10 things to splurge on when renovating to sell

If you’re renovating to sell, the stakes are high. Firstly, you’ll want to make sure you’re adding value to the property and improving its appeal to buyers. Secondly, you’ll be working to a tighter timeline than those renovating for…

What can you really get for your money? Here’s how to find out

When your search results don’t match any properties, don’t be disheartened, it may just be a matter of knowing what your money can get you and where.  Melbourne-based licensed real estate agent and buyers advocate, Cate Bakos, offers…

10 tips to make moving day stress free

There aren’t too many people who are enthusiastic about moving house. Even if your new home is a big upgrade from your old home, you still have to spend days on end packing up your belongings and setting up in your new abode. The day…

Budgeting tips for first home buyers

Buying a home is the biggest financial commitment most people will ever make and a big part of getting it right is saving for that all-important deposit. Once you’re in the savings mindset and working towards your deposit there are a…

How to freshen up an investment property

A freshly updated property can attract a higher quality tenant – even a higher rental price, here are some tips to give your investment property a freshen up. 1. Do a deep clean A big clean in between tenants can make a huge difference…