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  • ADDITION BY SUBTRACTION: WHY SOMETIMES MINIMALISM IS MORE

    Feeling that your home is lacking that certain ‘je nes sais quoi’? Perhaps it needs to lack a little more! Before setting off on a large-scale makeover, take a step back and assess your current decor. You might find that what you take away, not what you add, makes the biggest difference … Read more

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  • HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF A SMALL KITCHEN

    As a prospective home buyer, chances are that the kitchen is high up your list of priorities. Indeed, the kitchen and master bathroom are the two most important rooms for buyers when choosing real estate, according to Forbes. Even if the rest of the house checks out, a small kitchen can … Read more

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  • PREPARING FOR AUCTION

    The excitement and anticipation of an auction is probably the way most people imagine they will buy a property. The idea of bidding at auction can be daunting or thrilling depending on the individual. Most likely it will be a little of both. Of course, the best way of approaching … 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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  • RAY WHITE’S TANTALISING TOP 10 KITCHENS

    There’s no better time to hang around the kitchen than during the chilly months of winter. Whether a casserole cook or a shellfish chef, the perfect cuccina is a big tick item. We’ve called these kitchens our Tantalising Top Ten for Tasty Treats and Toasty Tidbits! 9 Ebsworth Rd, Rosebay, … Read more

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  • STYLING FOR SALE

    by Stephanie Williams How you prepare your home for sale can make a significant difference to your eventual sale price. When you’re selling a property, first impressions are everything. From the listing to the open for inspection, the way you present your property can reap solid financial rewards. When … 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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  • SEVEN DECORATING HACKS YOU WISH YOU’D KNOWN EARLIER

    Having the inside scoop on industry tips and tricks is a great way to get (and stay) ahead, especially when it comes to painting and decorating. If you’re completing the final touch-ups to get your home ready for auction or have just purchased a new house, take a look at … Read more

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  • NINE WAYS TO MAKE A SMALL ROOM LOOK BIGGER AND FEEL SPACIOUS

    Small spaces in the home are becoming more common whether through choice or necessity. It doesn’t have to be a negative – there are plenty of ways to make a small room feel larger and yet retain a cosy and homely feel. The good news is, you don’t have to completely redecorate to … Read more

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  • WHAT IS A CONTRACT OF SALE?

    A document signed by both the seller and buyer. It outlines all of property details including the prices agreed by bother parties. Usually, the contract of sale is drawn up by the real estate agent on behalf of the seller. However, if the property has been sold at auction of … Read more

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