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  • Busting four common mortgage myths

    Mortgages are much maligned, often seen as burdens rather than the useful tools that they really are. But that’s just because they’re misunderstood. There are several myths – that are widely believed – that tarnish the name of the humble home loan. We’ve busted just four of these myths to … Read more

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  • Portraying your home in a positive light when selling

    Every year around 500,000 houses are sold in Australia, the Reserve Bank of Australia estimates. You can be sure that several of these properties have their own unique quirks that may not be to the liking of some buyers. And yet they still sell. Perhaps this is because buyers aren’t picky, but … Read more

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  • Start your investment portfolio

    The difference between a sound property investment and a less than desirable property experience can come down to research and communication – strong research into the area you’re interested in, coupled with open and honest communication with your agent and property manager. Work out what your investment goals are and … Read more

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  • Busting three common property management myths

    Generating passive income from property is a dream for many Australians. The average rental price for a house in our country is $555 – imagine earning that from your investment week in and week out without spending a single extra hour at work. It’s certainly possible, but unfortunately investment isn’t … Read more

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  • The five most important aspects of any home office

    As technology advances, remote working is becoming a fact of life. With that in mind, we look at five aspects to focus on when setting up a functional home office. One in three Australians now regularly works from home, according to recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. As more … Read more

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  • The Ultimate Home Inspection Checklist

    By Samantha Van Egmond, in association with Houzz. From checking the water pressure to air-con, home-hunters can save money and drama by following this list of helpful pointers. When you think you’ve found the one, it can be easy to overlook the finer details. However, buying a property requires a … Read more

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  • Winter is coming: 5 tips on staying warm at home

    Winter is coming, Ned Stark might as well have been talking to Australian homeowners when he uttered those three famous words. And while our winter probably won’t feature White Walkers or thousand-foot-tall ice walls, you can be certain it will be cold. As the air cools down it can be … Read more

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  • The essentials of buying property with a partner

    Buying property with your partner is a big step in the relationship. It’s more momentous than taking care of a furry friend or moving in together and will probably cost you more than saying ‘I do’. But it’s not all whispering sweet nothings and long prosperous futures – there’s a … Read more

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