Upper Coomera Blog

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A number of reasons why winter is a great time to sell!

Published  about 1 month

Contrary to popular belief of winter is actually a great time to sell your house. Listings may be down, but this actually makes it a great time to sell, due to less competition on the market, while still retaining the same level of buyers. Winter traditionally means a fall of up to a quarter in ...

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What to do to your investment to make it rental ready

Published  5 months

If you are thinking of renting out your property, there are a number of things to make sure of before the home can be classed rental ready. A properly prepared home will not only collect a better weekly rent and attract quality tenants, it will also help ease the rental process from start to fini...

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How house plants can help sell your home!

Published  6 months

Indoor gardening can defiantly be a fun activity that you can enjoy with family and friends, with our amazing verity here in Australia you can find many indoor plants that require very little maintenance. In saying all that, you must be thinking, how does having Indoor plants help sell my home? ...

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Gardening tips that can help increase the value of your home!

Published  7 months

If you’re looking at selling your home, we have comprised a list of gardening tips you can do to help achieve a higher value when it comes time to sell.   Define lawn edges At the very least mow and edge your lawn. Edging your lawn makes a garden (or yard) look restrained and tamed, whic...

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First Impressions are Everything

Published  11 months

If you are wanting to sell or rent our your home, there are a few important things to make sure of to secure a quality buyers/tenants for your property.  It is impotrant that your house is neat, clean and tidy. A property that does not present well may not appeal to quality buyer or tenants who...

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Renovations Areas With The Best Return When The Time Comes To Sell

Published  11 months

Not all renovations will make you a tidy profit when you come to sell your property. Some projects will cost more than they will ever give you back. So what are the most lucrative projects to add value to your home and give you the best return come sales day? Kitchen Updating or replacing the k...

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Will the Commonwealth Games effects the Gold Coast?

Published  12 months

Australia has a long history of hosting world class sporting events. From the recent Cricket World Cup to the groundbreaking Olympic Games in Sydney 15 years ago, the country has an underlying passion and enthusiasm for sport. The Gold Coast is now at the for front of gearing up for the Commonwe...

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Landlords rights and responsibilities

Published  12 months

All landlords (or lessors) in Queensland have many rights and responsibilities to consider. The Residential Tenancies Authority provides a guide for landlords renting out residential properties in Queensland. Tenant character and credit checks Tenancy databases list people who have previously ...

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New Smoke Alarm Legislations for Rental Properties

Published  12 months

Smoke alarms save lives. Reports have found that the risk of death in a house fire is reduced by more than half if properly maintained smoke alarms are installed. Queensland now has the most comprehensive smoke alarm legislation in Australia after coronial recommendations into the tragic death o...

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Best Ways To Present & Style Your Home For A Sale!

Published  12 months

There’s an old saying – ‘first impressions last’ – and nothing could be truer when it comes to presenting your property for sale. That means a tidy and presentable interior and exterior, as many people will drive-by before deciding whether to inspect it on open days. Your property is usually jus...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Auction Your Property !

Published  12 months

If you’ve decided to sell your home, choosing the right method of sale is extremely important. That’s why at Raine and Horne Upper Coomera we believe Auctioning is the best way to achieve a premium price for your property, here are 6 reasons why that is! 1. Creating competition Auctions create...

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State by State Housing Market & Economic Update for July 2017

Published  about 1 year

Now that we’re half way through the year it’s a good time to check on how our property markets are performing. We started the year with a tug of war… On the one hand home buyers and investors were clamouring to buy real estate.  On the other hand, APRA and the RBA were trying to hose down the b...

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