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9 Tips to Style your Apartment to Sell
| Lyall Russell | 4 mins
9 Tips to Style your Apartment to Sell
98 percent of our agents say that styling can make a big difference when you are selling. It can help add value, attract more buyers and help your property sell faster.
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| Lyall Russell | 4 mins
From Viewing to Buying: How Floor Plans Transform Property Sales
Discover the power of floor plans in transforming property sales. Learn how they help buyers visualise and plan their future space, and why they are a valuable marketing tool for sellers.
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| Lyall Russell | 4 mins
Your Guide to Navigating House and Land Packages
Discover the benefits of purchasing a house and land package, including affordability, customisation options, and potential for future development. Get answers to key questions in this informative guide.
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Declutter You Home to Prepare It for Sale
| Lyall Russell | 4 mins
Declutter You Home to Prepare It for Sale
With all the effort you are putting into listing your property, it is crucial you maximise your chances to get the best price. Decluttering your house before selling is a great way to stack the odds in your favour and find the best buyer.
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How to Prepare Your Home for Santa’s Visit
| Lyall Russell | 6 mins
How to Prepare Your Home for Santa’s Visit
Santa and his eight reindeer will be on their way to your house soon, so it is imperative you take a few necessary precautions to protect your home and furniture.
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| Lyall Russell | 5 mins
How to Buy a Home as a Couple
Learn how to navigate the process of buying a home as a couple with these valuable insights. From setting a budget to making an informed offer, this guide will help you create a strong foundation for your future together.
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| Lyall Russell
Investor's Guide to Renovating Your Rental Property
Maximise the profitability of your rental property with our Investor's Guide to Renovating. Learn when and how to make strategic renovations that attract high-quality tenants and increase rental returns.
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What Are Virtual Property Appraisals (And How Do They Work)?
| Lyall Russell | 4 mins
What Are Virtual Property Appraisals (And How Do They Work)?
As more and more aspects of our lives migrate online, real estate recently picked up its pace and adopted digital tools to offer consumers a better experience. As a result, 3D tours, virtual inspections, online auctions or even virtual staging have now become commonplace. And so have virtual property appraisals.
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| Lyall Russell | 4 mins
A Buyers Guide to Navigating the Real Estate Market
The real estate buying process can be daunting, but buying a house doesn't need to be scary. Understanding the buying process, from searching for a property, getting your finances in order and buying the process will ensure you have knowledge on your side.
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Top Reasons to Get a Property Inspection Before You Sell
| Lyall Russell | 4 mins
Top Reasons to Get a Property Inspection Before You Sell
As a seller, if you get a building inspection done before your property hits the market, it will uncover whether you have any issues. This will set you up for a more successful sale.
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