6 HIDDEN COSTS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING YOUR NEXT HOME

Property value (10% deposit): $1,000,000 Stamp duty: $40,000 Conveyancer/solicitor & legal fees: $2000 Lender’s Mortgage insurance: $20,000 Pest and building inspection: $400 Mortgage registration & transfer fee: $300 Council and utility rates: roughly $550 P.Q Total costs = $1063,250 1.Stamp Duty Stamp duty is a tax that state and territory governments charge for certain documents and …

Home style on a budget

So you are a little tight with money at the moment, but would like to give your home a little lift. There are many things you can do to style your home and make it look fresh and amazing on any budget.  I have listed 5 cheap and easy wasy below to transform your home …

4 cool tips for selling in Winter

With winter well underway, many homeowners are preparing to batten down the hatches and wait for the warm weather to return before putting their house on the market. This is because winter is generally not considered to be the best time to sell, as buyers are less likely to spend cold weekends inspecting homes and …

Common mistakes made when selling your home

1. Being too busy to de-clutter the home before inspections. Allowing potential buyers to inspect your home when it doesn’t look its best is a bad mistake. Decluttering is essential to help buyers imagine how their own furniture would look in your space. General cleaning is important too;  make sure your home is sparkling clean inside and …

Thinking of selling? 10 tips to get your home ready

If you’re intending to sell your home this year you’ll want to invest some time into decluttering – mess and chaos is one the top turn offs for buyers. We accumulate a lot of things moving through life. Many outlive their usefulness (and if we’re being honest, some didn’t have much use to begin with). But …