Pre-Purchase House Inspections – Be Informed Before You Buy
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Pre-Purchase House Inspections – Be Informed Before You Buy

With some real estate restrictions now easing across Melbourne and the rest of the state, the property market is gathering pace as we enter the busy spring selling season. There are many ‘boxes to tick’ when buying a home. Arranging for a pre-purchase house and pest inspection is an important step to ensure your dream …

How Do I Attend an Online Real Estate Auction?
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How Do I Attend an Online Real Estate Auction?

With strict lockdown restrictions still in place for Melbourne as we move into the spring selling season, online property auctions will once again be used as a viable and secure way to buy or sell a property. Digital auctions have been used alongside ‘live’ auctions for many years -in particular, to facilitate the process for …

More Bang for Your Buck - Budget-Friendly Renovations
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More Bang for Your Buck - Budget-Friendly Renovations

Lockdowns have provided us with more time to update and improve our homes, whether to make them more comfortable places to live, or to add value before putting them up for sale or renting them out. Not everyone has a huge budget for improvements – you may have just a few hundred dollars to work …

Unwanted Guests – How to Pest-Proof Your Home
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Unwanted Guests – How to Pest-Proof Your Home

No-one likes an unwanted house guest. Rats, ants, cockroaches and termites can cause extensive damage to your home and make it unsanitary and dangerous. We will investigate ways of pest-proofing your home. Rats Rats are resourceful, invasive, destructive and carry dangerous diseases such as Hantavirus and Streptococccus pneumoniae.  They chew through electrical wiring, leave foul-smelling …

Reasons Not To Buy A House
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Reasons Not To Buy A House

Buying a home is a big decision. Saving a deposit to buy in one of our capital cities is a lengthy process, and requires discipline and patience. Arranging finance, researching an area, attending inspections and working with a real estate agent to find a suitable property are time-consuming activities. If you have found a home …