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  • Residential

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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  • General

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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  • General

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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  • Business Broking
  • Commercial

Purchasing a business – what you need to know

You’ve always dreamed of your own little cafe, or a new opportunity has landed in your lap, you’re looking for business premises. While many business owners choose to lease, there are a number of reasons why buying a freehold might…

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  • Rural

Your relationship with your rural property manager

Like any relationship, the relationship you have with your rural property manager is vital to maintain. Whether you’re a first-time landowner, or seasoned landlord, ensuring that you ask the right questions of your rural property management is the key to…

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  • Residential

Five reasons to buy a unit

The 1950s Australian dream may have been for a three-bedroom house on a quarter acre block. But is it really what suits you? It’s still far more common to think about buying a house than a unit. Unit sales make…

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  • Residential
  • Rural

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.…

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  • Residential
  • Rural

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…

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  • Residential

How to choose a pet friendly home

It sometimes seems as if every second property is advertised as being family-friendly, but children aren’t the only creatures under four foot to consider. If you have pets, the property you choose should take their needs into account as well.…

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