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  • WHITE PAPER – JULY 2019

    Here is the latest update from Brian White regarding the Ray White performance July 2019. What a financial year that was! We started it with a fair degree of concern, being pounded by headlines predicting we would have a shocker. It would have been easy for us to lose our … Read more

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  • TIPS FOR THE BIG MOVE

    Finally, the big day has arrived. All the paperwork has gone through and you have the keys in your hand. Moving into your new home should be the exciting and easy part, right? Some people rate moving houses as one of the most stressful experiences you can go through, but … Read more

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  • 4 Tips to make the Settlement period smooth

    To make the settlement period a smooth process, there are a few items to check off the list: Title search Deal with any encumbrances prior to the settlement period. You can do this by instructing your solicitor or conveyancer to carry out a title search prior to purchase. Funding One … Read more

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  • WHAT IS STAMP OR TRANSFER DUTY?

    Stamp duty is a tax imposed on numerous acquisitions, including selling real estate, cars and assets belonging to a business. In the case of real estate, the purchaser is the one who pays the tax. It is a legal requirement for stamp duty to be paid within 30 days of … Read more

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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF ART WHEN SELLING A HOME

    By Bluethumb Online Art Gallery In the quest of a safe sale, many homeowners make the mistake of stripping away decor and design to leave what was once a lived-in home feeling like four cold, empty façades. A prospective property buyer needs to be able to visualise themselves in a home … Read more

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  • HOW IMPORTANT IS KERB APPEAL?

    In some of the most popular areas of the country, even the slightest factor could make a difference to buyers when they go in search of houses for sale. This is where kerb appeal really counts – it’s ultimately what will attract a buyer and encourage them to take a … Read more

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  • SAY FAREWELL TO YOUR EMPTY WALL

    By Samantha van Egmond in association with Discover budget friendly ways that fill your large walls with mirrors, art and textiles. A bare, white wall in your living area can be intimidating and make even the loveliest of homes feel cold, especially in winter. However, there are ways to inject personality into … Read more

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  • CLUTTER FREE LIVING: A QUICK GUIDE TO ORGANISING YOUR KITCHEN

    The kitchen is the heart of the home. The old saying is certainly true for most Australians and New Zealanders, who spend a lot of time in their kitchens – whether they’re dining together at the breakfast bar, or preparing dinner as a family. We know how important the kitchen … Read more

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  • YOUR QUICK STYLE GUIDE: LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE (AND REAL ESTATE)

    Are you looking at lighting up your real estate? The best interior design in the world is nothing without the right lighting, so it’s best to read up and make sure you’re making the most of your aesthetics! AMBIENT LIGHTING You will almost certainly be using this absolutely everywhere. Ambient … Read more

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  • 5 EASY WAYS YOU CAN ORGANISE YOUR HOME THIS SUMMER

    Look around your home right now – how much ‘stuff’ can you see on the floor, or on benches, that just doesn’t belong there? If you’ve never decluttered your home, there are likely a few things you think could live somewhere else. So, how should you go about organising your … Read more

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