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Three ways to access the HomeBuilder grant

In May 2020, the Federal Government announced the new HomeBuilder grant. Designed to stimulate the construction industry, the grant offers a huge $25,000 to home owners undertaking significant projects. Despite the name, the grant isn’t just there for people building…

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Five ways to support local businesses

Small businesses are doing it tough. 2020 kicked off with some of the most devastating bushfires Australia has ever seen. Towns across Australia, especially in regional areas, suffered huge property losses. Since many were effectively ‘no-go’ zones during the peak…

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Federal Budget Wrap Up – What’s In It For Real Estate?

The long-anticipated Federal Budget was finally released on the evening of 6 October 2020. Delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the budget has attracted more interest than usual. Industry bodies wanted to see further stimulus packages, while welfare advocates were…

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Elders NT Lead In Innovation and Property Management

Elders Real Estate NT teams win big at REINT Professional Excellence Awards

Elders Darwin was justly recognised for their amazing record in innovation and property management at the long-awaited 2020 Real Estate Institute (NT) Awards for Professional Excellence. In a…

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Three predictions for the Spring selling season

Spring is always the busiest season for real estate sellers. Gardens look their best, homes photograph well with natural light streaming in the windows and the weather entices buyers out of their homes and into yours. But will this year…

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How to bid in an online auction

During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, real estate auctions were banned across the country. Real estate agents are a resourceful bunch, though, and quickly pivoted to an online environment. In fact, many found that online auctions and virtual…

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Five steps to a smooth house move

Buying a home is one of the most exciting milestones you can achieve. From the moment settlement goes through, it’s a whirlwind of activity — measuring up rooms for new furniture and blinds, scouting the neighbourhood for your new favourite…

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Spotlight on South Australia

The days are longer, the sun is brighter, and we’re all thinking about taking a holiday after the long dark winter. Unfortunately, thanks to COVID-19, international borders are closed for the foreseeable future. That’s why 2020 is the ideal time…

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Four ways to attract great tenants

An investment property is a huge financial commitment. It can also set you firmly on the path to financial freedom, or added security in your golden years. But for an investment property to pay off, you need great tenants now.…

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Five strategies to pay off your mortgage faster

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australians spend more on housing costs than any other budget item, including food and drink. Imagine how much more money you’d have to spend on the things you value if you didn’t have…

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