Is it time to move to a retirement apartment?

29 July 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you are still in the family home but have now retired, you may be wondering if it's time to move to a retirement apartment. Here are some signs it might be time to move.  The yard work starts seeming like a burden When you buy a family home it's often quite attractive to have a large yard with places for the children to play. However, a large yard and features such as a pool can be a lot of work to maintain. Read More 

Home security | Burglar proof ways that boost your home’s resale value and curb appeal

12 July 2016
 Categories: , Blog

Your home's security is vital; break-ins happen every second, and you need to ensure that your home is guarded against that. Boosting your home's security is therefore a necessary measure you need to take. However, to get more bang for your buck, you need to ensure that these security enhancements also raise your home's value and curb appeal. Not all security upgrades boost your home's value. So if you're looking to kill a couple of birds with one stone, then here are some of the best security upgrades to make. Read More 

Buying Near a River? Three Issues to Include in Your Pre-Purchase Building Inspection

23 June 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Pre-purchase building inspections typically look over the building you are thinking about buying for issues such as cracking, safety hazards and faulty roofs. However, if you are buying a home near a river bank, you may want to ask your pre-purchase inspector to look at a few additional elements. Here are some issues to keep in mind: 1. Evidence of rising damp If the ground around the home is excessively wet due to flooding from the river or any other issues, the moisture may seep into the home. Read More 

Creating a favourable first impression when selling your real estate property

27 May 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

When you decide to sell your real estate property, first impressions actually matter a lot. Creating a spectacular first impression, however, begins long before potential buyers reach the eye-catching gallery wall in the spacious living room or check the pristine bathroom and kitchen. It begins from the moment they set foot outside your property. As a seller, you want to dazzle potential buyers from the onset. Here are seven tips that you should adopt in order to wow prospective buyers even before they set foot inside Wagga real estate. Read More 

The Trick to Getting Your Bond Back: Moving Out Tips for Renters

13 April 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

When you moved into your rental home, you probably paid a bond to the landlord or property manager. In Australia, this bond is usually equal to around four weeks of rent. If you want to get this money back when you move out, you'll need to leave the property in perfect condition and fill in the appropriate paperwork. Here are the steps you need to take. Assess the Damage When you moved into your apartment, your landlord or property manager should have given you an initial condition report, which lists the condition of the property and its furnishings on your move-in date. Read More