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 »

9 Tips To Save On Heating Costs This Winter

1. Glaze your windows
According to research commissioned by the Australian Government, 40% of the heat within your home escapes through your windows during winter. Glazed windows act as a form of insulation and can have a profound effect on room and home temperature. In fact, 87% of a room’s heat can be retained with double glazed windows. If it’s not possible to install double glazed windows adding some quality curtains … Read the full post »

8 Steps To Getting Started In Property Investment

1. Check your finances
This can be as simple as calculating your expenses and offsetting them against your total income and assets.
This will give you an idea of how much money you have to invest.
Don’t immediately assume you can’t afford to buy an investment property. As long as you have a stable, reasonably well-paying job and have a fairly long history of employment, you shouldn’t have a problem getting … 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 »

Prospect Area Profile

The size of Prospect is approximately 6.6 square kilometres.

The population of Prospect in 2011 was 1,438 people.

By 2016 the population was 1,710 showing a population growth of 18.9% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Prospect is 20-29 years.

Households in Prospect are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 – $1399 per month on mortgage repayments.

In general, people in Prospect work in a professional … 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 »

State Budget Update 2019-2020

The Tasmanian Government has today announced the following 2019-20 State Budget measures:

First Home Owner Grant
The $20 000 grant for eligible first home owners – extended to 30 June 2020
The extension is subject to the passage of legislation through the Parliament.
The grant is open to eligible first home owners for the purchase or building of a new home. The extension of the scheme means that the $20 000 payment will be … 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 »

East Launceston Area Profile

The size of East Launceston is approximately 1 square kilometres.

It has 3 parks covering nearly 5.5% of total area.

The population of East Launceston in 2011 was 2,239 people.

By 2016 the population was 2,141 showing a population decline of 4.4% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in East Launceston is 40-49 years.

Households in East Launceston are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 – … Read the full post »

Youngtown Area Profile

The size of Youngtown is approximately 4.9 square kilometres.

It has 9 parks covering nearly 4.6% of total area.

The population of Youngtown in 2011 was 4,050 people.

By 2016 the population was 4,064 showing a population growth of 0.3% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Youngtown is 40-49 years.

Households in Youngtown are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 – $1399 per month on mortgage … Read the full post »

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