Scents to Help Sell Your Property For You

Scents that help you sell your property for more money

Looking at selling? The first step, before you require conveyancing, is to entice a buyer to want to purchase your property. It is scientifically proven that our judgment can be influenced by our sensory receptors and perceptions. Not just the appearance of an object but the smell, can also influence buyer’s decisions. The appearance of […]

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Settlement Delayed? Here’s What You Need to Know and Do Next

What to do when you have Settlement Delays

First things first, what does Settlement Delay mean? Settlements are delayed when either the buyer (the Purchaser) or the Seller (the Vendor) are unable to meet the Settlement day. Settlement day is probably the most important day in conveyancing. It is the date and time set by the Vendor in the Contract of Sale, for […]

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Painting the RIGHT First Impression When it Comes to Selling Your Property

Using the right paint colour to help sell your property

If you are selling or buying a house, without you knowing it, the first impression of the exterior paint colour could determine the fate of the home.   Your house colour is a window to your personality! The interior paint of the house reflects the personality and lifestyle of the owner whereas the external paint reflects […]

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Courage, motivation, dedication from one of our very own

“Courage, motivation, dedication and a supportive social circle, are all you need to pursue your dreams and be who you always only ever dreamed of being.” Rose Bristow, our Financial Manager, has set yet another example for the world, that it is never too late to become more capable, as she graduated from CQU with […]

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Smoke Alarm Obligations for Both Landlords and Tenants

Landlord smoke alarm obligations

Your obligations under the 2017 smoke alarm legislation and changes coming 1 January, 2022.  Landlords are responsible for the installation of smoke alarms that comply with new Smoke Alarm legislation, introduced on 1 January, 2017.  Existing smoke alarms manufactured more than 10 years ago, as well as any smoke alarms that do not operate when […]

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4 Key Refinancing Traps to Be Aware Of

4 Key Refinancing Traps to Be Aware Of

Are you constantly thinking of your finances? You are not alone. Financial stress is rapidly rising in Australia. With the added consequences of COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, one in two (almost 47%) of Australians suffered through risen financial stress during the last few months, according to a recent study by Australian National University. As Australia […]

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First Home Buyer? What Costs to Factor in When Purchasing Your New Property

Costs to factor in as a first home buyer

There are certain costs associated with purchasing a home in Queensland. Here we talk about the basic costs to factor in, to ensure you are aware and covered, when buying your first home.   Before you buy  Transfer duty (previously known as stamp duty) To calculate estimate, visit:  https://www.qld.gov.au/housing/buying-owning-home/advice-buying-home/transfer-duty/how-much-you-will-pay/calculating-transfer-duty/estimate-transfer-duty Land tax clearance certificate Professional valuation  […]

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COMBUSTIBLE CLADDING REGULATION (QLD)

COMBUSTIBLE CLADDING REGULATION (QLD) The new Building and Other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018 (Qld) has been in force since 1 October 2018. The regulation was enacted following the tragic fire at the Grenfell Tower in London (2017) and Lacrosse Building in Melbourne in 2014. Applicable Buildings The regulation applies to all privately-owned buildings which received […]

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Natural Disaster

Natural Disaster When natural disasters strike, it can often lend itself to increased stress on home buyers & sellers should they have existing contracts in place within a disaster zone. Passing of Risk – In most cases, the risk of the property passes to the buyer shortly after the Contract has been signed. It is […]

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