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Property market update July 2020

If there’s one word to describe the Australian property market, it’s resilient. Even among the tumult of 2020, prices have stayed relatively steady across the country – defying pessimists who predicted otherwise. As we enter a new financial year, the…

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The ultimate winter hibernation guide

The nights are drawing in and there’s a definite chill in the air. Hibernate in comfort this winter by making your home into a cosy haven. Here’s how. 1. Cuddle up under a blanket – or five Layer your furniture…

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How digital selling supports a strong property market

A good real estate agent is agile and responsive. You’ve got to be good at thinking on your feet in any sales role — especially with so much at stake. So it’s no wonder that Elders Real Estate has been…

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HomeBuilder: What is it, and are you eligible?

Planning to build or substantially renovate your house? The HomeBuilder grant is here to help. This latest government stimulus spending is aimed squarely at the construction industry, with huge benefits for homeowners. What is HomeBuilder? Treasury says that HomeBuilder “provides…

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How to get a home loan in the age of COVID-19

With interest rates at rock bottom, home loans have never been so affordable. But has the COVID-19 pandemic made things harder for would-be borrowers? John Rolfe, head of Elders Home Loans, calls it a ‘moving beast’. “Lenders are definitely very…

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How to make sense of property price predictions

What impact has COVID-19 had on property prices? And are the dire predictions of some experts likely to come true? Price predictions are all over the place at the moment, leaving buyers and sellers understandably confused. Here’s how to make…

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Five lockdown boredom busters

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, you wouldn’t be alone if you felt a little bored. With Australians urged to stay home except for essential trips, our own four walls have become a very familiar sight. 1. Take in some art…

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Keeping fit when you’re stuck at home

Stuck at home and eating too much of your pandemic comfort baking? If you’ve piled on a few pounds during the current situation, you’re not alone. Current government recommendations state that we should all aim for at least 30 minutes…

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Geelong welcomes Anthony Stevens

Want fine dining, a vibrant city culture and hip laneway coffee houses? Or maybe you’d prefer somewhere on the waterfront, where the kids can ride a classic carousel while you eat fish and chips on the promenade? Then again, maybe…

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Office set ups for every home

If you can work from home, chances are that you are already doing it. In the fight against COVID-19, most Australian workplaces have shifted to work-from-home arrangements for those who can do so. We’ve seen a run on monitors, keyboards,…

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