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Landlord rights

What are my rights if my tenant can’t pay rent? On 29 March, Scott Morrison announced that “states and territories will be moving to put a moratorium on evictions of persons as a result of financial distress … for the next six months”. This is, of course, part of the government’s response to the economic…

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Help for home owners during COVID-19

These are troubling times. COVID-19 has already meant large scale changes to the way we live and work, with more to come. With social distancing and shutdown orders expanding across the country, a huge number of us are worried about our economic security. Many people have already lost their jobs, especially those who work in…

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Kangaroo Island looks to the future

Kangaroo Island has been one of the worst hit regions during Australia’s bushfire crisis. Lightning strikes on 20 December ignited tinder-dry fuel across the heavily forested Ravine area in the west of the Island. Fanned by strong winds over the next few days, the fire destroyed the Flinders Chase National Park, the luxury Southern Ocean…

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The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for bushfie relief

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, and what better occasion to express your love? This year, it’s not just your usual paramour who would benefit from a romantic gesture. Small businesses and primary producers all over the country have been devastated by the current bushfire crisis and are badly in need of help. Show them a little…

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Elders support for bushfire affected Australia

The last three months have been a time of tremendous sadness for many Australians due to the devastating national bushfire crisis. With South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales the worst affected so far, several of our offices and people have bravely fought for their homes and their communities. While our priority has been to…

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Four ways to summer proof your home

Here comes the sun! With summer well and truly here, it’s time to turn your attention to beating the heat. Electricity prices can spiral in a heatwave, so get ahead of the game with four great ways to summer proof your home. Curtains, Blinds and Window Shades Quality curtains or blinds can dramatically reduce the…

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Backyard toys for the whole family this summer

With the festive season upon us, no doubt you’ll be planning a few get-togethers with family and friends. No matter who you’re entertaining, backyard toys are a great way to bring people of all ages together. Unleash your inner kid with toys that have been scaled up for adults as well. Here’s a roundup of…

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Elders Real Estate – Team of the year

The Elders Real Estate division navigated its way through challenging seasonal, market and credit conditions to see annual gross margin growth contribution achieved for the fifth year in a row. The ‘Alexander Lang’ Team of the Year Award is presented to an Elders team that exemplifies the company’s core values of innovation, teamwork, accountability, customer…

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How Afterpay can hurt your chances at a home loan

Retail payment facilities like Afterpay and Zippay, can seem like wonderfully convenient options, but can it impact your chances of getting a home loan? The short answer is yes, especially if it is your first home loan. How does Afterpay/Zippay work? Afterpay and Zippay are innovative retail purchase payment options. You could consider them the…

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The best BBQs for an Aussie summer

There’s nothing more Australian than cooking a meal outside – just ask Paul Hogan! With the summer weather upon us, you can expect weekends to be scented with grilling meat and delicious barbecued vegetables. Want to join the fun? Here are the latest and greatest barbecues on sale today. There’s one to suit every size…

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