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Buying Tips

In today’s fast paced property market, it pays to have your ducks in a row when purchasing real estate. With demand high and competition fierce, doing your pre-purchase homework may just make the difference in getting your offer over the 'dotted' line.   Here are some useful tips for positioning yourself in a market where 'position' is everything!   Research Research the suburb/s you would like to buy into. Consider affordability, livability and amenit...

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Spring-ify Your Home

There's something totally rejuvenating about spring. Shake off winter and spruce up your home with these super-easy, inexpensive ideas.   Hello Sunshine Open curtains and blinds and clean windows to let the sunshine pour in.   Open the Windows A great way to freshen up your home is by opening the windows. Open them in every room, even for just an hour, to allow circulation and kick out the recycled air of winter. Your house will smell extraordinarily fresh ...

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$2,283 Raised for our SES!

A huge thank you to our community, business owners and our Team for your generous donations in support of the Kaye Charles Real Estate and Vibe Health & Fitness 'SES Fundraiser.' Together we raised $2,283 for our Heroes in Orange! The SES are beyond grateful and will utilise the funds to help keep the unit responding to capacity.    Congratulations to our lucky prize draw winner on taking home a gift bundle valued at over $1,700. Click here to see if it's y...

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Your Story Starts Here

Making the decision to transition your property to market is a major step in your real estate journey. Our collaborative mission is to guide you through this process with care, consideration and service excellence, arriving at your destination with the very best outcome possible.   The first step is to determine where your property sits in the market. Next, after listening to your needs and preferences on how you wish to move forward, we confirm a price point and cus...

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Blink and you've missed it

Welcome back Victoria! We're delighted to re-open our Beaconsfield & Emerald offices after lockdown 4.0 and resume private inspections. Guidelines will be in place for your safety.  High buyer demand has continued into the cooler months, with our team negotiating sales well above expectation and most within days of being listed. Catalysts for this dynamic market include low interest rates, restrictions on international travel, the ability to work remotely and low...

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Never Miss out on a Property Again

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Tips for Presenting your Home

It is important to prepare your home so that your property can be showcased in its best, possible light. Nothing says "welcome" like a freshly cleaned, neatly presented space. It doesn't need to be overwhelming or costly, here are some simple, practical tips to help you master the art of presentation.   KITCHEN Clear bench tops of food, dish racks and cutting boards Remove fridge magnets and other personal items from fridge Remove dishwashing liquids,...

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Winter Nights & Fairy Lights

There is something mystical about sitting around a fire on a clear winter night, wrapped in a blanket, uggies on and a hot chocolate (or something more 😉) by your side. Exhaling fog clouds, feeling the chill on your cheeks, your outdoor entertainment zone need not be totally discounted during the winter months. Dialing up the cosiness factor can be as simple and inexpensive as adding a few key elements....   Lets start with a fire pit, the hero of your outdoor area....

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Statement of Information

You are in the market to purchase a new property and have just stumbled across your dream home. The problem is, you have no idea of the expected selling price. This is where the Statement of Information will give you all the information that you need to help make an informed decision.   What is the Statement of Information On the 1st May 2017 changes to the Estate Agents Act 1980 came in to effect. The new laws help to strengthen the existing underquoting laws alre...

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What is a Section 27 Statement?

A Section 27 Statement is a document that, once executed, enables the seller to gain access to the deposit funds before settlement occurs. Here's a quick rundown of how it works...   The deposit When purchasing real estate, a purchaser must pay a deposit upfront to secure the property. This is usually 10% of the sale price (although it could be more or less). Once paid, the deposit is held by the real estate agency in a trust account.    On settlement d...