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Four steps to a blissful bedroom

The average Australian adult sleeps between seven and nine hours a night, every night. Assuming that you don’t work seven days a week, your bedroom is likely to be the place you spend the most time in during the week. Not only that, but sleep has been widely shown as beneficial to your physical and…

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To sell your first home or keep as an investment?

While some people do stay in their starter home, most of us move on. And while that second house might be your dream home, it’s still hard to leave those memories behind. First homes, particularly those that you have occupied yourself, can be filled with other ‘firsts’. Maybe you brought your newborn babies through the…

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What’s driving the rise in farmland value?

Australia’s struggling farmers may appreciate this piece of good news: The median price of Australian farmland increased by 7.1 per cent in 2017, contributing to an average annual growth rate of more than 6.6 per cent since 1998. The median price is the middle figure achieved when sales are ranked highest to lowest, and the…

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Going off grid – is it for you?

With soaring power bills affecting many Australian households, the idea of living “off the grid” holds a considerable appeal. But what does it really involve, and would it work for you? With advances in environmentally friendly technology, living off the grid doesn’t have to mean a tent in the forest and water dipped from a…

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Rural land: how to do the groundwork

If you’re buying rural land to operate as a farm or to support any agricultural enterprise, it’s important that you understand the climate and conditions of the land you’re buying. Some parts of Australia better support crops, whereas others are perfect for cattle and still others may be the perfect spot for the vineyard you’ve…

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Need to knows for a rural build

So you’re enthused about building your rural retreat. The land is purchased, perhaps an existing property has been demolished, and you have a blank slate on which to create your dream country oasis. Before you do carry out the build of your brand new rural sanctuary, there are some top tips to bear in mind.…

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Why living in the country can be good for your health

It’s not rocket science; though science does play a part: rural living has many health benefits. Dozens of studies link the connections between nature and healthy living. Making a move to the country could very well be the best investment that you make, in terms of both finances and your health. Whether you have a…

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