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Signing an Exclusive Listing

October 17, 2017

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Why sign an exclusive listing when selling your home? Sellers often wonder why Real Estate Agents want them to sign up with an exclusive listing. They think that by opening their home up to many agents, more activity will be generated and that they will reach a broader buyer’s market. Unfortunately, this is not often […]

Public Liability Insurance For Property Investors

October 10, 2017

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Did you know that as a Landlord you need Public Liability Insurance? If you are not aware of this, Public Liability Insurance protects you should your tenant or their visitors injure themselves while renting your investment property. Normally this insurance is included as part of your Building Insurance, and may also be part of your […]

Selling your home and the emotions involved.

October 3, 2017

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Let’s face it, in most cases you bought your home to raise your family and to take refuge from the day to day grind of life. It is your oasis where you invite friends and family to enjoy life with you. It is a reflection of you and your family. When the time comes to […]

Commonwealth Games

September 28, 2017

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With the Commonwealth Games fast approaching, there is a lot of talk about how these games will benefit the Gold Coast And in particular, Hope Island and the Northern GC suburbs. With 70 Nations and Territories competing in the Commonwealth Games, the exposure for this part of the world will be quite significant. Hope Island […]

Hope Island

September 28, 2017

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Interesting facts about Hope Island Did you know that Hope Island was named after colonial aristocrat Captain Louis Hope, who was granted approximately 1,800 acres (7.3 km2) of land at the mouth of the Coomera River in recognition of his contribution in developing the sugar industry in Queensland? Even though Louis Hope never actually lived […]

Are you a Landlord?

September 28, 2017

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Responsibilities you need to consider as a Landlord. The financial year end has just passed, and it is time to re-evaluate your not only your financial responsibility requirements as a landlord for tax purposes, but also ensuring your investment property is working for you. Landlord Insurance Cover: One of the first things to consider is […]

Lenders Mortgage Insurance or LMI

September 28, 2017

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So what exactly is LMI? Potential buyers often ask me this question, and while I am not a mortgage consultant, I think home buyers, especially First Home Buyers, need to be aware of Lenders Mortgage Insurance (LMI) when budgeting for their new home. Lenders Mortgage Insurance is there to protect the lender should you, the […]

Open Home Tips

September 28, 2017

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Are you having an Open Home? These Tips will help make it a success. With the arrival of Spring, the market is definitely starting to see some movement again. It is important to note that if you are selling your home, remember that you only get one chance when having an open home to make […]

5 Tips when preparing for Storm Season

September 19, 2017

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Spring is here and that means the onset of the storm season will soon be here. It is important that you check the following to make sure your home is safe and to mitigate the risk of storm damage. Clear all the gutters in the property. This will ensure that when the rain comes, no […]