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How to Keep Your Office Looking Presentable at All Times

24 January 2017
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When you're busy trying to run an enterprise, it's very easy to ignore the condition of your office. You may find yourself oblivious to the thick layers of dust on your employee's desks, the overflowing rubbish bins and the reams of paperwork piling up everywhere. However, a disorganised, messy office can have a detrimental effect not only on your employees' productivity levels (as it's much harder to work efficiently in an untidy, dirty environment) but also on the reputation of your enterprise; visiting business associates and clients who see your office in this state may conclude that you and your staff aren't coping very well with your current workload. Read More …

Drawing a Clear Line of Distinction Between Strata Titles and Body Corporates

3 January 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you do not know where to start your home ownership journey, strata living would be a great place to start. As the cost of owning and maintaining residential property continues to soar up with each passing year, many potential home buyers are finding it increasingly difficult to afford a decent home. That is why strata living has gained so much popularity in recent years, as it recognises that not everyone has the budget for a non-strata home, which is generally more expensive to buy and maintain. Read More …

Six Ways Locksmiths Can Save Your Day Without Changing Your Locks

30 December 2016
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Locksmiths; we often only think about them in an emergency when we've walked out the door to realise we've left our only set of keys on the kitchen table. Contrarily, locksmiths play an integral part in building security and provide services that can be particularly useful to us that we may not even be aware of. Most locksmiths will also offer a handful of other services outside of getting you into your locked home which you can utilise to boost the functionality of your home. Read More …

Selling A House With Asbestos? Here Are The Steps That You Should Take

30 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Homes that were built before the 80s may contain asbestos in their insulating materials, plumbing fixtures, and roofing materials. If you intend to sell such a house, it is essential to ascertain whether asbestos is present as it can influence the entire sales process. Prior knowledge can help you to take the necessary measures to ensure that the hazardous material is remediated so that it does not affect the value of the property. Read More …

Property Management: Dealing with Common Challenges

19 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Managing your property can be a challenge, especially if you own several properties with numerous tenants. The logistics of advertising vacant houses, renting, and maintaining the properties can be tasking. In addition, you may have to deal with rogue tenants. As a property owner, there are several measures you can take in property management to mitigate such eventualities. 1. Know all Applicable laws You have built your property, and you are now looking for tenants. Read More …

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How to Choose a Real Estate Agent

Hello, I’m Marcy and welcome to my tips blog on choosing a real estate agent. Last year, my boyfriend and I decided to sell our home and upgrade to a bigger house. Although we’d had some exposure to agents when we bought our first home, this was the first time we’d had to choose an agent to sell for us. This wasn’t exactly a difficult process as such, but there were a lot of things to consider that we hadn’t even thought about before we started looking at which company to use. I think the things we learned could be useful if you’re looking to choose a real estate agent for the first time too.