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Four ways to pay your mortgage off faster

Dreaming of being mortgage free? Just think of all the things you could buy with the money you send to the home loan every month! With interest rates at an all-time low, there’s never been a better time to make…

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Cash rate drops to record low 0.75%

The RBA’s decision to reduce the official cash rate has seen it fall below 1% for the first time in history. The reasons for the reduction are many but one motivation was the continued weakness in some sections of the…

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Is lenders mortgage insurance right for you?

Buying a first home, or getting back into the market after a split? With interest rates at historic lows, there’s never been a better time to buy. However, there’s still the matter of the deposit. If you want to avoid…

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The seven deadly renovation sins

Spring has sprung, and with it the desire to breathe new life into your home. For many of us, it’s the ideal time to think about renovations. Cooking outside is easier in the summer months if you’re replacing a kitchen,…

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Perfect outdoor living for every size garden

After months of being cooped inside in front of the fire, it’s finally time to throw open the windows and head outside. What better time to reimagine your outdoor living space? With one in two Australians saying they use their…

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“74 The Anchorage” – Record sale for Port Macquarie

One of Port Macquarie’s most prestigious canal addresses “74 The Anchorage”, has sold at auction for a Port Macquarie residential record price of $2.95 million. The sale follows an extensive auction campaign executed by Elders Port Macquarie sales agent, Corrine…

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The freshest new decor trends for spring

Could that be sunshine streaming into our homes? Yes, spring is finally upon us. As well as bringing longer days and a relief from soaring power bills, spring tends to show us our homes in a whole new light. While…

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What the property market will look like in 2030

Predicting the property market is as much art as science, but that doesn’t mean you need a crystal ball. By looking at the changing demographics of the Australian market, including where and how we live, we can make some predictions…

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5 Smart ways to spend your tax return

Thanks to the Coalition’s tax cuts, a record number of Australians have already lodged their tax return for 2018-19 and have a nice little lump sum burning a hole in their bank account. But what to spend it on? You…

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Smashed avocado and marketing to millennials

Millennials, commonly categorised as those people born between 1981 and 1996, are a huge market demographic – and they’re wielding more force than ever before. There are a lot more of them than their Gen X counterparts, and now that…

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