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Second round of Government First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

From 1 July 2020, 10,000 new places under the Australian Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS) became available for the 2020-21 financial year.
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Selling

How to get your house ready to sell in 5 easy steps

Selling a home you live in can be a high-pressure situation, but it doesn’t have to be high-stress. Here are 5 easy steps to preparing your house for sale.
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Lifestyle

Home office ideas

Now that we’re all spending a lot more time working from home, it’s a great time to put some real consideration into your home office. When it comes to creating a modern home office, you’d be wise to first compile a checklist of what you need your space to do for you.
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Lifestyle

Designing a DIY Kitchen: Where to start?

Overhauling your kitchen requires careful planning. Not only do you have aesthetic decisions to make, there’s also budget, layout and functionality to consider – without blowing out the schedule.
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Lifestyle

Five ways to refresh your bathroom for under $500

While typically one of the most complicated spaces to renovate, a bathroom refresh no longer requires a full overhaul on a large budget. Reimagine your space with these five under-$500 insider tips to transform it into the bathroom of your dreams.
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Buying

Property prices on the rise in Sutherland Shire

Property prices in the Sutherland market have bounced back more than 15 per cent from where they were during the 2017 market downturn.
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Lifestyle

The hottest interior design trends for 2020

It’s in our nature to embrace change in January and it’s the same with our interiors – a new season is an opportunity to shake things up around the home.
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Selling

3 DIY ideas to get your bathroom & kitchen up to date

If you’re looking to sell and your bathroom and kitchen are looking a bit outdated, some DIY cosmetic flourishes could be just the ticket to increased buyer favouritism.
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Lifestyle

Your Home – What Does Council Consider?

Deciding whether or not to build is always an exciting prospect, and usually, a decision to build must be accompanied by a Development Application (DA) in NSW (in other states they are called Planning Approvals).
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Lifestyle

Can I Fit A Granny Flat In My Back Yard?

Granny flats are a great investment for your property and your future. If you live in NSW and are considering adding a detached granny flat to boost the value of your property or house your parents or your teenaged children.
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Buying

Saving up a deposit - How much do you really need?

Saving a deposit for your first home is one of the hardest things you will ever need to do. So how much do you actually need?
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Buying

Getting ready for settlement day

You've bought your dream home and settlement is approaching, what actually happens now?
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