Mosman Blog

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How to manage TOY clutter

Published  over 1 year

If you have children, the odds are your living areas are breeding grounds for Lego bricks, puzzles, oversized Fnaf Plushies, Nerf Guns, dolls, remote control cars and Pokémon trading cards. What is more, the clutter of playthings could be a major problem if you’re trying to sell the property. If...

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Small changes to investor tax benefits.

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From July 1 this year, landlords will not be able to claim travel expenses. On future purchases, depreciation will not be claimable on items purchased by the previous owner....

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New First Home Buyer Tax Break

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A tax break for first home buyers. From July 1 this year, first home buyers will be able to make voluntary contributions of up to $15,000 per year into their super, which will be taxed at just 15%, to save for their first home. The maximum overall contribution will be $30,000 - in your lifetime...

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Pest and Building Inspection. Do we really need them?

Published  about 2 years

The simple answer is YES. If you are buying a property, particularly a house, you should always obtain a pest and building inspection report before you sign the contract. What is a Pest Report? A pest report is a document prepared by a professional who has inspected the property you wish to pu...

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How can we keep our homes safe this magpie season?

Published  about 2 years

Everyone knows spring is the traditional property season, but many do not know it is also magpie nesting season and unlike the property market, magpies can drop on you when you least expect it! A Brisbane study has shown only 9% of magpies are aggressive towards people. Even though most magpies ...

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Free E-waste Drop Off Date

Published  about 2 years

Did you know that your e-waste is packed full of valuable metals and plastics that can be used to create other electronic products? Lets make the most of those resources. Recycle your e-waste at Mosman Councils free e-waste drop off day on Sunday 11 September. Residents from Mosman and Sydney-wi...

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First Spring Campaign winning vendor announced!

Published  about 2 years

We are now one month into the 2016 Spring Campaign, and we have just drawn the first winner of a $10,000 Harvey Norman gift voucher! Congratulations to vendor Douglas and Janice Taylor, who are selling their property with Greg Bartrim of Raine and Horne Ettalong Beach/St Huberts Island on the NS...

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Raine & Horne has Sydney’s North Shore covered with launch of Hornsby office.

Published  about 2 years

One of the most recognised brands in real estate has opened a new office in Sydney, launching a major attack on the popular Upper North Shore property market. Raine & Horne Hornsby will be led by experienced local agent Chris Hopkins and his wife Susie, and will deliver the 133 year old family o...

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Pet’s Day Out 2016 in Mosman

Published  over 2 years

Raine and Horne Mosman staff will be amongst local residents taking part in the event Pets, pet owners and animal lovers are invited on Sunday 28 August 2016 from 10.00am-2.00pm at Mosman Square & Village Green to get together and celebrate our furry, hairy, scaly, feathery and slithery friends ...

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A New Era for Strata

Published  over 2 years

Reforms to benefit more than two million people in NSW who own, rent or manage strata will come into effect from 30/11/2016. After an extensive public consultation over five years and 3000 submissions, over 90 amendments to the strata legislation will aim to reduce red tape, help strata communit...

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Mosman goes Plastic Free in July.

Published  over 2 years

Plastic free July started as a local community initiative in Perths western suburbs in 2011 to educate residents on the important notion of reuse. Plastic free July aims to raise awareness of the amount of single use disposable plastic in our lives and challenges people to do something about it. ...

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Change Your Smoke Alarm!

Published  over 2 years

1st of May 2016 marked the 10-year anniversary of the introduction of NSW legislation to ensure all homes have at least one smoke alarm per floor. According to FRNSW smoke alarms are affected by dust, insects, humidity and age, so they should be replaced every 10 years. Also, technology has moved...

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