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Why mortgage rates are rising, and what you can do.

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has kept interest rates on hold for the 24th consecutive month, meaning that the official cash rate remains at a historic low of 1.5%. While no firm predictions are given for future rises, the indications to date are that these rates look set to stay for a while yet.…

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Selling in Spring: tips to stand out from the crowd

The sun is out, the flowers are in bloom, and your house is looking its absolute best. The days are longer, making it easy to schedule inspections. The sun is stronger, streaming into your home in a celebration of airy lightness. Your garden is green from the winter rains and blooming with spring colour. And…

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Plant now for a bountiful Christmas

Imagine sitting around the Christmas dinner table and handing around plates of freshly roasted vegetables. As a centrepiece, a bursting bouquet of festive flowers. And best of all, all this bounty is straight from your own garden and as fresh as can be. It might seem as if winter has only just drawn to a…

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Three kitchen trends on their way out

Interior decorating trends come and go, and kitchens are no exception. From industrial-style stainless steel bench tops and concrete floors to a mid-century retro feel, kitchens are evolving all the time. As the room at the heart of your home, the kitchen is a vital one to get right and reflect your very personal tastes.…

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Bathroom Renovations 101

There’s nothing more luxurious than sinking into a deep, hot bath at the end of a busy day. No wonder, then, that the benchmarks for bathrooms are being set higher and higher. As our lives get busier, our homes become a haven of rest and relaxation. In reflection of this trend, present day builds and…

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Making Your Garden Pet-friendly

As any long term tenant knows, it’s hard to keep pets in a rental property. That means that if you want anything larger than a goldfish, you’ll need to own a home of your own. But if you’re hoping to go straight from the settlement room to the pet shelter, there are a few things…

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Spring campaign spin to win

Elders Real Estate have this week launched their largest ever marketing campaign to kick off the 2018 spring selling season. The campaign, ‘Spin to Win’, is set to drive more leads to Elders’ agents and offices which are spread across more than 300 locations nationally. With a highly targeted digital strategy, Elders is expecting to…

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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide

You might have noticed a change in the past few weeks. Perhaps you didn’t reach for your slippers and robe as soon as you got out of bed, or you noticed the blossoms blooming along your street. Yes, it’s spring and we’ll all soon be wearing t-shirts and sandals once more. But spring isn’t just…

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National Conference Recap 2018

At the beginning of August 2018, 165 attendees from the Elders network came together on the sunny Gold Coast for two days of spectacular speakers and networking opportunities. This year, the focus was on digital innovation in the real estate industry. The annual conference is an ideal opportunity for guests to develop personally and professionally,…

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City vs Country: What your dollar will buy you

People move to the country for many reasons. The fresh air, the relaxed lifestyle, the chance to bring up kids somewhere they can run for hours. One of the main reasons is that regional Australia offers a far more affordable option than the capital cities, so you get more bang for your buck. But how…

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