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Elders welcomes Forbes and Parkes office

Elders Real Estate is delighted to announce its newest offices: Elders Forbes and Parkes. Under the leadership of Principal Ian Simpson, both offices have been operating under a different brand, and have just been acquired by Elders. Ryan Robinson, State General Manager for Elders NSW, says that the acquisition is a strategic one for the…

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How to paint your house like a pro

Are your walls looking dingy? Are you sick of that mushroom-brown colour scheme that was there when you moved in? Spring is the perfect time to grab the paint rollers and freshen up your interior. Repainting is often touted as a quick and inexpensive way to revitalise your home. You don’t need elaborate equipment or…

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Get your garden springtime ready

Is that a hint of spring in the air? After a long wet winter, warmer days are finally on the way. Get ready for weekends in the garden, picking fresh produce from the veggie patch and enjoying the newly sprung flowers. The best spring gardens are created in the colder months. While it’s still cool…

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How to create the ultimate home cinema

Going to the movies is one of life’s great pleasures. The comfy seats, the surround sound, the crystal clear images. But with rolling lockdowns still affecting much of the country, it’s less easy to enjoy the big screen experience. The solution? If you have a living space that doesn’t see a lot of use, consider…

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Can I convert a garage into an extra room?

If your family is outgrowing their current home, what do you do? Moving to a larger house can be costly, or mean you’re leaving behind your local community. Building an extension is another option, but it’s not always practical. One possibility that’s gaining in popularity. Converting the garage instead. The plan has several pluses. It’s…

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How to look after yourself during lockdown

The majority of Australians are currently under lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise across the nation. If you’re among them, you may be: •    Worried about catching the virus •    Anxious that your job will be affected by the impact of the pandemic •    Under work pressure, especially if you work in health care or essential…

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Smart tech to spend your tax return on

Around two-thirds of Australian taxpayers get a refund every year. On average, that refund comes out at just over $4,000 per person. If you’re among them, you’ve done the hard part of getting your tax return lodged. Now all you have to do is decide how to spend it! This year, why not keep the…

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Elders welcomes Wyndham City office

Elders Real Estate is delighted to announce the newest office to join it’s growing network: Elders Wyndham City. Principals Aman Jadaun and Mandeep Tyagi head up a six-person team in the rapidly growing Wyndham region. This experienced team live and work in the area and are excited to expand their services across the greater Wyndham…

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Overlooked and under-appreciated: why the laundry deserves more attention

It’s one of your home’s biggest workhorses. You’d be lost without it. Anyone with a family probably spends time in it every day. And yet our laundries are perhaps the most overlooked part of our homes. If your kitchen is the beating heart of your home, your laundry is more like your liver. It helps…

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Affordable houses across the country

Are Australian houses still affordable for the average buyer? Yes – but it depends where you look. House prices have continued their steep trajectory in recent months. The average house price in the capital cities of Australia hit $728,500 in the December 2020 quarter. All capital cities recorded a steep rise from the previous quarter,…

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