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What’s in a land size?

Are blocks getting smaller? It appears they are. Where once upon a time, Australians dreamt of a quarter acre on which to build their family home, today’s sizes are shrinking fast. Strong demand for smaller blocks is driven by cost…

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Negotiate with Confidence

Getting ready to make a move on the property of your dreams? When you can’t bear to miss the chance, but your budget lacks flexibility, you need to be able to negotiate with skill. That takes confidence and know how.…

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What do Millennials want in a house?

Millennials, the second largest generation since the Baby Boomers, are now aged between 22 and 40. That puts them firmly in the first home buyer category, with the average age for a first home buyer in 2017 being 32. Much…

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Keen to be green? Tips for an eco-friendly interior

Keen to be green? With our awareness of environmental issues rising all the time, it’s no surprise that more and more people are keen to make sure the inside of their homes are eco-friendly. Whether it’s because you’re preparing to…

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Guide to Renting

For some people, finding the right rental home can be a frustrating experience, that’s why we’ve done all the hard thinking for you. Renting a home can be a complicated process full of rules and regulations the average home renter…

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Guide to Buying

We know the decision to buy can sometimes be complex and confusing, and that’s why we’ve done all the hard thinking for you. Buying a home can be a complicated process full of rules and regulations the average home buyer…

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To DIY or not to DIY?

Home improvement is a time-honoured way to spend your free weekends. And whether you’ve just taken proud possession of your first house or you’re renovating the old family home to sell, there’s doubtless plenty to be done. Employing your DIY…

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Elders opens new offices in July

Elders Real Estate continues its strong expansion, with three new locations opening across Queensland and South Australia in July. The Queensland addition includes Toogoom and Northern Beaches offices, while in South Australia the service offering is set to increase on…

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July 2018 RBA Announcement

At its meeting today, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to leave the official cash rate unchanged at 1.5 per cent. Today’s decision makes it 23 months in a row where the RBA has decided to leave the cash…

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