To downsize or not to downsize

May 3, 2018 1:40:23 PM Share this:

Whether you are retiring, looking to free up some capital, or simply wanting to de-clutter, downsizing can offer some real advantages – but it also comes with some downsides. We weigh up the pros and cons of making this lifestyle change.

PRO: A smaller home means smaller bills

If you are looking to save on daily living costs, downsizing into an apartment or smaller home usually means you will save on basics such as heating costs, electricity, and house insurance.


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Topics: property focus, Australia Real Estate, Newsletters

Tips for Moving House with Kids

Mar 19, 2018 3:03:56 PM Share this:

Moving house with kids can be stressful and upsetting for everyone, but particularly young children, especially if they’ve previously only known one home. But with a little foresight, planning and some good old distraction techniques moving to a new home need not be traumatic.


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Topics: Moving House, Buying Real Estate, Blog, Australia Real Estate

Garage Sale Success Tips

Mar 16, 2018 2:33:00 PM Share this:

Moving to a new house is a great opportunity to get rid of junk and unwanted household items which have accumulated in dark corners, cupboards, attics over the years. Garage sales are an Australian institution, with seasoned garage sale chasers searching the advertising columns every weekend and seeking out bargains. Whether you hold a traditional garage sale or are readying for an online sale, your junk is certainly someone else’s treasure.


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Topics: Australia Real Estate, Garages, tips, property focus, Newsletter

Buying an investment property – some legal questions you need to consider

Oct 31, 2017 3:30:00 PM Share this:

Before you buy an investment property you need to ask yourself two key questions, how will you buy the property and what exactly are you buying?


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Topics: Australia Real Estate, Australia Property, Property Management Focus, Blog, Conveyancing

Selling your property – tips for choosing the right legal team for you

Oct 24, 2017 2:17:00 AM Share this:

Selling a property can be a very rewarding experience, but without the right legal team behind you, it can be real mess.


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Topics: Australia Property, Australia Real Estate, property focus, Blog, Lawlab, Conveyancing

The October issue of Property Focus is here!

Oct 13, 2017 4:09:46 PM Share this:

In this month's issue we bring the latest news, fact and figures from the world of Australian real estatem plus tips to renovate wisely along with ideas to dresss your home for open house success. 


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Topics: property focus, Australia Real Estate, Open For Inspection, Open Homes, Renovations, home renovation, Add Value To Your Property, Blog