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Renting With Pets – How to Get Landlord Approval in 5 Easy Steps

By Peter Sarmas on 26 Jul 2013 No Comments

Pet friendly rental homes are few and far between, and renters are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain a secure rental property that allows them to live with their pets. A recent study conducted by Dr Emma Power from the University of Western Sydney shows that about 60 per cent of Australians have pets ...

Top 5 Open House Melbourne Picks

By Emily Tatti on 26 Jul 2013 No Comments

This weekend marks Melbourne’s sixth Open House event, when 111 of the city’s most fascinating historical buildings and modern landmarks are open to the public. Last year’s event was the biggest of its kind in Australia and attracted 135,000 visitors, all curious to catch a glimpse inside spaces normally closed off to the community ...

How Much Will The Block Sky High Sell For?

By Peter Sarmas on 26 Jul 2013 1 Comment

It’s just a day until auction day on July 27, and The Block agents are already duking it out over who has the best apartment and the best sales campaign. We contacted all five real estate agents representing the contestants and asked them the same three questions to determine who will win the grand prize ...

How to Run Your Property Investment Like a Business

By Peter Sarmas on 25 Jul 2013 2 Comments

Actively managing your investment portfolio is vital to the success of any positive investment return. However, this may not be as straightforward as it sounds. A clever way to approach your investment is to treat it like a business. As in any workplace, a great team will produce great results ...

5 Tips On What to Look for When Buying a Green Home

By Danielle King on 24 Jul 2013 No Comments

With the rise of energy costs an overall increase in environmental awareness, more and more people are turning to energy efficient and “green” homes – and it’s a trend that doesn’t appear to be going anywhere soon. Different homes have features that have the potential to dramatically reduce your impact on the environment ...

Let’s Play Property Darts!

By Pete Wargent on 23 Jul 2013 No Comments

So many unlikely parts of Australia have been tipped as potentially hot regions for property price capital growth over the years that it does sometimes feel like those tipping them are throwing darts at a map of Australia blindfolded ...

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