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Dreaming of renovating? Don’t touch that hammer just yet

What’s your vision for your Melbourne property? Dreaming of an addition? Or is a revamped kitchen more what you had in mind? Renovations are a great way to increase resale value and change the w... View more

How to spend the perfect day in Ivanhoe

Wander through Ivanhoe and you’d never guess you were just a 20-minute drive from the city centre. Compared to neighbouring suburbs, Ivanhoe is a peaceful paradise, complete with picturesque hil... View more

3 easy ways to improve the air quality in your home

Australians are lucky to enjoy plenty of fresh air and low levels of pollution. Even our cities are filled with enviable green spaces, parks and recreation areas – look at the Yarra Bend Park in... View more

My property manager can do what?

Being a landlord isn’t easy without the right property manager. From finding the right tenants to arranging maintenance and settling disputes, there’s a lot more to the job than collecting... View more

How to get your home ready for a summer sale in Melbourne

Getting your home ready for a summer sale in Melbourne. Summer is a great time to sell your home. The weather is perfect for presenting your property in the best light, and with so many people buzzing... View more

How to make an older home stand out to buyers

When you drive north of Melbourne’s CBD, many suburb streets are lined with those quintessentially Australian Victorian era homes. Intricate lacework adorns the front balcony and whether brick r... View more

3 tips to make your Melbourne home more energy efficient

The Victorian government is heavily invested in improving the energy efficiency of its residents, with its Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme kicking off in 2009. Under this scheme, Vict... View more

How solar panels can raise the value of your Melbourne property

Australians spent $70 million on solar panels last December. That figure comes from the Moreland Council, who have partnered with Positive Charge to provide cheaper, better quality solar photovoltaic ... View more

What is overcapitalisation, and how can you avoid it in Melbourne property?

Overcapitalisation is a risk for any Melbourne property investor. This is a situation where you make renovations or additions to a rental property that cost more than the value that is added to the ho... View more

3 simple home maintenance projects for the summer

The summer holidays are a great time to do some quick maintenance projects, repairs and renovations. Whether you’re looking to sell your home in 2017 or spruce it up and perhaps increase your re... View more

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