The benefits to working from home can be big – no costly commuting expenses, greater flexibility and the freedom to get through your work day in a more relaxed way (as long as you still look professional from the waist up for that important Zoom meeting!). One downside, though? You don’t have the luxury of […]

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Home Business Insurance

September 28th

In pre-COVID times, a percentage of business owners chose to run their business from home because of the lifestyle benefits of managing family and work under one roof, whilst others made the choice to create a home office because of the lower overheads. Since the outbreak of the pandemic has had an impact on the […]

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If you have plans to own your own home or investment property, the great news is that it’s never too early to take action. And the first important step? Saving sufficient money for the deposit you will need to be approved for your very first mortgage. How much do you need for a deposit on […]

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COVID has seen some people’s fortunes turn upside-down, while others, driven by their own unique circumstances, seem to be doing better than ever. And in the property market, things have also been on the move. But…is now the right time to buy? Should you sell? What about purchasing investment property? With the combination of interest […]

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With EOFY just behind us, property investors preparing their tax returns must take smart steps to maximise claims and potential tax benefits by getting documents in the best possible order to lodge an accurate return. To help make tax time less stressful, try these practical tips for managing EOFY and your mortgage. Work with a […]

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The transition between outgoing and incoming financial years is ideal motivation to get your paperwork in order – and commit to being even more organised for the year ahead. Try these four practical EOFY tips for business owners: Have all documents ready To make filing your tax a lot easier, preparation is key. These days, […]

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As the global pandemic continues to impact property prices and home-buyer behaviour, mortgage brokers across Australia are dealing with new demand as property markets in regional centres attract incredible interest from potential buyers keen to explore house prices beyond the major city centres. With prices in many regional destinations rising at double the rate of […]

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When budgets are tight, home-owners often turn inward to take on home handyperson jobs and renovations by themselves. But while some things, such as gas, plumbing and electrical-related repairs and refurbishments must only be undertaken by licensed professionals, painting is one of those tasks that many people tackle alone. To help you paint your house […]

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A current over-supply of properties in the rental markets of Australia’s biggest cities is seeing rental prices fall – something that will have an impact on landlords and investors. According to the latest data from the ANZ CoreLogic Housing Affordability report, advertisements for rental properties in inner-Melbourne had increased by 57%, with data related to […]

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As Australians’ acceptance of working from home sparks a shift in regional and interstate property prices, an interesting list of suburbs around the nation are enjoying a property sales boom. More buyers trying Tasmania for property bargains According to new data published by realestate.com.au, houses in the scenic waterside suburb of Seven Mile Beach, on […]

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