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March 18, 2019

Adelaide's Best Cycling Tracks

If you like your lycra, you’ll love these bike tracks in Adelaide.

Perfect for cyclist enthusiasts and novices, there are plenty of popular bike trails around Adelaide offering a unique way to explore the city. So, whether you’re looking for a new route to keep up your fitness, or just a leisurely pedal to your Sunday morning brunch, we’ve got you covered with these bike tracks in Adelaide.

River Torrens Linear Park Trail

The River Torrens Linear Park Trail is a 35km circuit running from...

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March 18, 2019

What To Look For At an Open Inspection

When it comes to new home inspections, it can be easy to get swept up in the excitement of a walk-in wardrobe and miss those water stains or dodgy drainage.

But if you don’t know what to look for when inspecting a house, it could end up costing you thousands in repairs down the track.

Avoid buying a lemon and keep an eye out for these common concerns and defects during your new home inspections.

Inside

A beautifully decorated interior is no match for...

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March 18, 2019

Auction Etiquette: How To Buy A Property At An Auction

Live home auctions are exciting.

There are raised voices, flailing arms, and a bit of friendly competition. But if you’re not prepared, they can be over in a flash and you can leave outbid and empty-handed.

If you’re a property auction first-timer, you might not know the ins and outs of how to buy a house at auction. There are a few things to do before buying at auction to set yourself up for a successful sale.

Things To Do Before...

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February 28, 2019

Buying to Renovate?

When discussing marketing with clients, it's important for us to have an honest conversation on how we can maximise the property’s exposure and attract a larger pool of tenants to the home. Getting this right up front drastically reduces your vacancy period and income loss while increasing the quality of tenants look to rent your investment.

A significant part of this is ensuring your property is set apart from the competition – not only in marketing, but in tenant appeal.

Here are...

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February 28, 2019

Want to pay off your home loan sooner?

It’s everyone’s dream – to pay off your home loan quicker.  And with home loan interest rates at all-time lows the opportunity to pay off a mortgage quicker has never been better. Here are some mortgage saving tips that can speed up loan repayments and reduce your home loan balance.

Increase your repayments
The simplest way to quickly reduce your home loan is to increase your mortgage repayments. Simply by repaying more than the minimum each month you will reduce your...

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February 28, 2019

Can a clean home make you happy?

There aren’t many people out there who can honestly say they love to clean their house.

  • Enjoy an organised space? Sure.
  • Like the feeling of accomplishment afterwards? Well, why not?

But for many, cleaning is a tedious chore. And when cleanliness isn’t a priority, it’s easy for bad habits to creep in and clutter to creep out. 

The Benefits of a Clean Home

 A clean home is a healthy home.

While many of us grumble about doing the weekly vacuum or complain about how often the entertainment unit needs dusting,...

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January 25, 2019

6 Tips for Great Tomatoes this Season

Tomato season is here! To celebrate, we have packed some tomato-growing secrets into six essential tips so you can produce a bumper crop this season.

1. Select a variety right for your garden

One of the most important things you can do when growing tomatoes is to choose the right type for your space.

There are basically two types: bush tomatoes and staking tomatoes. Bush varieties grow to a fixed height with lots of foliage. Staking tomatoes grow like vines and need...

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January 25, 2019

Summer Selling Checklist

This checklist will help you take the first critical steps towards selling your home in 2019.

1. Inspect properties in your neighbourhood

While browsing online will give you some good insight, you’ll also want to get out to physically inspect properties so you can see how your home compares with the stock available to buyers.

Attending open homes also gives you the opportunity to see the local agents in action. Take note of their communication style, how they interact with buyers, whether...

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January 25, 2019

Book Display and Storage Ideas!

There’s no doubt about it – physical books are here to stay.

Sure, eBooks try to lure readers in with the promise of reducing clutter and being easier to take on holidays, but let’s face it: Books smell and look great!

But just because we love our book collection, doesn’t mean we have to let them take over the house.

Put your prized books (e.g. your Harry Potter collection) on display and keep those guilty pleasures (e.g. 50 Shades) hidden with these creative book storage solutions.

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November 30, 2018

How to Reduce Waste This Christmas

Ah, Christmas! It’s a time for spreading cheer, spending time with family, and, unfortunately, producing more waste than any other time of year.

Cut back on the waste this festive season to enjoy the Christmas cheer without compromising Mother Nature. 


Use Solar-Powered Christmas Lights

Transform your home into a magical Christmas wonderland without chewing through electricity. Solar-powered Christmas lights are the perfect way to light up your house and give that overachieving neighbour of...

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