your backyard safer
Kids love to go into the backyard to have fun. But they also have a knack for finding dangerous objects and places that could harm them. Making your backyard a safer place will prevent many outdoor injuries caused by sharp objects, broken wood, unsafe water, harmful plants and even wildlife. Here are some easy ways to ensure that kids stay safe while they play around … Read the full post »

Preparing Your Property For Rent

How to maximise your rent return
So you own an investment property and are looking for a tenant. The presentation of the property is the key to receiving the best possible rent return. In order to achieve the maximum rental per week, all areas of the property should be clean and in order. In order let’s begin with a checklist of to-dos.

1. SECURITY and SMOKE ALARMS
Make sure the property is fitted … Read the full post »

Real Estate Appraisal Westbury TAS 7303

How Much is my Home Worth in Westbury?
On March 28, 2019, the median price for a house in Westbury was $315,000. To date, there have been 29 houses sold and 2 units sold this year. Of all the house sales 16 were 3 bedroom houses. The DSR or Demand to Supply Ratio rates an investment in a house or a unit as good  A good rating indicates that demand is … Read the full post »

What Is A Smart Home?

How Can I Automate My Home?
A smart home utilises electronic technology to control any number of computerised items within your home. You are probably already using this technology with your automated garage door. Now think about what else would be practical in your home if it were automated.
Smart homes
There are a number of processes to automate your home. You can incorporate … Read the full post »

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