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  • Decoding property language: 10 terms you should understand

    As if finding your dream home or that perfect Redlands investment property isn’t tricky enough already, the process can be further complicated by the jargon used by mortgage and property experts. If you’re feeling confused or overwhelmed by words you don’t understand, you’re not alone. The number of Australians who don’t understand … Read more

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  • Key things to understand about your tenancy agreement

    It probably won’t be news to you that when renting a Alexandra Hills property, you’ll need to sign a tenancy agreement. The legal document, also known as Form 18a, is an agreement between you, as the tenant, and the landlord or the property manager that they have appointed. In basic terms, … Read more

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  • 3 benefits of a creating a home office in your property

    A work/home balance, avoiding traffic jams, saving on fuel costs, and fewer distractions all rank as benefits of working from home, according to a recent Microsoft survey. With home working becoming more common, could your Alexandra Hills property benefit from an office? Will it be the one thing that seals the deal … Read more

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  • 3 contract of sale conditions buyers should consider

    Whether buying your first home, an investment property or climbing one step closer to your dream home in Alexandra Hills, there’s a lot to be considered in the purchasing process. Once you’ve put the rewarding search for your next home behind you, it’s time to lock in that contract of sale. … Read more

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  • Flooring options for your next reno project

    Whether you’re preparing to sell or doing up your home to get comfortable for the years ahead, flooring is often one of the more expensive and daunting areas to renovate. That said, it can also be the most in-need. Trodden-down and stained carpets or scratched-up floor boards can be serious detractors. With that in … Read more

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  • So, you’ve bought an investment property. What’s next?

    If you’ve just bought your very first investment property then our hats are off to you! You’re now on your way to building the passive income you’ve dreamed of. Buying real estate in Alexandra Hills is only the first step in achieving your property investment dreams though. What’s next in your … Read more

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  • Which method of property sale works best for you?

    There are all sorts of different ways to sell real estate here in Alexandra Hills. If you’re thinking about taking your home to the market for any reason, consider what you want from the sale process to figure out the best method for you. Private treaty Perhaps the most straightforward of sale methods, this involves … Read more

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  • 4 tips for preparing for a rental inspection

    A few things are certain in life – like taxes and, of course, rental inspections! While these may seem like a frustrating process, inspections are necessary for both renters and landlords to ensure the property is well looked after, safe and comfortable. So, next time an inspection is due for your … Read more

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  • 4 questions you and your partner should ask before you house hunt

    Are you and your partner looking to enter the Alexandra Hills property market by buying your very first home? Working together could be a great way to increase your collective income and capital, and thus purchasing power. It’s also a fantastic opportunity to strengthen your relationship and overcome teamwork challenges. That said, … Read more

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  • Make the sale with these three property staging tips

    If you’ve owned your home for long, chances are there are signs of you and your family everywhere. Worn carpets, well-loved furniture and stuff all over the place. And that’s fine – unless you have house hunters coming over. When you’re selling your property, a strong first impression is key. With so … Read more

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