Adding Value with DIY Projects

Feb 20, 2019 6:24:00 AM Share this:

Cost is usually a major factor when it comes to any home renovations, and weighing up the cost versus return is an important part of your decision making. Whether you’re looking to sell your home or just freshen it up, here are a few low cost projects that you can do yourself to revitalise your home and add value.


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Topics: Newsletters, DIY, Investors, Renovations, Home Renovations, Australia Mortgage

Frequently asked questions about depreciation

Feb 19, 2019 3:42:23 PM Share this:

Owners of investment property should be aware of depreciation related to their property. But what exactly does it mean to use depreciation to your advantage? Our partners at BMT Tax Depreciation help sort out the facts from fiction.


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Topics: Newsletter, Investing in Property, BMT Tax Depreciation

Apartment buying highs and lows

Feb 11, 2019 10:15:00 AM Share this:

While the majority of Australians still live in houses, the trend toward apartment living is growing thanks to a growing population of downsizers and the appeal of urban living. 


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Topics: Residential, Buying, Australia

Nine Tips for a Hiring Builder

Feb 8, 2019 11:48:01 AM Share this:

Making updates and changes to your home is stressful enough without having to worry about reckless builders ruining your experience. If you’ve never dealt with a builder before how do you know where to start?


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Topics: Newsletters, Blog, property focus

The December 2018 edition of Property Focus newsletter is here!

Jan 8, 2019 3:18:11 PM Share this:

In our final edition of the popular Property Focus newsletter, we discuss the strategy of holding open homes when selling a property, plus our top security tips for your property over the holiday season. 


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Topics: property focus, Newsletter

Home security tips over the holiday season

Dec 13, 2018 3:03:55 PM Share this:

For many of us, the Christmas / New Year break is the best time of the year to get away for that well-earned rest.


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Topics: Holiday Home, Newsletter, Australia Real Estate, Lifestyle and Rural Property Focus

Why hold open homes when selling?

Dec 10, 2018 4:16:58 PM Share this:

How can you prepare for an open home? Your sales consultant will do all them marketing necessary to attract the maximum number of visitors to your open home. However, when you have them there, you will want to ensure you present your home in the best possible light.


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Topics: Selling, property focus, Newsletter, Australia Real Estate

Harcourts Honoured with Gold Quality Service Award by Reader’s Digest

Nov 26, 2018 2:57:43 PM Share this:

Harcourts Group Australia has been named the Gold Winner in the Real Estate category at the Reader’s Digest 2018 Quality Service Awards. The awards are determined by a public vote and recognise companies that deliver outstanding customer service.


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Topics: Client Testimonials, Awards, News, Australia Real Estate, Press relese

The November edition of Property Focus newsletter is now available

Nov 22, 2018 10:10:47 AM Share this:

In this issue, we look at the five things you need to know about home loan protection, thanks to our partners Mortgage Express, along with tips and tricks to protecting your home this holiday season. 


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Topics: Newsletters, Blog, Home Loan, property focus, Safety, Mortgage Express, Home Tips

Is Your Home Loan Protected?

Nov 8, 2018 2:49:06 PM Share this:

There’s no doubt that taking on a mortgage is a huge commitment; one that lasts for at least 20 years. So, what happens when things go wrong? You lose your job, suffer an illness, injury, or worse and you’re not able to meet your mortgage repayments? How do you ensure you don’t lose your family home? Take a look at these five things you need to know about home loan protection.


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Topics: Newsletters, Mortgage Broker, Blog, property focus, Australia Mortgage, Home Loan Protection Plan